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A Birthday for Frances Paperback – April 28, 1976
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About the Author
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.
Top Customer Reviews
The lovely hting about this book is that the parents are so lovely and patient, and the sub-text is really fun for adults reading it. What Frances does makes for great fun. She borrows two weeks pocket money from her mother to buy Gloria a present, but then she ends up 'accidentally eating half of it - and the other half looks distinctly threatened by her justification.
I will guarantee your family will enjoy this story, and the other Frances stories as well - they are highly recommended as great good fun.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My daughter is only 2 1/2 and these books already hit close to home. She loves reading anything about birthdays and with a little brother who's often causing her trouble, she can... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kristie
So well written- I laugh along with Francis as I read these to my grandkids!Published 6 months ago by Kathleen Sly
Frances books are timeless. Wonderful story that opens the doors for conversations about what happened in the book.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer