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Best Friends for Frances

Written by Russell Hoban & illustrated by Lillian Hoban
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Frances doesn’t think her younger sister Gloria can be her friend. Gloria is too small to throw or catch a ball. Besides, Albert is Frances’s friend. But when Albert has a no-girls baseball game, Frances sets out to prove to Albert a thing or two about friendship—and a thing or two about what girls can do. Along the way, Frances discovers that sisters can indeed be friends . . . maybe even best friends.

Now reillustrated in lovely soft pastels by original artist Lillian Hoban, this satisfying story of friendship is sure to have the many fans of this irresponsible badger cheering once again.

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Who Wrote Best Friends for Frances

Russell Hoban

<p>Russell Hoban was the author of <em>A Bargain for Frances</em>, <em>A Baby Sister for Frances</em>, <em>Best Friends for Frances</em>, <em>A Birthday for Frances</em>, and <em>Bread and Jam for Frances</em>, all illustrated by Lillian Hoban. He also wrote <em>Bedtime for Frances</em>, illustrated by Garth Williams.</p>

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Who Illustrated Best Friends for Frances

Lillian Hoban

<p>Lillian Hoban was the author and illustrator of many favorite I Can Read books, including <em>Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur</em>, <em>Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving</em>, and a series about Arthur the Chimpanzee. She also illustrated many picture books, including the classic stories about Frances.</p>

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