The Pumpkin Elf Mystery (Ready, Freddy! Series #11)

The Pumpkin Elf Mystery (Ready, Freddy! Series #11)

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by Abby Klein
     
 

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With more than one million copies in print, READY, FREDDY! has been a huge success in Scholastic's Book Clubs. Who is the Pumpkin Elf, and where is he? Freddy Thresher and the rest of his first-grade class follow clues to find a mysterious Halloween elf who comes to their classroom at night and plays tricks on everyone. The teacher says that the Pumpkin Elf will only

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With more than one million copies in print, READY, FREDDY! has been a huge success in Scholastic's Book Clubs. Who is the Pumpkin Elf, and where is he? Freddy Thresher and the rest of his first-grade class follow clues to find a mysterious Halloween elf who comes to their classroom at night and plays tricks on everyone. The teacher says that the Pumpkin Elf will only leave treats if the class behaves. Can Freddy and his friends find the elf, mind their manners, and collect their pumpkin surprises?

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Children's Literature - Joan Elste
"I have a problem. A really, really big problem," Freddy Thresher tells the reader right at the beginning of this story. Thus, the reader is hooked from the start of this addition to the "Ready Freddy" series. So begins this cute mystery involving a creature described as the Pumpkin Elf by Mrs. Wushy, Freddy's first-grade teacher. This whimsical and mysterious trickster leaves clues at Halloween time for the children to find treats. Since not all of the Pumpkin Elf's clues lead to treats, Mrs. Wushy cleverly uses each incident to teach the children a valuable lesson. But when the Pumpkin Elf leaves each child a pumpkin to carve for a class-decorating contest, things get really exciting. Freddy, with the help of his sister, carves a shark pumpkin. He is so proud of it that he leaves it on his porch for everyone to see before bringing it to school the following day. When the pumpkin disappears, Freddy is totally upset. The culprit is a surprise, and the story's ending is satisfying. The illustrations are spread nicely throughout the story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545295956
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Series:
Ready, Freddy! Series , #11
Sold by:
Scholastic, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
281,813
File size:
7 MB
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Abby Klein was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and has been a kindergarten and first-grade teacher for more than twenty years. She and her husband, two children, and four dogs live in Williston, Vermont.

John McKinley has been drawing all his life. He is the celebrated illustrator of the Ready, Freddy! series. He and his family live in Northern California.

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Pumpkin Elf Mystery 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the Freedy books they're Awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good morning!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have never read this book
proud-mom More than 1 year ago
The Pumkpin Elf Mystery kept my six year old captive. He read the entire book in two days.He could hardly put the book down. Its hard finding good books for young boys and the Ready Freddy serise is a treasure. The characters now seem to be favorites compared to other serises I've purchased for him. I must admit, I enjoy them as well.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Each of these books start out with a great introduction and this sets an excellent modeling for young writers. The content is very understandable for classroom teachers to read-a-loud to grades 1 and 2. My class begs me to read the next chapter. They wait in excited anticipation for the next problem that arises for Freddy and his friends. The bully in each of the stories is a learning experience for the children.