Judy Blume spent her childhood in Elizabeth, NJ, making up stories inside her head. She has spent her adult years in many places, doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Adults as well as children will recognize such Blume titles as: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret; Superfudge; Blubber; Just As Long As We’re Together; and Forever. She has also written the best-selling novels Wifey; Smart Women; and, Summer Sisters. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-six languages.
He knows a lot of big words, but he doesn’t know where babies come from. He’s never heard of a stork, but he plans to be a bird when he grows up. He’s Superfudge, otherwise known as Farley Drexel Hatcher. And, according to his older brother Peter, the biggest pain ever invented. Among other things.
Superfudge, the third in Judy Blume's series of "" books about the Hatcher family, includes information about family life in New York City, and about the difference between urban and suburban living. Each of the the Hatcher brothers, Peter and Farley Drexel (better known as "Fudge") has a pet, and readers will learn about the responsibilities that come with pet ownership. Fudge's know-it-all friend Daniel spouts fascinating facts about Fudge's pet myna bird. Also, sixth-grader Peter teaches 6-year-old Fudge vocabulary words (privilege, unanimous, catastrophe) that come in handy as the novel progresses.