Imaginary Fred

Imaginary Fred

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When Sam, a lonely little boy, wishes for a friend, Fred, an imaginary friend, appears.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2015]
ISBN: 9780062379559
Branch Call Number: COL
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Jeffers, Oliver


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SaraStaff2016 Jul 25, 2016

I thought it was a really cute concept and plot line, however I wouldn't recommend it for a storytime program: the pictures lacked color in my opinion and it is quite lengthy!

ChristchurchKids Nov 23, 2015

Whenever a lonely child wishes for an imaginary friend, Fred appears. Though they always play -- some nicely, some not -- for awhile, each child eventually finds real friends and leaves Fred behind. But Fred's latest pal, Sam, is different; he likes acting and music and comic books, just like Fred. Could Sam be the forever friend Fred's been waiting for? Whimsical and minimally colored, this book from popular creators Eoin Colfer and Oliver Jeffers will resonate with readers (young and old) who know that keeping friends is just as important as making them. For another eager soul in search of a companion, try Mac Barnett's Leo. Picture books newsletter November 2015.

PimaLib_SarahB Oct 08, 2015

Friendships come in all different shapes, sizes, and planes of existence. This is a great book about imaginary friends! Enjoyed by many staff at Martha Cooper Library.

Oct 05, 2015

A lovely picture book about imaginary friends, and what happens to imaginary friends when their human friends move on. I liked the artwork a lot, and thought it was perfectly paired with the text.

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