Title: Bedtime for Francis
Publication Date: 1960
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Williams, Garth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Ex-Library
Francis gets up after being put to bed to tell her parents her concerns, a tiger, a giant, a terrible crack. Children will appreciate this happens to small animals, not to them. Sweet story and delightful illustrations by a very well know artist. Labels on protective mylar cover. Library stamps inside. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006616
Synopsis:The big hand of the clock is at 12.
It may be bedtime for Frances, but that does not mean Frances is ready to go to bed -- not by a long shot. First she must have a glass of milk and make certain Mother and Father have each kissed her good night (twice). Then she is ready to imagine there is a tiger in her room, and a giant, and.... Each time Frances thinks up something new, off she goes to tell her ever-patient, if increasingly weary, parents.
The familiar delaying tactics of Frances the song-singing badger have delighted fans young and old for over three decades. Combining sympathetic understanding with gentle humor, Russell Hoban created in Frances a character at once immediately recognizable and eminently likable. In this new edition, the warmth of full color enriches Garth Williams's original artwork, bringing a fresh look to an enduring favorite.
Product Description: Frances finds it difficult to go to sleep with the strange noises and menacing shapes that seem to fill her room after dark.
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