The Pain and the Great One: Friend or Fiend? by Judy Blume
  

The Pain and the Great One: Friend or Fiend?

Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by Kate Pankhurst

5+ readers   
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Sibling friends and rivals The Pain and The Great One are back for another set of adventures. This time there’s embarrassment for The Pain when he muddles up friend and fiend in reading aloud, the excitement of Fuzzy the cat’s birthday party and much more. Like siblings everywhere, the Pain and the Great One love each other very much but they also fight over every little thing… Judy Blume is one of the best-known children’s authors in her native US but also now over here. She’s probably best known for her books for teens but this series featuring Jake and Abigail are a wonderful introduction at an earlier age of 6+ to a supremely talented novelist. To view all Judy’s titles click here.

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The Pain and the Great One: Friend or Fiend? by Judy Blume

The Pain (aka Jake Porter) is six years old. His sister, The Great One (aka Abigail Porter), is eight. Like any siblings they drive each other crazy. It's Fluzzy's birthday and Jake and Abigail want to throw the best party any cat has ever had. But it's not long before they start fighting.

About the Author

Judy Blume

Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, New Jersey USA, making up stories inside her head. She has spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Adults as well as children will recognize such Blume titles as: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret; Superfudge; Blubber; Just As Long As We're Together and Forever. She has also written the novels Wifey, Smart Women, and her latest, Summer Sisters, the New York Times No. 1 bestseller. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-something languages.

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Hardback

Author

Judy Blume
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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th August 2009

ISBN

9780230700291

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