With a new baby sister in the house Frances is feeling quite forgotten. Mother doesn’t have time to iron Frances’ favorite dress, her parents don’t appreciate her noisy new song, and there are no raisins for her oatmeal. So Frances decides to run away, and she does–but not too far. Full of warmth and family love, this very lightly abridged new edition of Russell and Lillian Hoban’s beloved classic is perfect for beginning readers.
Russell Hoban’s Frances is one of the most popular characters in children’s literature. Since her debut in 1960, Frances has won the hearts of readers everywhere with her bold spirit and sweet nature. This is one of Russell Hoban’s six beloved Frances books, which include Bedtime for Frances, A Baby Sister for Frances, A Bargain for Frances, Best Friends for Frances, A Birthday for Frances, and of course, Bread and Jam for Frances.