Freddie and Friends™ — Book 1

Freddie Loses His GameA Wonderful Chapter Book About Learning to Be a Winner in Life.

Freddie Pawn attends Chess Club at his chess-piece elementary school and becomes discouraged when he loses his chess game against Billy Bully Bishop. Meanwhile his friend, George Pawn, wins his game against Billy’s brother, Bobby, further discouraging Freddie. To make matters worse, the Bully Bishop brothers love to tease Freddie.

How will Freddie learn to overcome his losses and the constant teasing of the Bully Bishop brothers?

Written By a Child Author

The author, Dorian Clay, was a 5th grader in elementary school when he started writing Freddie Loses His Game. By the time it was published, he was a 6th grader in middle school. His little brother, who was in kindergarten, when it was published, also contributed to the book. Both Dorian and his litte brother, Donovan, enjoy playing competitive chess and hope they can help other children discover how to be winners in life.

Multi-media, too!

This book includes 15 videos of author, Dorian Clay, and his little brother, Donovan. Chapter book readers will be entertained and educated, as Dorian and Donovan explain the life lessons they have learned, including:

  • What is losing?
  • What is winning?
  • How to deal with bullies?
  • What is resilience?
  • What is good sportsmanship?
  • What are the chess pieces and how do they move?
  • …and much more

The awards are beginning to come in!

Dorian is starting to win awards for his Freddie Loses His Game! The first award is from Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Dorian received gold for “Best Book by Youth Author (Under 18).” Visit Independent Publisher to see all the awards.