Synopses & Reviews
Gloria's birthday is tomorrow, and everyone is looking forward to the celebration—except Frances. Frances can't help but think that it always seems to be someone else
's birthday. To make matters worse, Gloria's birthday present costs Frances a whole two allowances! Is there anything that can turn this disastrous day around?
Full of warmth and humor, this new edition of Russell and Lillian Hoban's beloved classic is perfect for beginning readers.
About the Author
Russell Hoban is the author of more than 20 books for children and adults. He is perhaps best known for his character Frances the badger, featured in A Bargain for Frances
, A Baby Sister for Frances
, Best Friends for Frances
, A Birthday for Frances
, and Bread and Jam for Frances
, all illustrated by Lillian Hoban. He also wrote Bedtime for Frances
, illustrated by Garth Williams, and the modern classic The Mouse and His Child
. He passed away at the age of 86 in 2011.