Synopses & Reviews
ItÕs opening night at a local restaurant, and the service is a little slow. Always on the lookout for employment opportunities, Frannie sidles up to the bus station, grabs some bread baskets and water pitchers, and lends a helping hand. Who knows, maybe the restaurant will hire her on permanently? ThatÕs what she hopes anyway, until she discovers patrons eating escargotÑactual snails! Frannie knows itÕs up to her to warn people away from the disgusting mollusks. But can she do it without ruining the restaurantÕs reputation?
It's opening night at a local restaurant, and the service is a little slow. Frannie sidles up to the bus station and lends a helping hand. But when she discovers patrons are eating escargot--actual snails--she must warn them. Illustrations.
Can someone please get this girl a job?
Frannie B. Miller already has her résumé, business cards, and mustard packets (theyre so much more grown up than ketchup). So why is it taking her eleventeen hundred years to find work?
Join Frannie as she tries her hand at radio hosting, waitressing, and even running a doggy day care. This collection of the first three books in the series includes Frankly, Frannie, Doggy Day Care, and Check, Please!
About the Author
AJ Stern has written for the New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Believer,
, among others. Her fiction has been published in many literary journals, among them: Swink, St. Ann's Review, Salt Hill, Fivechapters.com,
Shes held residencies at Yaddo and MacDowell where she was the Philip Morris Company Fellow. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.