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Life of Fred Beginning Readers Set #1
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Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt
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Kids already love the Life of Fred stories, now they can read more stories to develop their reading skills! This set includes the first six books of the Life of Fred Beginner Reader Series. That comes down to less than $6 per book!

Life of Fred Beginning Readers Set #2 and Set #3 are here!

This product is shipped via Media Mail. The average shipping time is 7-10 days.

Product Description

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Who is it for?

Beginner readers (ages 4 and up)


Why buy?

Kids already love the Life of Fred stories, now they can read more stories to develop their reading skills!

When you do the math, you are getting each book for less than $6!


What is included? 

The first six books of the Life of Fred Beginning Reader Series - Blue, Bus, Lake, Potato Dreams, Ducks, Rain

Each book contains 32 pages. 

To see sample pages, click here.


The set includes the following six titles:

Life of Fred: Eden #1 Blue:
      Meet Fred and his doll and kick off the three series set with Life of Fred Blue.

 Life of Fred: Eden #2 Bus:
      Take the bus with Fred and Kingie to the lake with Life of Fred Bus!

Life of Fred: Eden #3 Lake:
      Fred goes on a hike and learns how to deal with wild life in Life of Fred Lake!

Life of Fred: Eden #4 Potato Dreams:
      Learn to talk about your dreams and making french fries. Learn why Kingie wears two different hats with Life of Fred Potato Dreams

Life of Fred: Eden #5 Ducks:
      Learn about three emotions: sad, happy, and afraid with Life of Fred Ducks.

Life of Fred: Eden #6 Rain:
     Fred and Kingie are stuck in the rain! Read along as they deal with ducks laying eggs in Life of Fred Rain.

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  • Well worth the investment!
    Jun 02, 2016

    We tried out these books recently and have fallen in love with them. Our oldest will be 6 soon and was struggling with confidence in her reading abilities. She honestly just didn't even want to try. These books helped coax her back into the wonderful world of reading by taking her mind off of the task at hand. They're silly and fun while also being educational. Love Life of Fred!

    Emily V - Homeschooler, Parent, Super-hero - Member Since May 2016
  • Wonderful Introduction to Reading
    May 17, 2016

    This beginner's series is a hit with my 4 year old. With his older siblings having the LOF math books, he wanted some of his own so I ordered this set for him. He is absolutely in love with it and it has helped him to identify some common words. These are his go to books when asked to read.

    Aimee S - Member Since July 2014
  • Confidence
    Apr 19, 2016

    My youngest has seen me use Fred books with her older brother, and was ecstatic to get some right for her. This series was simple enough for her to fly through, building up her reading confidence, so that she was able to attack her schoolwork with zest.

    Juanita M - Homeschooler, Parent, Teacher, Super-hero - Member Since February 2016
  • Great introduction to LOF!
    Mar 02, 2016

    I got these books for my 4 year old to learn to read. He can read some of the words, but many he cannot. He enjoys the simple photos and crazy adventures of Fred. It's a great introduction to LOF, as we will start on Apples soon.

    Cheryl K - Member Since November 2013
  • Enjoyable to listen to as well as to read
    Mar 01, 2016

    So many early readers are rather dull for both reader and listener. Life of Fred makes it enjoyable for all involved. We adore the math series, and were pleased to see the "fun" of Life of Fred continued in this series as well.

    Amanda K - Member Since November 2013

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The Life of Fred contains fun stories about a child prodigy math genius your students can follow along as he gives real-world examples of everything from math to language arts. In the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series, your students will learn everything from telling time, division, beginning algebra, and more!


You can purchase one book at a time or the entire set at a discounted price! Order more as their skills progress such as the Life of Fred Intermediate Series that incorporate biology, physics, and economics using pre-algebra formulas.


The stories carry on through the exercises, and many of the books have a series of quizzes that bridge them to the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.

Written by Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, these affordable books were designed to keep your students engaged in math while also following along a storyline. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches concepts that can be applied using real-world examples. Find out more by reading this blog post!


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