Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998年2月1日 - 112 頁
From bestselling and award-winning author Andrew Clements, a quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of words that will have readers inventing their own words.
Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas. When Nick learns some interesting information about how words are created, suddenly he's got the inspiration for his best plan ever...the frindle. Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle? Things begin innocently enough as Nick gets his friends to use the new word. Then other people in town start saying frindle. Soon the school is in an uproar, and Nick has become a local hero. His teacher wants Nick to put an end to all this nonsense, but the funny thing is frindle doesn't belong to Nick anymore. The new word is spreading across the country, and there's nothing Nick can do to stop it.
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But if all of us in this room decided to call that creature something else , and if everyone else did , too , then that's what it would be called , and one day it would be written in the dictionary that way . We decide what goes in that ...
that . There have to be standards . We can't have kids walking around saying ' ain't , ' can we ? ” And that's when Nick piped in . “ You know that big dictionary in Mrs. Granger's room ? The word ain't is right there in the book .
Dozens of other writers and producers and marketing people saw that story on the news — and all of them smelled a great story During the next three weeks every man , woman , and child in America heard about this funny new word that kids ...
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FRINDLE用戶評語 - Kirkus
Nicholas is a bright boy who likes to make trouble at school, creatively. When he decides to torment his fifth-grade English teacher, Mrs. Granger (who is just as smart as he is), by getting everyone ... 閱讀評論全文
GREAT BOOK!!! Fun as a read-aloud!用戶評語 - Mom of 5 - Borders
This was my first Andrew Clements book, so maybe that's why it's my favorite. My family listened to the audio version of this while in the car on vacation. EVERY ONE of us LOVED it! Do you know what ... 閱讀評論全文