Frances 50th Anniversary Collection

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Product Overview

Since her debut in 1960, Frances has won the hearts of readers everywhere with her bold spirit. This set includes three of Hoban''s beloved Frances books--"Bread and Jam for Frances, Best Friends for Frances," and "A Bargain for Frances."

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Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780061863981
SKU 214439504
Format Paperback
ISBN10 006186398X
Release Date 9/28/2010
Sales Rank 4513
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6L x 0.5T
Author Info
Lillian Hoban
Best known for her picture books about Frances the badger and her easy-reader books about Arthur the chimp, Lillian Hoban led an interesting life before she settled down to write and illustrate children's books. A graduate of the Philadelphia Museum School of Art, Hoban studied dance with Martha Graham and worked as a professional dancer. Many of the books she created, including the Frances series, were written with her then-husband, Russell Hoban.
Encouraged to draw and paint as a child, Russell Hoban eventually went on to write and illustrate children's books, many with his first wife, Lillian. However, he also enjoyed writing, and has written several novels for adults. "Riddley Walker" is the most acclaimed of these novels, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Nebula Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, as well as the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award.
From the Publisher
Editors Note In honor of Frances’s 50th anniversary, this box includes three of the most beloved Frances titles—Bread and Jam for Frances, Best Friends for Frances, and A Bargain for Frances—now in I Can Read editions!
Editors Note 1 Frances likes to eat only bread and jam until her parents grant her wish; when Albert has a "no girls" game, Frances and her sister organize a "Best Friends Outing -- No Boys;" and Frances decides to teach Thelma a lesson about friendship.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 04
Publisher HarperCollins
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