The Pain and the Great One: Going Going Gone by Judy Blume

The Pain and the Great One: Going Going Gone

Written by Judy Blume
Illustrated by Kate Pankhurst

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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 mad but they have fun adventures. In funny, warm and characterful episodes, the Porter family comes to life as The Pain and The Great One battle it out in the small dramas of everyday life. Siblings everywhere, and their parents, will recognize and enjoy all they read! Click here to see the first other titles featuring Jake and Abigail.


The Pain and the Great One: Going Going Gone by Judy Blume

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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128 pages


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th February 2010




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