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A Birthday for Frances

Written by Russell Hoban and illustrated by Lillian Hoban
Published by HarperCollins
4-8
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
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As her little sister Gloria’s birthday approaches, Frances wavers between being generous and being jealous. Frances wrestles with temptation when she buys her sister candy for her birthday and then thinks about keeping it for herself. Frances becomes mean and selfish, until rare generosity and birthday spirit move her to reluctantly give her coveted gift.

Frances is every youngster who chafes at being the un-birthday child.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0064430073
ISBN 13:
9780064430074
Publication Date:
April 28, 1976