Bedtime For Frances

Paperback | September 29, 1995

byRussell Hoban

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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?

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Frances has trouble going to sleep because of frightening sounds and objects that may be going to get her.

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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...

Russell Hoban is 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. He lives in London, England.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 7.88 × 0.12 inPublished:September 29, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064434516

ISBN - 13:9780064434515

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Frances has trouble going to sleep because of frightening sounds and objects that may be going to get her.

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"An enchanting picture book with winsome illustrations and a text in which there is humor and a real sympathy for the maneuvering of the reluctantly retiring young." (Bulletin of the Center forChildren's Books)