Synopses & Reviews
One day Thelma tricks Frances into buying her old plastic tea set. Thelma says there are no backsies on the bargain. Can Frances come up with a plan that will change her friend's mind?
Outstanding Children's Books of 1970 (NYT)
About the Author
Russell Hoban, author of A Bargain For Frances, also wrote five other books about 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, and Bedtime for Frances, illustrated by Garth Williams. Mr. Hoban lives in London, England.