Franklin in the Dark
Franklin in the Dark
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Franklin in the Dark

Written by Paulette Bourgeois & illustrated by Brenda Clark
Part of the Franklin Book Series
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$6.99
$6.74
4 - 8
Reading age
32
Page count
19
Words per page
460L
Lexile measure
Aug 1, 2013
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This larger-format special collectible edition of the first Franklin book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the world’s most beloved turtle. Includes never-before-seen archival material and personal letters from the author and illustrator that offers a fun behind-the-scenes peek at this Canadian classic.A perfect gift for long-time fans and a new generation of readers alike.In the Franklin Classic Storybook that started it all, poor little Franklin has one of the most common childhood afflictions — he is afraid of the dark. This is particularly distressing for Franklin as he happens to be a turtle, and the darkness he fears is, of course, inside his own shell. Bravely, with shell in tow, he sets forth to seek help and in the course of his travels discovers a bird who is afraid of heights, a polar bear who is afraid of the cold, and even a hydrophobic duck. In the end, Franklin discovers that everybody is afraid of something, even his own mother, and his response to what he has learned is guaranteed to draw a smile.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781771380072
    Publication Date
    August 1, 2013
    Publisher
    Kids Can Press
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    19
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lexile® Level
    460L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~M
    ATOS® Book Level
    2.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    18616
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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