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Judy Blume

One of America’s favourite authors and a bestseller all around the world, Judy Blume was born on 12 February, 1938 in Elizabeth, New Jersey and is hugely admired for children’s and young adult books. She talks about important topics like growing up in her books with real wit and candour.

She has received criticism for her open and honest style but also is widely praised for this approach – and her fans agree; she’s sold over 82 million copies of her books worldwide and they’ve been translated into 32 languages. Judy has won various awards over her career, which began in 1969 with the publication of The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo. She is also the author of Blubber, Deenie and Fudge.


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Judy Blume Books

  • Judy Blume's Fudge Collection - 5 Books

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: BLUM
    Collection 7 years +
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    In worldwide-bestselling author Judy Blume's laugh-out-loud series for younger readers, Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - a naughty little brother called Fudge...

    Freshly illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Emily Gravett, the Fudge books are very funny and perfect for bridging the gap between picture books and longer chapter stories.

    Throughout the books, Fudge's long-suffering brother has to put up with Fudge trying to sell their baby sister, Fudge's excitement about going on holiday and his attempts to steal Andrew's new turtle, Dribble!

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  • Are You There, God? it's Me, Margaret

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: ANJIA
    Paperback 11 years +
    Life isn't easy for Margaret. She's moved away from her childhood home, she's starting a new school, finding new friends - and she's convinced she's not normal. For a start she hasn't got a clue whether she wants to be Jewish like her father or Christian like her mother. Everyone else seems really sure of who they are. And, worst of all, she's a 'late developer'. She just knows that all her friends are going to need a bra before she does. It's too embarrassing to talk to her parents about these things. So she talks to God instead - and waits for an answer ...This edition of bestselling author Judy Blume's classic teen novel, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret features a fresh, contemporary cover look.
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  • Superfudge

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AJJMI
    Paperback
    Peter Hatcher's little brother, Fudge, is four. And he's as monstrous as ever! When Fudge discovers that his new baby sister can't play with him, he tries to sell her. When that doesn't work, he tries giving her away. And on his first day at school he kicks his teacher and calls her Rat Face. Can his big brother help him out this time? A new cover edition of book three in this hugely successful series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume.
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  • Deenie

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: ANJIB
    Paperback
    'I hate it when my mother brags about me and my sister. "Deenie's the beauty and Helen's the brain."' Mrs Fenner has very fixed ambitions for her daughters. Deenie is thirteen years old and gorgeous. Her mother wants her to be a model - but Deenie's not so sure. So when she's diagnosed with scoliosis - curvature of the spine - Deenie's almost relieved. No more traipsing round modelling agencies, no more living up to her mother's expectations. But she has to wear an ugly, uncomfortable back brace for the next four years. And she's convinced that it will put an end to normal teenage life - including her blossoming relationship with Buddy Brader ...Deenie is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about the pressures of looking perfect.
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  • Tiger Eyes

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: ANJHX
    Paperback
    Davey's father has been murdered - and the aftermath is causing her family to fall apart. Her heartbroken mum plucks them up and takes them to stay with her prim and proper aunt in Los Alamos. Davey escapes the claustrophobic house by cycling up to the canyon, where she meets a mysterious older boy called Wolf: intense, brooding and also about to lose someone close to him. But falling for someone won't make her dad come back - there are no easy answers when you need to stick your broken family back together ...Tiger Eyes is bestselling author Judy Blume's most powerful, raw and emotional novel.
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  • Just as Long as We're Together

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: ANJID
    Paperback
    Stephanie and Rachel have been best friends for years, in spite of their differences. Alison is new in town, and immediately becomes an integral part of their group. But is it possible to have two best friends? And how can you call anyone a friend if you can't tell them your most painful secrets? Just as Long as We're Together is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about changing friendships, and is followed by the sequel Here's to You, Rachel Robinson.
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  • It's Not the End of the World

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AYXRD
    Paperback
    Karen's parents have always argued, and lately they've been getting worse. But when her father announces that they're going to get divorced, it seems as if Karen's whole world will fall apart. Her brother, Jeff, blames their mum. Her kid sister, Amy, asks impossible questions and is scared that everyone she loves is going to leave. Karen just wants her parents to get back together. Gradually, she learns that this isn't going to happen - and realizes that divorce is not the end of the world. It's Not the End of the World is Judy Blume's classic young adult novel about family separation.
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  • Then Again, Maybe I Won't

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AYXRC
    Paperback
    Tony Miglione is thirteen, and his family lives in a cramped house in New Jersey. But then his Dad invents something that makes them rich, and they move to a luxury home in Long Island. But being rich brings it's own problems - Tony's Grandma feels useless when she doesn't have to cook any more, and his mum is obsessed with impressing the neighbours, but Tony knows the boy next door isn't as perfect as he looks. The only upside to his new life is that his neighbour Lisa keeps undressing with the light on. As he tries to adjust to his new life Tony starts to suffer from anxiety attacks and wishes everything would just be normal again. Then Again, Maybe I Won't is a classic coming of age story from the boy's perspective, from Judy Blume, the author of Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.
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  • Here's to You, Rachel Robinson

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: ANJIC
    Paperback
    Rachel is the youngest in a family of high-achievers. She's also the cleverest. But it's not easy being super-intelligent - especially when her errant older brother insists on disturbing the peace and undermining everything she ever says or does. And her best friends seem to be falling for his charming veneer ...Here's to you, Rachel Robinson is bestselling author Judy Blume's classic novel about family conflict. A powerful sequel to Just as Long as We're Together.
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  • Blubber

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AYXRB
    Paperback
    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.
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  • Iggie's House

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AYXHA
    Paperback
    Winnie's best friend, Iggie, has just moved away - and Winnie's bored out of her mind without her. So she's determined to be friends with the new family, the Garbers, who've moved into Winnie's old house - especially Glenn, who's kind of cute. But certain people don't want the Garbers to be there, and have started a petition to get rid of them. You see Glenn and his family are black, and Grove Street is stuck in the past. And the toughest thing of all is that Winnie's terrified her parents might sign the petition - and there's nothing she can do to stop them. Iggie's House is a moving novel that tackles neighbourhood prejudice, from celebrated children's author, Judy Blume.
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  • In the Unlikely Event

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AUHXC
    Paperback
    In 1987, Miri Ammerman returns to her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey, to attend a commemoration of the worst year of her life. Thirty-five years earlier, when Miri was fifteen and in love for the first time, three planes fell from the sky within three months, leaving a community reeling. Against this backdrop of actual events in the early 1950s, when airline travel was new and exciting and everyone dreamed of going somewhere, Judy Blume weaves a haunting story of three generations of families, friends, and strangers, whose lives are for ever changed in the aftermath. The plane crashes bring some people closer together and tear others apart; they create myths and unlock secrets. As Miri experiences the ordinary joys and pains of growing up in extraordinary circumstances, a young journalist makes his name reporting tragedy. And through it all, one generation reminds another that life goes on. Beautiful, gripping and deeply moving, In the Unlikely Event is an unforgettable novel from Judy Blume, one of America's most beloved authors.
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  • Freckle Juice

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: APPDV
    Paperback
    Andrew wants freckles. He wants to be like Nicky Lane, who has millions of them. If he had freckles like Nicky, then his mother would never notice when his neck was dirty. He wouldn't have to wash and he'd never be late for school. So when Andrew hears about the secret recipe for freckle juice, he's determined to try it ...Freckle Juice is a humorous adventure for younger readers from literary superstar, Judy Blume, featuring inside illustrations by Kate Greenaway award-winning illustrator, Emily Gravett.
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  • Double Fudge

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AJJWL
    Paperback
    'Ooh, money, money, money,' sang Fudge. 'I love money, money, money!' Pete's little brother, Fudge, has a new obsession. He's mad about money and he wants loads of it. In fact, he's going to print a hundred million trillion 'Fudge Bucks' and buy the whole world. Or maybe he'll just settle for buying the capital city of America and call it Fudgington. He's driving Pete nuts. Will Fudge ever stop being the most embarrassing brother on the planet? A new cover edition for the final book in this hugely successful series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume.
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  • Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AJJML
    Paperback
    Sheila hates swimming. And dogs. And ghosts. And thunderstorms. She'll do anything to avoid them all - except admit that she's scared. Her new friend Mouse Ellis, yo-yo champion of Tarrytown, thinks she's chicken. But Sheila is determined to show everyone that she can be Sheila the Great. A new cover edition of book two in this hugely successful series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume.
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  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AJJMK
    Paperback
    Peter thinks he has the world's biggest problem - his little brother, Fudge. Fudge causes trouble wherever he goes and it's usually up to Peter to sort out the mess. When Peter wins a tiny green turtle called Dribble, he's determined to keep it away from his brother. But when Fudge does get his hands on Dribble - disaster strikes! A new cover edition of the first book in this hugely successful series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume.
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  • Fudge-a-Mania

    Judy Blume

    Product Code: AJJMJ
    Paperback
    Fudge is five - and he's driving his older brother, Peter, mad, as usual. Going on holiday with Fudge - and baby Tootsie, Turtle the dog and Uncle Feather the bird - means disasters every day. Even worse for Peter, disgusting Sheila Tubman is staying in the same house. Will it be Peter's nightmare holiday? One thing's for sure - it's going to be fudge-a-mania all the way! A new cover edition of book four in this hugely successful series from the bestselling author and household name Judy Blume.
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