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Fries Alive! (Freddy And The French Fries #1)

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  113 Ratings  ·  19 Reviews
Freddy Funkhouser comes up with an idea to bolster business for his family's fast-food health restaurant, Burger Castle, and finally defeat Pookesville's biggest bully, Adam Spanker. When Freddy's fun invention goes awry, the results are five very funny French fries who come to life and wreak havoc in Freddy's family and community. With some help from his ...more
Published by Turtleback Books (first published July 15th 2008)
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Anay Dalal
Jan 20, 2008 Anay Dalal rated it it was amazing
One of the best booksI haveread so far.I hadnever read a sci-fi book before and so i was hesitant.The plot is in bounds andis possible in real world except a thing or two.The plot of the story is well thought of and researched.This is a book with a unique plot.
Seth Saephan
May 06, 2016 Seth Saephan rated it liked it
I would recommend this book to my friend named Jordan.C because he likes science and there are inventions. This book is about that they are trying to find Finkle Bean so they can see his best invention created and then when they found him he said he been waiting and he said can you help me go back to my time and Freddy said okay. This book is great because Finkle Bean inventions are great.
Susan Coley
Aug 10, 2011 Susan Coley rated it liked it
Having finished a David Baldacci book, I checked out his website and found this kids' book. It's a cute book that my students will annoying sibling, weird parent, bullies and gaseous incidents.
Oct 06, 2016 Nick rated it did not like it
it was pretty interesting. at confusing at someparts
Oct 18, 2013 Hayden rated it really liked it
Freddy and his family are trying to win the float contest so they can support their family restaurant called The Burger Castle. Their competing restaurant, The Patty Cake, has won over the past years.
Freddy has the idea to use special potatoes and nanotechnology to create animated fries for their float. A bully named Adam and his gang trashed The Burger Castle. Freddy and his friend Howie go through many crazy adventures with the fries. Will they win this years float contest,or will The Patty Ca
Oct 14, 2012 Gerry rated it liked it
Shelves: srp, good-j-lit
David Baldacci is having fun exploring new writing styles!
This is the first in a series.
The geeky son of a geeky Dad uses scientific inventions in an attempt to beat the meanest family in town over the hometown parade float.
He uses fun character names, odd personalities, and crazy consequences to keep the story going.
It should appeal especially to 3rd grade boys.
Children's Literature Project
No reading level information available. The author recommends it for ages 4-8.

Freddy Funkhouser wants to create a float for his dad's burger restaurant that will beat the Spanker family's float in the local parade. He uses nanotechnology to create life-like french fries to place on the float. The fries come "alive" and cause chaos in the town.

This book is great for grades 2-3.
Nichole Attanasio
So now I can say I've read his kids novel writing his suspense, his non suspense, and soon his YA book. Baldacci is a genius writer. This is such a cute and fun book for elementary ages kids. But I read it cause I love Baldacci's writing and my all time favorite author. But if you have kids maybe 4-6th grade or so they may like this. Or maybe grades 2-4. But overall it was a cute book
Abby Jane
May 04, 2009 Abby Jane rated it it was amazing
This book is very good!!!! I loved it. It was funny and really interesting.The Fries are fun and full of adventure.
I would recommend this book to people that love humor,adventure,and have a good imagination.
Jan 23, 2016 Kathy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I laughed and laughed and laughed. This is obviously a book that Baldacci told his kids. It had plenty of "kid humor" and was just "kid funny." I really enjoyed it and will recommend it to my kids. Everyone needs to read a book JUST FOR FUN every now and then!
Dec 30, 2014 Lauren rated it really liked it
What a treat. Intended for a young adult audience, a fun read while off work for the holidays. Only recently discovered that David Baldacci wrote this series. Just putr fun.
Kim J
May 15, 2014 Kim J rated it really liked it
A silly kids book that is different from his other books. Maybe this is a story for his children? It was fun to read.
Nov 24, 2012 Heather rated it it was ok
A good read for a third-grade boy. I checked this out thinking it was another Baldacci mystery - not so.
Feb 19, 2014 Robbie rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Cooper Nelson
I read this to see if it would be a good one to recommend to my 9-year old grandson. I think he would like it. It's very hard to rate one that's for young people, but I gave it 3.5 stars.
Mar 07, 2014 Yeshua rated it did not like it
a boring book not to my tastes its abook about some some genetecly alterd french fries that couse some truble.
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David Baldacci writes because he can't imagine not writing. He published his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996; one year later, it was adapted for film, with Clint Eastwood as its director and star. In total, David has published 30 novels for adults; all have been national and international bestsellers, and several have been adapted for film and television. His novels have been translated into ...more
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