Freddy the Not-Teddy

2021, Exisle Publishing

Written by Kristen Schroeder, Illustrated by Hilary Jean Tapper

Freddy is Jonah’s favourite stuffed toy, but no one knows quite what Freddy is – a funky duck, a peculiar platypus, a punk rock penguin? He’s certainly not a Teddy, but that won’t stop him from being the star of the Teddy Bears’ Picnic in this inspiring story about inclusion, friendship and staying true to yourself.

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