What Wee Read
Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer and Oliver Jeffers
For a kid who feels lonely (which is worse than getting stung on the head by a bee on a rainy day), if conditions are perfect — involving a jolt of electricity or a bit of magic— an imaginary friend might appear. Like Fred. A little boy named Sam wished for an imaginary friend, and Fred showed up! They did everything together. Fred tried not to think about the day when Sam would meet a real friend and wouldn’t need him anymore … and then something special happens. Connecting with any kid who has ever felt alone, this is a wonderfully quirky and inspiring story of friendship, inclusion and imagination.