A Birthday for Frances

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As her little sister Gloria's birthday approaches, Frances wavers between being generous'and being jealous. ‘[Frances] is every youngster who chafes at being the un-birthday child.

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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.

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"Beguiling sketches and precisely the right words--with wonderfully amusing conversations."--" The Horn Book""In text and illustrations Frances is always a treat, the kind of book one wants to read and have read all over again."--" The Los Angeles Times""No small child--or her parents-- should be permitted to miss Frances's latest demonstration of childlike behavior."--" The Chicago Tribune"

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Book Description HarperCollins, United States, 1994. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. Tomorrow is Gloria s birthday, and Frances is not happy about it. That s how it is, she says. Your birthday is always the one that is not now. Frances does not want to be a part of any celebration that is not for her, let alone one for her little sister. But when Frances realizes that she is the only one not giving Gloria a present, she rises to the occasion and decides to give Gloria a gift worth two whole allowances. Buying the present is easy for Frances, but actually parting with the coveted gift proves to be a whole other matter. In this charming and reassuring ctory, readers will sympathize with Frances s struggle over Gloria s present. Original artist Lillian Hoban has now reillustrated this classic story with beautiful, glowing full-color illustrations that will give Frances s many fans another reason to celebrate. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060223380

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