Envious because Robbie always brings the most exciting things to school for show-and-tell, Freddy rescues a baby bird that has fallen from its nest and has to find a way to get it to school without his mother or teacher noticing.
Freddy is nervous about the first-grade Grandparent's Day talent show, especially with Max bullying and teasing him, but Freddy's dad has an idea that might make Freddy a star and get Max to back off, too.
Because of their good behavior, Freddy and his classmates receive a special treat from the Pumpkin Elf--pumpkins to decorate for Halloween--but when Freddy's creation disappears before the contest, he is too sad to start anew.
Freddy is unhappy about playing the turkey in his first-grade Thanksgiving Day play, especially with Max bullying and teasing him, but his grandfather and principal both give him ideas for making the part fun.
"Freddy's class is learning about fire safety! Freddy Thresher's class is taking a field trip to the local firehouse to learn about fire safety. But Freddy has a problem--he's afraid to slide down the fireman's pole. Can he find a good place to hide? Or can Freddy learn to be as brave as a real fightfighter?"--p. of cover.
Freddy's dream has come true: he's about to be face-to-face with a real live shark! His first-grade class is taking a field trip to the aquarium today, and Freddy can't wait. He'll get to see fish and rays and moon jellies and -- his favorite! -- sharks! The aquarium even has a Shark Quiz. If he can answer all the questions correctly, Freddy will win a prize for his shark knowledge! But wait -- where is Freddy's lucky shark tooth? He can't pass the...
"Freddy is back in a brand-new story about a visit to the county fair! What could be more fun than the county fair? Freddy and his friends can't wait to go -- but Max is sure that Freddy will be too scared to go on any of the rides. Freddy is determined to prove Max wrong... but is he brave enough to face the Giant Swing?" --