Double Fudge (Fudge #5) by Judy Blume

December 25th, 2015 by

Double Fudge_Judy BlumeSubmitted by Noel, Age 9 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★★★★

Double fudge is about a boy named Peter with a very annoying little brother named farley but his nickname is fudge.Fudge starts getting really obsessed with money and wants a miser for halloween.But when the go to a place that makes money it just gets even worse.When mr. hatcher meets his long lost brother they invite themselves over peters house.But to make matters worse they have three kids flora and fauna which are twins and FARLEY HIS NICKNAME IS ALSO FUDGE!when fudge finds out he is really outraged and screams “he took my name and nickname”.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

December 24th, 2015 by

Tales of Fourth Grade NothingSubmitted by Rachel, Age 9 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★★★★

This book is a funny story about a boy name Peter. It is full of humor. In the story the boy, Peter, has a little brother named Fudge. Fudge is a very noddy brother. Who pretends to be a different type of animal throughout the book. Peter has a best friend named Jimmy. Jimmy and Peter are friends and they fight. And a surprising thing happened, and Jimmy moved away. I you want to learn more. Then read the book. I love this book!

Kidsmomo Podcast #45: “Oh, Brother! (And Sister)”

April 5th, 2011 by

Alright, it’s the podcast you’ve all been waiting for… embarrassing stories from Nancy’s siblings! Yes, Karen engineered this theme (books about siblings) specifically to humiliate Nancy! Not really, she’s not that evil — there are also plenty of good books about brothers and sisters. Just take a listen below!

    Listen now: 

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  • “The power, the power!” — aka our mystery book revealed
  • Our Books About Siblings picks (The Kneebone Boy and Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One)
  • A sibling book review from YOU (The Penderwicks)
  • Let’s all point and laugh at Nancy! Yay!

And don’t miss this fantastic sibling story, sent in from Hahaha me, age 12, from Maine. Why should you read it? Gymnastics in the living room. A clumsy older brother. ‘Nuff said.

Also, don’t forget: our new theme is funny books, in honor of April being National Humor Month! So send us a review of your favorite humorous book, and check out our previous picks for LOL funny books and these suggestions for even more ha-ha-hilarious books.

— Karen and Nancy

Superfudge by Judy Blume

February 9th, 2010 by

superfudgeReviewed by: Jennie, Age 12 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★★

this story is a really funny book i read the book about 3 times and i still love it. to me its just a very good book to read =D

Superfudge by Judy Blume

February 2nd, 2010 by

superfudgeReviewed by: Emma, Age 9 from Arizona

Rating: ★★★★★

I could get this book off my hands. If you like adventures this is the book for you!!

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

January 19th, 2010 by

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy BlumeReviewed by: Mrs. Kline’s class, Age 9 from Colorado

Rating: ★★★★½

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume is about two brothers named Peter and Fudge. Fudge is an obnoxious three year old who is always causing trouble and getting in Peter’s way. Can Peter last the school year without Fudge destroying everything in his path or will Peter finally go bonkers? Read this hilarious book to find out. Recommended for third grade and up.

Kidsmomo Podcast #11: “All in the Family”

November 10th, 2009 by

If you thought your family was kooky, just tune in to our latest podcast, all about books starring wacky families. Food on the walls, a house run like a factory, a severed hand, a forgotten child — we won’t even tell you which of these are from our book picks and which are related to Nancy and Karen’s own crazy family stories! You’ll just have to listen to find out!

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  • From the antics of Fudge to the adventures of Nut and Stinky Cheese — aka our mystery book revealed
  • Our Wacky Family book picks (Surviving the Applewhites and Cheaper by the Dozen)
  • Stories of our own WACKY families — forgotten children and mannequin hands… seriously…

And when you’re done listening, don’t forget: our next theme is foreign lands (aka books that take place in other countries)! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these books about foreign lands that will transport you to other countries even without a passport.)

— Nancy and Karen

Book Trailer: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

November 3rd, 2009 by

This book trailer for Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was originally the Mystery Book Theater video for our Wacky Families theme. For more on Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, check out our “All in the Family” podcast.

You know how if someone spills food on themselves, they’ll say they’re “wearing their breakfast”? Well, the wacky family in Judy Blume’s Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing gives a whole new meaning to that term…

Kidsmomo Podcast #1A: “Hot Fun in the Summertime”

August 17th, 2009 by

Summer camp. Flip flops. Ice cream. Popsicles. A dog named Turtle. A cat named Pinky. And a bull.

Those are just some of the topics we cover in our first ever Kidsmomo podcast!

So tune in to hear our picks for best summertime books, what we like best about the season, and why we were both really major dorks when we were kids. (As you can see, we totally grew out of it. Totally.)

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And when you’re done listening, keep the summer fun flowing: watch our first Mystery Book Theater and check out these books about summer!

— Karen and Nancy