My Friend Fred Board Book

  • $15.99


This delightful CBCA award-winning picture book is about a friendship between an exuberant but loveable dachshund and his more retiring, tidy housemate.

WINNER: CBCA Book of the Year, Early Childhood, 2020

My friend Fred eats dog food for breakfast.
I think dog food is disgusting.

My friend Fred howls at the moon.
I don't know why.

He does a lot of funny things.
But even though we are different, Fred is my best friend.

'Acclaimed, prize-winning author Frances Watts demonstrates with this charming story that a simple idea executed with wit and imagination can bring deep joy and repeated pleasure to book lovers...a book that children and parents will likely love to re-visit at bedtime.' Reading Time

About the Author

Frances Watts is an award-winning author of more than 25 books for children. Her first picture book, Kisses for Daddy, illustrated by David Legge, was a Children's Book Council of Australia Honour Book and has been published in 20 languages. Her next book with David Legge, Parsley Rabbit's Book about Books, was a CBCA Book of the Year and Goodnight, Mice!, illustrated by Judy Watson, won the Prime Minister's Literary Award. Frances lives in Sydney, Australia.

A. Yi is an illustrator and animation artist based in Sydney. She has illustrated various children's books including the bestselling Alice Miranda series. She likes doodling and wishes all books were illustrated.