The Great Brain Is Back

The Great Brain Is Back

by John D. Fitzgerald


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This classic trickster is back again, and he's up to no good in his eighth and final book of the series. Great mix of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl.

Tom D. Fitzgerald—better known as The Great Brain—has turned thirteen, and pretty Polly Reagan has put a spell on him. But when it comes to swindling his younger brother J. D., and all the other kids in Adenville, Tom hasn't changed a bit. The Great Brain is back one more time, and he's at the top of his form with his money-making schemes and getting into big trouble. As always, life is more exciting when this brain's around!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425288740
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 01/10/2017
Series: Great Brain Series , #8
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 155,419
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

John D. Fitzgerald was born in Utah and lived there until he left at eighteen to begin a series of interesting careers ranging from jazz drummer to foreign correspondent. His stories of The Great Brain were based on his own childhood in Utah with a conniving older brother named Tom. These reminiscences led to eight memorable Great Brain books. John D. Fitzgerald also wrote several best-selling adult books, including Papa Married a Mormon. He died in Florida, his home of many years, at the age of eighty-one.

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Great Brain Is Back (The Great Brain Series #8) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a thirty four year old mother of two children and I recently picked up the entire series of The Great Brain books for my soon to be seven year old son. I loved these books when I was growing up and now I have the books to pass on to my kids. Wonderful, creative, fun stories about a young boy who uses his high intelligence to trick children and adults alike to get what he wants. Brilliantly written and illustrated! Recommend this to anyone and everyone!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
John Fitzgerald's classic story about his older brother Tom is awsome series and will be a timeless calssic for generations to come!