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Blubber

Written by Judy Blume

Blubber Synopsis

Bullying sucks, but true friendship is worth fighting for. 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 this bright blue edition of Blubber, Judy Blume sensitively explores bullying and self-esteem.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509806249
Publication date: 19th May 2016
Author: Judy Blume
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About Judy Blume

For several decades Judy Blume has been winning legions of fans around the world with her stories. More than eighty-two million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into thirty-two languages. She receives thousands of letters every month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. Her much-loved books include Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret, Tiger Eyes and Forever, as well as adult novels Wifey, Smart Women and In the Unlikely Event. Judy lives on islands up and down the east coast of America with her husband.

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