Russell Hoban A Birthday for Frances

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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.



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.

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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. Lillian Hoban (illustrator). Reissue. 259 x 201 mm. 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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Book Description HarperCollins, United States, 1994. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Lillian Hoban (illustrator). Reissue. 259 x 201 mm. 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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