Freddie the Fly: Motormouth
A Story About Learning to Listen Freddie the Fly likes to talk and talk. He's so busy buzzing about the latest gossip, he can't listen to anyone else. Freddie doesn't realize how much of a chatterbox he is until he meets Mesquita. Her mile-a-minute mouth makes Freddie seem like a mute. Freddie the Fly: Motormouth is a humorous take on the problem of never opening your ears while always flapping your yap.
Appropriate for readers in pre-k to third-grade, this colorful storybook teaches kids how to control their conversations and be excited about listening to, and learning from, others. 32 pages
Published by Boys Town Press
Freddie the Fly Motormouth is as enjoyable as informative and helpful for anyone dealing with a so called Motormouth. The stories illustrations are colorful and are sure to grab your child’s or students attention. The author masterfully weaves a non-threatening easy to understand story to help kids deal with a difficult subject matter, while simply enjoying this well written book.
As a recovering chatterbox adult, I love Freddie the Fly Motormouth. It is creative, entertaining, and informative. The colorful insect characters are placed in real life situations that motormouths of all ages can relate to. It would make a good gift for children. Parents and teachers will also enjoy reading this to children through middle school age.