Blubber by Judy Blume
  

Blubber

Written by Judy Blume
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Synopsis

Blubber by Judy Blume

Blubber is a thick layer of fat that lies under the skin and over the muscles of whales . . . When Linda innocently reads out her class project, everyone finds it funny. Linda can't help it if she's fat, but what starts as a joke leads to a sustained and cruel ritual of humiliation. Jill knows she should defend Linda, but at first she's too scared. When she eventually stands up to the bullies, she becomes their next victim - and what's worse, Linda is now on their side . . . In Blubber, Judy Blume sensitively explores bullying and true friendship.

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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Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Judy Blume
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Author's Website

www.judyblume.com/

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

19th May 2016

ISBN

9781509806249


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