Archibald Frisby has 66 ratings and 17 reviews. Kilee said: Summary: This book is about a little boy named Archibald. He is consumed with learning about. Archibald Frisby’s fascination with science leads his mother to send him away to camp where she hopes he will learn to have fun. Archibald Frisby, mad about science and wise beyond his years, is sent to camp to have fun and ends up broadening the horizons of his fellow campers.

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He won trophies for activities and found fossils for his campmates. No trivia or quizzes yet.

This is a whimsical book written in couplets. There he does have fun, but it’s due to his application of his knowledge to the activities and goings on at the camp. LeVar BurtonArnold Stang. The students could use the book as a part of a writing assignment. If this had had inventions and made-up words, it would’ve sounded like Dr.

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This is also a good lead in for a Science lesson. Linnea rated it really liked it Dec 01, Archibald Frisby loves all things science-related. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. I would use this for upper elementary grades as there is a bit a physics in the book that arlier grades archiabld not understand.

Archibald has fun, but it’s because he sees the science in every activity. If I did this in my class I would read it to introduce the idea of arcgibald things in science or in the outside world. Even when others tried to discourage him from pursuing what he knew was really in his heart, he kept after it and didn’t give up. Preview — Archibald Frisby by Michael Chesworth. Refresh and try again. Too advanced for the younger reader and too childish for the older.


Archibald Frisby by Michael Chesworth

He is consumed with learning about all things science. Ffisby loves science and no matter archibakd his mom does everything he does revolves around science including his stay at summer camp where His love of science is tranferred to his camp mates–A funny story for the child with a passion.

Gifted children will especially appreciate this gem. The pictures are interesting and exciting to look at! Awkward phrasing made it hard for me to enjoy reading this to my boys.

A nice cross with higher level science and math. This book could be a lesson about observations in science.

Archibald Frisby

She doesn’t realize kids like Archibald find science everywhere they go because, of course, it is everywhere they go–literally. Audible Download Audio Books. He does end up becoming popular and somewhat athletic, but by his own fault through the use of science, math, and experimentation.

Himself – Host Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Nov 14, Katie Williams added it Shelves: It is on a low enough level that most kids would be able to read it independently. I really appreciated that the science was real; the illustrations pull you into physics and astronomy although what happened to Mercury? A scientific and mathematical book that circles around a boy named Archibald whose mother just can’t get over how, for a lack of a better term, dorky her son is.


Eli Johnson rated it it was amazing Jun 07, May 20, Jami rated it did not like it Shelves: Carmen Nuland rated it really liked it Mar 15, Danica Midlil rated it really liked it Apr 19, Edit Storyline LeVar gets in his share of scientific method while at an amusement park.

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This is the Story of Archibald Frisby: Who Was as Crazy for Science as Any Kid Could Be

The humor is more aimed for older students and adults He asked questions about everything and spent most of his time looking around and observing the world around him. This is an older book, but it would certainly appeal to kids now! Along the way, we learn how different kinds of E rated it really liked it Oct 12, Oct 17, Kilee Norman rated it really liked it Shelves: Start your free trial.

This story is set to rhyme, and it would be a great book to kick off frisvy year in science class.