Imaginary Fred

Did you know that if the conditions are just right, and if you add a little electricity, or magic, or luck, that an imaginary friend might appear when you need one? An imaginary friend like...Fred.


Written by Eoin Colfer
Published by HarperCollins 2015

Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Awards
Key Stage 1 Shortlist Nominee 2016


In this smart collaboration, Colfer and Jeffers introduce Fred, a seasoned imaginary friend. Jeffers’s spidery vignettes are perfectly synced to Colfer’s bubbly, confiding narrative.

– Publishers Weekly 

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“ …A quirky and comical delight, bursting with warmth and wit.

– Bookseller

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