What is this book about?
The novel comprises ten chapters, each one of them narrated by Peter – a nine-year-old boy. Peter talks about the chaotic life he leads due to his younger brother Fudge and his parents. The story began when Peter brought a small turtle which he won from his friend's birthday party home. In the latter chapter, Peter finds out that the fudge ate his pet turtle, irrespective of his warning not to touch it. The story also tells us the mischievous personality of Fudge. In another chapter, Fudge makes so much noise during the family dinner with his father's boss; that he fires his father. All in all, the entire story revolves around how Fudge was a mischievous boy and how his life made everyone interested. A perfect story to tell a fourth grader about the pressure of being an older brother with playful children.