Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 5 to 10
- Grade: 1 to 5
- Reading age: 5 to 10
Fred's family runs a fishmarket, and it's renovation time in the store. When grandmother Jackie arrives to help, disaster strikes - and Fred and his cat are right in the middle of all the trouble. This is a story of mayhem mixed up with lots of love.
About the authors
MARIE-DANIELLE CROTEAU was born in Quebec's Eastern Townships and dreamed of travel and adventure from an early age. Educated in Communications and Art History, she has worked for Radio-Canada and Montreal's Musée des Beaux Arts. She has lived in Canada, the Caribbean, Africa, and France. She has written many books, for people of all ages.
Bruno St-Aubin est un des piliers de la littérature jeunesse de chez nous. Aux Éditions Scholastic, Bruno a illustré Gabi la ballerine, écrit par Joan Betty Stuchner ainsi que des livres à succès mettant en vedette l'adorable Nicolas. Il a aussi publié, à titre d'auteur-illustrateur, Le panache du grand Georges, une belle histoire sur l'amitié montrant une foule d'oiseaux de chez nous.
BRUNO ST-AUBIN has illustrated over sixty children’s books, including nine in the Nicholas series, Sadie the Ballerina and George’s Antlers. His favourite activities when he is not illustrating include soccer, cross-country skiing, cycling, jogging and playing hockey. He lives in Quebec.
"Simple yet colourful language enhances the book's appeal and accessibility."
Canadian Book Review Annual
"A highly enjoyable read ... rife with humour. Fred is an engaging and likeable child who will be sure tomake you smile. Highly recommended."