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The Fix-It Friends: Three's a Crowd

The Fix-It Friends: Three's a Crowd

The Fix-It Friends (Volume 6)

Nicole C. Kear; illustrated by Tracy Dockray

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Because no one likes to feel left out.

Friends are like sprinkles on a birthday cake—you can never have too many! So when a new girl named Margot joins the class, Veronica and her BFF, Cora, welcome her with open arms. Everything about Margot is super exciting— from her fashion designer mom to the perfect French she speaks—and everyone loves her. Especially Cora.

Before long, Cora and Margot have matching outfits and rhyming nicknames. Veronica feels left out, big time, but she won’t give up on her best friend without a fight. Trouble is, the harder she tries to hold on to Cora, the more she pushes her away—until the two besties end up in a showdown that hurts more than just feelings.

It’s a job for the Fix-It Friends, to be sure. But can the president of the problem-solvers accept help herself?

Three’s a Crowd is the sixth installment in this laugh-out-loud chapter book series starring a precocious and loveable heroine. It includes the Fix-It Friends Toolbox, filled with advice to handle changes in friendships.

Don’t miss the other Fix-It Friends adventures:
The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!
The Fix-It Friends: Sticks and Stones
The Fix-It Friends: The Show Must Go On
The Fix-It Friends: Wish You Were Here
The Fix-It Friends: Eyes on the Prize

An Imprint Book

Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!:

"Fears are scary! But don’t worry: the Fix-It Friends are here with step-by-step help —and humor too.”—Fran Manushkin, author of the Katie Woo series

“Full of heart and more than a little spunk”
—Kathleen Lane, author of The Best Worst Thing

An empowering resource for kids — and they're just plain fun to read.”
—Lauren Knickerbocker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Early Childhood Service, NYU Child Study Center

“Hooray for these young friends who work together; this diverse crew will have readers looking forward to more.” —Kirkus Reviews

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Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Three's a Crowd

Praise for The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!:

"Fears are scary! But don’t worry: the Fix-It Friends are here with step-by-step help—and humor too.” —Fran Manushkin, author of theKatie Woo series

“Full of heart and more than a little spunk”
—Kathleen Lane, author of The Best Worst Thing

An empowering resource for kids — and they're just plain fun to read.”
—Lauren Knickerbocker, Ph.D., Co-Director, Early Childhood Service, NYU ChildStudy Center


“Hooray for these young friends who work together; this diverse crew will have readers looking forward to more.” —Kirkus Reviews

Reviews from Goodreads

About the author

Nicole C. Kear; illustrated by Tracy Dockray

Nicole C. Kear is the author of the chapter book series The Fix-It Friends (Imprint) and the memoir Now I See You (St. Martin’s Press), chosen as a Must-Read by People, Martha Stewart Living, Parade, Redbook,and Marie Claire UK among others. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, Good Housekeeping, New York, Psychology Today, and Parents as well as on Salon, the HuffingtonPost, and xoJane. She teaches writing at the NYU School of Professional Studies.

A native of New York, she received a BA from Yale, a MA from Columbia, and a red nose from the San Francisco School of Circus Arts. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, three children, and two albino frogs.

Tracy Dockray illustrated the paperback cover of Lois Lowry's Stay, a dog's tale about his life, and a picture book, Izzy & Oscar (Sourcebooks, 2015) a story about a more unusual kind of pet. Tracy has illustrated numerous other picture books such as The Tushy Book and the prize winning Lost and Found Pony, as well as an edition of Beverly Cleary's Ramona series, Ralph the Mouse series, Henry Huggins series, and The Fix-It Friends series.

Nicole C. Kear

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