Max, the biggest bully in first grade, just can't believe that Freddy Thresher and his best friend, Robbie, are going on a camping trip this weekend. Worse yet, Freddy's sister, Suzie, has bet him a full week's worth of chores that he'll be too much of a scaredy-cat to spend the whole night in the wild! And, even though Freddy is a little bit worried, he sure isn't going to let Suzie win a bet that involves cleaning the basement!
Abby Klein was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and has been a kindergarten and first-grade teacher for more than twenty-five years. She and her husband, two children, and twodogs live in Williston, Vermont.
John McKinley has been drawing all his life. He is the celebrated illustrator of the Ready, Freddy! chapter-book series, which has more than 13 million books in print. He and his family live on the Monterey Bay of California's Central Coast.