Freckle Juice

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Freckle Juice
Freckle Juice book cover.jpg
First edition
Author Judy Blume
Illustrator Sonia O. Lisker
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Four Winds Press
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 47 pp
ISBN 0-440-42813-0
OCLC 16245047
LC Class MLCS 2006/13892 (P)

Freckle Juice (ISBN 0-440-42813-0) is a 1971 children's book by Judy Blume. This short story is about a second grade student who wants to have freckles.


Andrew desperately wants to have freckles, going as far as buying a recipe from a classmate for a horrible concoction called freckle juice that is supposed to cause a person to get get freckles but which doesn't work.


"This convincing small boy adventure proceeds smoothly to a satisfying conclusion. The conniving little girl, understanding teacher, and feckless, freckleless boy are amusingly depicted in the impish black-and-white illustrations and in the story which is especially suited for reading aloud to second-and third-graders." - Library Journal.

"Spontaneous humor, sure to appeal to the youngest reader. The amusing sketches and the well-spaced type make an inviting volume." - The Horn Bo '