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Title The Case of the Missing Socks
Author Rebecca Grand
Illustrated By Jeffrey Severn
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1984
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1984
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Title What's a Fraggle
Author Louise Gikow
Illustrated By Barbara McClintock
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1984
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1984
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Title The Cave of the Lost Fraggle
Author Michael Teitelbaum
Illustrated By Peter Elwell
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1984
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1984
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Title Boober Fraggle's Giant Wish
Author Jocelyn Stevenson
Illustrated By Jeffrey Severn
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1984
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1984
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Title Sprocket, Dog Detective
Author Louise Gikow
Illustrated By Barbara Lanza
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1985
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1985
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Title Best Friends
Author Jocelyn Stevenson
Illustrated By Sue Venning
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1984
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1984
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Title Goodnight Wembley Fraggle
Author H.B. Gilmour
Illustrated By Barbara McClintock
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1985
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1985
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Title Danger: Boober Cooking
Author Louise Gikow
Illustrated By Kelly Oechsli
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1984
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1984
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Title Wembley Fraggle and the Magic Stone
Author Louise Gikow
Illustrated By Lauren Attinello
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1986
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1986
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Title Mokey's Birthday Present
Author Ellen Weiss
Illustrated By Elizabeth Miles
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1985
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1985
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Title Gobo and the Prize from Outer Space
Author Lyn Calder
Illustrated By Frederic Marvin
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1986
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1986
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Title Fraggle Countdown
Author Michaela Muntean
Illustrated By Diane Dawson Hearn
Publisher Henry Holt and Company - 1985
First Printing Henry Holt and Company - 1985
Category Children
Warnings None
Main Characters Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober, Red
Main Elements Fraggles
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Click to read the summaryThe Case of the Missing Socks

Click to read the summaryWhat's a Fraggle

Click to read the summaryThe Cave of the Lost Fraggle

Click to read the summaryBoober Fraggle's Giant Wish

Click to read the summarySprocket, Dog Detective

Click to read the summaryBest Friends

Click to read the summaryGoodnight Wembley Fraggle

Click to read the summaryDanger: Boober Cooking

Click to read the summaryWembley Fraggle and the Magic Stone

Click to read the summaryMokey's Birthday Present

Click to read the summaryGobo and the Prize from Outer Space

Click to read the summaryFraggle Countdown




These books are actually my sister's, she was a huge Fraggle fan. Don't get me wrong, I loved the Fraggles too, but I was 5 years older and these books are for younger children. So while I probably read some of them before, I had to re-read them again to write this review.

Ah, I miss that 80's show, it was fun to watch those Fraggles. Reading the books brought back bits and pieces of the show, like Gorgs, or the dog Sprocket. Or those poor Doozers that work so hard to build their engineering masterpieces only to have the Fraggles eat their creations.

The series was contributed to several authors and several artists. So there was a lot of variety. Some books were educational (Fraggle Countdown) or were written in rhyme (What's a Fraggle?) and others are stories. All the art was nice, though some were more to my tastes than others.

Now I'm a little old for pictures books (or maybe one is never too old for such things?), and while I found the rhyming ones a little silly, the story ones were actually pretty fun to read again. If you were a child of the 80's and now have children of your own, I think it is a good time to introduce your kids to the fun that was Fraggle Rock! I'm sure the TV show can be found on YouTube, and used bookstores are a good place to look for this series, along with the comic books and other related literature.




Posted: November 2010

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