Synopses & Reviews
Franny K. Stein is not your average girl -- she's a mad scientist. She prefers poison ivy to daisies and piranha to goldfish, and when Franny jumps rope, she uses her pet snake. andlt;BRandgt; Being a mad scientist is exciting, but it andlt;Iandgt;doesandlt;/Iandgt; have its drawbacks. From fending off giant monstrous fiends to getting a lab assistant to battling her own teenage self, Franny has her hands full! Join her on her first four wacky, weird, creepy adventures and find out why Franny is everyone's favorite mad scientist. andlt;BRandgt; Books in this set include:andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Lunch Walks Among Usandlt;BRandgt; Attack of the 50-Ft. Cupidandlt;BRandgt; The Invisible Franandlt;BRandgt; The Fran That Time Forgotandlt;/Iandgt;
"This has the glib, kid-appealing insouciance of Captain Underpants with an intelligence all its own." andlt;BRandgt; -- andlt;Iandgt;Bulletin of the Center for Children's Booksandlt;/Iandgt;
"Smart, confident and totally punk
-- National Enquirer
"Will draw fans of Captain Underpants." andlt;BRandgt; -- andlt;Iandgt;School Library Journalandlt;/Iandgt;
andlt;divandgt;"Will draw fans of Captain Underpants."andlt;BRandgt; -- andlt;Iandgt;School Library Journalandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/divandgt;
"Smart, confident and totally andlt;Bandgt;punkandlt;/Bandgt;!" andlt;BRandgt; -- andlt;Iandgt;National Enquirerandlt;/Iandgt;
Four volumes of favorite Franny K. Stein stories are gathered in one collection. Includes "Lunch Walks Among Us, Attack of the 50-ft. Cupid, The Invisible Fran," and "The Fran That Time Forgot."
About the Author
Jim Benton is a writer and cartoonist whose unique brand of humor has been seen on toys, television, T-shirts, greeting cards, and even underwear. Franny K. Stein is the first character he's created especially for young children. He has since developed the Dear Dumb Diary series for Scholastic and has published a number of books with the Happy Bunny characters, also for Scholastic. A husband and father, he lives in Bloomfield, Michigan, where he works in a studio that truly has creepy stuff in it.