Russell Hoban was the author of A Bargain for Frances, A Baby Sister for Frances, Best Friends for Frances, A Birthday for Frances, and Bread and Jam for Frances, all illustrated by Lillian Hoban. He also wrote Bedtime for Frances, illustrated by Garth Williams.
Lillian Hoban was the author and illustrator of many favorite I Can Read books, including Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur, Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving, and a series about Arthur the Chimpanzee. She also illustrated many picture books, including the classic stories about Frances.
wow - Gloria is amazing for a 2yo. I have a 3 yo who can't even chat like that. If they made Gloria older.. I'd be more into this book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by EmilytheStrange
Please please keep purchasing Francis books for your little girls. They are truly classics; my daughter has been enjoying since she was 4 and even getting the Cd with stories is a... Read morePublished 5 months ago by E. Foster
My children's favorite books that I read aloud thousands of times! This and others in this collection are for my first grandchild.Published 8 months ago by Sherry Whitsett
When my kids were little we had "A Birthday for Frances" and they also had the cassette tape that they listened to. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sharyn Pingatore
Growing up my mother used to read all these books to me. They are such cute stories and they bring back old memories.Published 10 months ago by Yimmi414
I loved reading the Frances books as a little girl, and now I am grateful I can share the experience with my little one.Published 12 months ago by Jessica
A Birthday for Frances is well loved by many and the fictional story is timeless. It is a great read aloud and can be used to build a lesson on sharing in the classroom. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Leanore
I read these books with my parents growing up, the pictures and songs brought back great memories, fun for kids and grown-ups alike!Published 15 months ago by Courtney S.