Life of Fred: Eden Series Set 2

Life of Fred: Eden Series Set 2

# LOFED2

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Grades: K-2

Category Description for Life of Fred Eden Series:

Move over, Gossie and Gertie; Life of Fred is breaking into the early reader genre with the Eden series. Fans of Fred will immediately recognize the trademark sparse graphics (not in quantity, just as a type) and subtle humor. Prof. Schmidt even makes a couple of cameo appearances (as a bus driver/ticket seller in Bus and as himself in Duck). As a LOF fan, I enjoyed reading through each one. They are not phonetic readers, though they have controlled vocabulary that is much more true to beginner reading level than many of the larger publishers' series. Here children will meet both Fred as a (more or less) average four-year old and his compatriot, Kingie (the talking, artistic doll that appears later in the LOF series; notably in Calculus). They will also learn about colors, travel, packing for a trip, counting, how to make French fries and mashed potatoes, and a little grammar. Mostly, though, they will learn about the life of Fred on a trip at age four. I like that the books are part of an overall storyline that begins in Blue and goes through Rain (and possibly beyond). The books are appropriately silly, look like a mishmash of drawings by a four-year-old and graphic art, and are reasonably priced for hardback books. If you're already a Fred fan, you will enjoy introducing your budding reader to him. If not, it's worth a try as an easy reader series. All books are hardbound, 32 pgs.




Primary Subject
Reading/Literature
Grade Start
K
Grade End
2
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Z-twist Books
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My 3 year old loves to be included in school time. He loves to get out his"math" and he is learning some sight words. It is a great series!
Hannah N on Jan 10, 2019
Series 1 was such a hit! Looking forward to more laughing and learning with Fred!
Lourdes O on Dec 29, 2017
My 3 year old loves to be included in school time. He loves to get out his"math" and he is learning some sight words. It is a great series!
Hannah N on Jan 10, 2019
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Juliana G on Jan 30, 2018
Series 1 was such a hit! Looking forward to more laughing and learning with Fred!
Lourdes O on Dec 29, 2017
We loved series 1!
Linda A on May 3, 2017
have set 1, wanted to complete our set
Loren G on Aug 19, 2016
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Juliana G on Jan 30, 2018
We loved series 1!
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