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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Awkward phrasing made it hard for me to enjoy reading this to my boys. Nov 14, Katie Williams added it Shelves: LeVar BurtonArnold Stang. This is a good read read for students who have different interests than their peers and may feel out of the loop.

Archibald Frisby by Michael Chesworth

Estrella R rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Gifted children will especially appreciate this gem. He does end up becoming popular and somewhat athletic, but by his own fault through the use of science, math, and experimentation.

I loved how “Friz” never let go of his main passion: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He’s not much interested in anything else, and this gives his mother cause to worry, because he’s ignoring everything else but science.

Miss Melissa rated it it was amazing Jun 05, That’s all he has on his mind. The rhymes made it even more fun as the tempo began to make itself clear and the rhythm began to come to life. Full Cast and Crew. Arnold Stang reads the featured tale about a young boy, obsessed with science and mathematics, whose mother sends him to summer camp to help him improve his social skills, but his scientific knowledge helps him learn even more, and makes him into a camp hero when he figures out how to win the softball game by calculating trajectories.


May 20, Jami rated it did not like it Shelves: A wonderful moral lesson on how to be yourself despite the pressure from others as well as educational too. Things changed for Archibald when he let his peers into his world.

I think this is a cute book for students to read or be read to. But Archibald keeps on keeping on with his fascinated self, and that’s a great thing for kids to see. There he does have archibalx, but it’s due to his application of his knowledge to the activities and goings on at the camp. Different science concepts were mentioned such as photosynthesis and even frixby.

Marianna rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Open Preview See friisby Problem? I especially love the way the illustration works in the science and shows how the character views the world and the fact that he made friends and had fun at camp by using his skills and love of science, rather than by giving it up.

Hoping to introduce him to new things, his mother sends him off to camp. I really appreciated that the science was real; the illustrations pull you into physics and astronomy although what happened to Mercury? Archibald Frisby by Michael Chesworth. But Archibald keeps on keeping on with his fascinated self, and that’s a gr Cute. So, his mother sends him to camp and there, Archibald finds a way to mix science with friends and fun.


Danica Midlil arcnibald it really liked it Apr friby, Return to Book Page. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She wishes for him to be athletic and archibals instead of smart and inquisitive, so she send him away to a camp for the summer. Add the first question. During recess he would read books about science, he would spend his nights dissecting flowers, and so much more.

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

Archibald has fun, but it’s because he sees the science in every activity. I think that students would really enjoy this book and I would definitely have this in my classroom.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is an older book, but it would certainly appeal to kids now! To arrchibald other readers questions about Archibald Frisbyplease sign up. This is a whimsical book written in couplets.

Archibald has science on his mind. Christina rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Carmen Nuland rated it really liked it Mar 15, The illustrations, rhyming though occasionally a bit clunkyand main character are quite cute and the things he gets up to at camp are entertaining.

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