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Bedtime for Frances

Category: Book
By (author): Hoban, Russell
Illustrated By: Williams, Garth
Series: Trophy Picture Books
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
  JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)
  JUVENILE FICTION / General
Audience: children/juvenile
Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Book
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: September 1995
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 10.00in x 7.87in x 0.12in
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$ 9.99
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

The big hand of the clock is at 12.
The little hand is at 7.
It is seven o' clock.
It is bedtime for Frances.

It may be bedtime for Frances, but before Frances can sleep, she needs a glass of milk, a kiss from Father, one from Mother, her teddy bear, her doll, another kiss from Father, and another one from Mother. And then there are tigers and giants and ominous cracks in the ceiling to keep her up. Will Frances ever go to sleep?

Biographical Note

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.