Birthday for Frances

Birthday for Frances

by Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban (Illustrator)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
List Price: $7.99 Sale Price: $6.79

Jealous of her sister's birthday, Frances becomes mean and selfish, until rare generosity and birthday spirit move her to reluctantly give her coveted gift.

"A rainbow and a happy tree are not for Alice or for me. I will draw three-legged cats and caterpillars with ugly hats." Frances deals with birthday envy and how to be generous when her little sister's birthday rolls around. Another bright and endearing tale about a lovable little badger.

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Summary: As her sister's birthday approaches, Frances deals with jealousy and her parents gently guide her towards generosity.

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