Bread and Jam for Frances (I Can Read Level 2) (Paperback)

By Russell Hoban, Lillian Hoban (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780064430968, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 28, 1993

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/9/1964)
Paperback, Abridged (9/9/2008)
Paperback (10/20/2015)
Prebound (1/28/1993)
Hardcover (9/9/2008)
Prebound (5/23/1986)
Paperback (9/19/1993)
Library Binding (1/1/1993)
Prebound (9/9/2008)

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Frances, one of children's best-loved characters for over 30 years, now springs to life even more in Bread and Jam for Frances,beautifully reillustrated in sparkling full color by Lillian Hoban. In this memorable story, Frances decides that bread and jam are all she wants to eat, and her understanding parents grant her wish'at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even snacktime. Can there ever be too much bread and jam?

About the Author

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.

Praise For Bread and Jam for Frances (I Can Read Level 2)

“The Hobans have done it again: a sly text attacking a real juvenile problem and attractive illustrations. Highly recommended.”
— Kirkus Reviews

“Makes its point for fussy eaters … gently, amusingly, and most effectively.”
— ALA Booklist

“Frances discovers, in her own winsome way, that variety really is the spice of mealtimes.”
— Publishers Weekly