Life of Fred: Eden Series Set 1

Life of Fred: Eden Series Set 1

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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
Format
Product Bundle
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Z-twist Books
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We love Life of Fred, so I wanted to try out this curriculum.
Stacy J on Aug 12, 2020
We have a first grader at a Waldorf school and are looking for some readers to work on over the summer. We've worked through the BOB Books and need something new.
Caroline P on May 8, 2020
We love Life of Fred, so I wanted to try out this curriculum.
Stacy J on Aug 12, 2020
My son loves Fred. These readers will motivate him to learn to read.
Katherine H on Jun 30, 2020
We have a first grader at a Waldorf school and are looking for some readers to work on over the summer. We've worked through the BOB Books and need something new.
Caroline P on May 8, 2020
My daughter has been loving the LOF Math series and has read tidbits to her younger brother. He is in Kindergarten so the math above his level right now but he is lokking forward to starting it next year. He was very excited to learn that there are LOF readers for kids who are just learning how to read like him. Hoping that these will be as much fun and as even 1/2 as beneficial as the Math Series has been for my daughter.
Heather H on May 7, 2020
My Kindergarten age son has been using the Life of Fred elementary math series. He is still a beginning reader, so we read the chapters aloud together and he solves the practice equations. When he learned that there were readers, too, he begged for them. He happily tells anyone who asks that math is his favorite subject, because he likes Life of Fred. Maybe now he'll say both math and reading are his favorites.
Liea H on Apr 6, 2018
Customer requested title
Juliana G on Jan 30, 2018
To encourage more reading for my 8 year old.
Christin F on Oct 18, 2017
To encourage kids to read independently. They love Fred
Therese C on Apr 21, 2017
We love Life of Fred Math and will give the readers a try!
Linda A on Apr 17, 2017
We love the math series and for that reason we are interested in the reading series
Leah H on Mar 19, 2017
To see if it is as good as the Math Series for Life of Fred.
Stefani H on Mar 5, 2017
My Kids absolutely LOVE the Life of Fred math books and I am excited to get the Eden series for my younger kids!
Rachel R B on Jan 16, 2017
I have two little ones learning to read and wanted to try this series since my older children enjoyed the elementary math series.
Lorria B on Nov 2, 2016
heard good news about this series
Jessica J on Oct 3, 2016
see above
Susan E E on Nov 13, 2015
My son loves Fred. These readers will motivate him to learn to read.
Katherine H on Jun 30, 2020
My daughter has been loving the LOF Math series and has read tidbits to her younger brother. He is in Kindergarten so the math above his level right now but he is lokking forward to starting it next year. He was very excited to learn that there are LOF readers for kids who are just learning how to read like him. Hoping that these will be as much fun and as even 1/2 as beneficial as the Math Series has been for my daughter.
Heather H on May 7, 2020
how many books are in this set?
Tina C on Sep 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There are 6 Life of Fred Eden books in this series: Blue, Bus, Ducks, Lake, Potato and Rain.
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