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  • First look at Freddy!

    Hi everyone!

    I told you my Children’s Book Freddy the Frogcaster is due out August 26th.  Well,  yesterday I received the very first copies of it!

    I can’t tell you what an absolute thrill this is.  It’s been a dream of mine for years to put a book together that gives children a fun introduction behind the science of forecasting.

    Everybody here at Fox have been so supportive.  And I couldn’t have asked for better publishers with Regnery Kids. 

    Anyhow, I wanted to share my first photo of the actual book with you guys.  I really can’t believe the dream is now a reality!  And Russ Cox who illustrated Freddy really makes him literally “leap” off the page!

    Have a great weekend everyone!

JB in Texas

The book looks great. I will order one soon for my grandson. Rebecca gave me an idea concerning autographed copies. Possibly for a few dollars more, the esteemed author could autograph the book with the extra funds going to MS research(just a thought). Hot and blah here. 100+ temps with no rain insight. Hope all are doing well. JB

August 6, 2013 at 12:29 am

Audrey from Indiana

Hi Janice: What a thrill for you to have your book "on shelves now." I am excited for you. I wanted to order two copies but was looking for an 800 number to call, but could not find one. Is there one available? Please let me know. Thanks so much. Audrey

August 5, 2013 at 1:02 pm


JD, I ordered 2 for each set of grands. Looking forward to getting them. Just had Sunday lunch with our bunch. Then they're all off to open house for school. School here begins Tuesday. Can you believe that my babies (Hunter and Alli) will be starting kindergarten? Hard to believe they're 5. Some of you may remember JD posting their pictures when they were born. Seems like yesterday! Hot and humid in MS...well, it is August. Catch y'all later! Gwen :)

August 4, 2013 at 4:11 pm

Rebecca Pargeon

Am so excited to receive my pre-ordered copies from Amazon for my grandson! there any way to get them signed by the awesome author??

August 3, 2013 at 7:16 pm

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  • Janice Dean joined FOX News Channel in January 2004 and currently serves as Senior meteorologist. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 2009. Dean is the author of the forthcoming children's book, "Freddy the Frogcaster" (Regnery Kids) which will be published in August. You can also follow Janice on Twitter.