Any parent will quickly identify with this phenomenon--how the last minutes of the day suddenly become the most action-packed. Garth Williams's illustrations complement Russell Hoban's sweet story perfectly, capturing the endless energy and overactive imagination of Frances, and the waning patience of her exhausted parents. Bedtime for Frances is the perfect goodnight story to tell your wide-eyed children. And never fear, like Frances, they too will eventually, contentedly, drift off to sleep. (Ages 4 to 8) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
One of my favorite books as a kid. Now I am reading it to my grandson. Still a favorite!Published 18 days ago by Dianne Bauer
I was disappointed that this book was very flat with little to capture a child's attention. The parents did not intervene at all with the child's stalling tactics before blowing up... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marietta
My son has read this book at least a hundred times already!Published 2 months ago by Lisa S. Luciano
How could you not love this story? Parents can relate in this heart-warming story.Published 2 months ago by teacher
I have not read this book since my son was little. He is now 28 yrs old. I do not remember anything about the spanking part. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kim Pearson
This series is my daughter's favorite! I got this for my nephew. Beware all of you parents that don't believe in spanking because you WON"T like this book because Frances gets... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dawn Morgan
I wish I'd realized how upsetting this book was when I picked it up at the library to read to my little girl. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Beatrice