A Bargain for Frances   -     By: Russell Hoban
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A Bargain for Frances

Harpercollins Publishing / 1978 / Paperback

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Frances and Thelma are best friends--most of the time. One day Thelma tricks Frances into buying her old plastic tea set. Thelma say there are no backies on the bargain. Can Frances come up with a plan that will change her friend's mind? Level 2, grades 1-3. Recommended for ages 6 to 10.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Harpercollins Publishing
Publication Date: 1978
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 006444001X
ISBN-13: 9780064440011
UPC: 046594003959
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 6-9

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Publisher's Description

Frances and Thelma are friends -- most of the time

Thelma always seems to get Frances into trouble. When she tricks Frances into buying her tea set, it's the last straw. Can Frances show her that it's better to lose a bargain than lose a friend?

Author Bio

Russell Hoban was the author of 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.

Lillian Hoban was the author and illustrator of many favorite I Can Read books, including Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur, Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving, and a series about Arthur the Chimpanzee. She also illustrated many picture books, including the classic stories about Frances.

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