Ready, Freddy

  • by Abby Klein
  • Narrated by Oliver Wyman
  • 0 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Freddy Thresher has a problem: a really, really, big problem. He's the only one in his class who hasn't lost a tooth! All of the other students in Mrs. Wushy's first grade have signed their names on the Big Tooth, and Freddy's determined to get his name on it, too. So when Max "The Meanie" Sellars calls Freddy a baby, Freddy decides he's going to lose that tooth one way or another, even if it means getting punched in the face at recess, and even bigger trouble, with Mom!

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Audible Editor Reviews

This charming story by former elementary school teacher Abby Klein features plenty of vivid images and laugh-out-loud moments. First grader Freddy Thresher is the only one in his class who hasn't lost a tooth, and he's feeling really left out. He comes up with a plan to lose one of his pearly whites, even if it means bodily injury. Performer Oliver Wyman narrates with inspired voices for both young and old, while the text itself teaches some great lessons about bullying, courage, and compassion.

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tooth trouble

gooooooooood! fuuuuuuuuun!
easy to concentrate and listen without book because of lively performance and proper background music
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- seo, eun-joo

Freddy's right on time

What did you love best about Ready, Freddy?

Sweet, funny, nothing offensive. Ready Freddy came right one time for my son's first tooth! This story made it easier for him to process the event.


Who was your favorite character and why?

Freddy, of course!


What does Oliver Wyman bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Oliver lends the character lots of personality.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Nothing extreme. Just lots of laughs.


Any additional comments?

Ready Freddy is a family favorite!

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- Leslie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-31-2008
  • Publisher: Scholastic Audio