Lions & Liars

Lions & Liars

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Frederick Frederickson has a food-chain theory about life. There are lions, like the school bully. Gazelles, like the bullied kids. There are meerkats, and the fleas that live on the butts of meerkats. Frederick's a flea.

Fifth grade is off to a terrible start when Frederick is sent to a disciplinary camp for troublesome boys. His fellow troop mates--Nosebleed, Specs, The Professor, and little-yet-lethal Ant Bite--are terrifying. But in between trust-building exercises and midnight escape attempts, a tenuous friendship grows between them. Which is lucky, because a Category 5 hurricane is coming and everyone will have to work together--lions and fleas alike--to survive!

Kate Beasley outdoes herself in this hilarious, whip-smart tale of brotherhood, survival, and what it really means to be a friend.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Farrar Straus Giroux,, ©2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780374302634
Branch Call Number: J BEA
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Santat, Dan - Illustrator
Alternative Title: Lions and liars

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Frederick Frederickson has school social life figured out: kids are either lions, gazelles, meerkats, or, like him, fleas on meerkats’ butts.


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