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Where is Fred?

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Follow Fred the fluffy white caterpillar as he outwits Gerald the Crow in a scintillating new take on the much-loved hide-and-seek theme

Meet Fred. He's a white caterpillar that loves to hide. Meet Gerald. He's a crow that searches for Fred when he goes into hiding. Read how these two lovable characters interact over and over again as Fred outwits Gerald at every turn of th
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Egmont
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Sharon Tyler
Where is Fred? is a picturebook written by Edward Hardy and illustrated by Ali Pye. This picturebook takes readers along on a game of hide and seek as Fred, a fuzzy white caterpillar hides from Gerald the Crow to avoid becoming lunch. Fred blends in to the background in a variety of places as Gerald hunts for him, allowing readers to spot him in the droll illustrations even when Gerald cannot.

Where is Fred? is a fun picturebook that will make young readers laugh while allowing them to play hide
My five-year-old son picked this book out from the library this week.

This was a pretty adorable book. My son enjoyed spotting Fred the caterpillar when Gerald the crow couldn't. Fred did make a fabulous scarf, but he might not want to stay as Gerald's bow-tie very long.
Age: Toddler-Kindergarten
Animals: Crow, caterpillar

It was such fun to search for this cleverly disguised caterpillar! Fred loves to play games, especially Hide-and-Seek. His white, fluffy hair allow him to disappear into cotton balls, frothy milk, and sheep. Not only does he love to play hide-and-seek, but it's necessary for his survival, too. What a great way to tie in a science fact! (Although, I wish they had went so far as to use the word "camouflage.") When a big, black bird spies Fred on a
Stacy Kirkman
Beautiful imagery. Eye candy and layout of words is very fun. The end of the book is as funny as it is sweet.
Kirsty (overflowing library)
I'm not someone who regularly reads picture books not having small children of my own but I received a couple for review this week and this was one of them.

I loved Where is Fred. The pictures are beautiful and the story is really funny and I think it is one of those books which adults will enjoy as much as the kids they are reading with.
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