A Birthday for Frances

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A Birthday for Frances

Format:  Paperback,

44 pages

Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books

Publish Date: Sep 2012

ISBN-13: 9780060837976

ISBN-10: 0060837977

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Tomorrow is Gloria's birthday, and her party is sure to be fun for everyone--except Frances, that is, who wishes it was her own birthday. This new edition of the beloved classic is perfect for beginning readers.

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Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publish Date: Sep 2012
ISBN-13: 9780060837976
ISBN-10: 0060837977
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 44
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.25
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.25 x 0.25

About the author

Biography of Hoban, Russell

Russell Hoban was born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1925. He attended art school in Philadelphia and during World War II, he served in the Army and earned a Bronze Star. He taught art in New York and Connecticut, and also worked as an advertising copywriter and a freelance illustrator before beginning his career as a writer. He began publishing children's books in the late 1950's, including What Does It Do and How Does It Work?, Bedtime for Frances and the six other books featuring Frances, The Story of Hester Mouse Who Became a Writer, What Happened When Jack and Daisy Tried to Fool the Tooth Fairies, and The Mouse and His Child, which was adapted as an animated film in 1977. In 1973, he published his first adult novel, The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz.

His other books for adults include Turtle Diary, Pilgermann, and Ridley Walker. He received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award for Ridley Walker. He died on December 13 at the age of 86.

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