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.
The Francis series is one of my favorites from childhood.
I read the FRANCES books to my daughters (now grown) and am buying every one I can get my hands on to read to my two grandsons and my granddaughter.
Great book for kids who are picky eaters and a great lesson for parents that have to deal with them.
Quickly became one of my grandsons Favorite books!! My grandson learned to read thanks to "Your Baby Can Read" program so he was reading this book at 4 years old.Published 22 days ago by Starmaine Purnell
This was one of my favorite books as a child, I can still remember Frances with that solitary tear while eating the spaghetti. I couldn't wait to read it to my boys!! Read morePublished 1 month ago by D Wommy
and we love this book. It's cute - she thinks she's going to be a picky eater, then she realizes that she's bored of being a picky eater. Read morePublished 2 months ago by EmilytheStrange
this is an abridged version of this book it does not say so in the listing or on the cover. It is inside very small in the copyright information. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alyssa Kaplan
I loved reading this to our daughter, and now we have grandchildren so I set out to find it again. Trust Amazon! ALWAYS buy at smile.amazon.com and support Your favorite Charity!Published 2 months ago by Steven
I read this to my sons a million times. It has a great message and the kids loved it. I bought it for a friend's granddaughters. Pass it on!Published 3 months ago by Cacti
This is a helpful story to show to your children about why you should not be a picky eater. The technique used in the story could also be used with your children if they are picky,... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jason Smith