A Bargain for Frances

A Bargain for Frances

Book - 1970
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Thelma usually outsmarts Frances until Frances decides to teach her a lesson about friendship.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1970]
ISBN: 9780590092913
Characteristics: 62 p. :,col. illus. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hoban, Lillian


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ClairePoe Jun 12, 2014

I liked the whole story! I liked when Frances and Thelma shared.

Nov 16, 2013

I used to love these books (and books on tape) when I was a kid.

This one I particularly loved for my 4 year old. She is having some issues with honesty and this book brings up some really good issues about trust and truthfulness - everything is not all black and white like in many children's books.

i have always loved these books though i am 10 the books are more for young kids but i still love them and enjoy reading them and i love the drawings very much i think its creative that this book is about a badger my teacher has read this book to our class before i thought i should get it from the library because i love these books :)

Dec 06, 2012

I had never heard of this classic before, until I heard Melissa Harris-Perry discuss it on her show, so I got it for my four and a half year old granddaughter. I loved it because it shows how we need to be careful with friends as they don’t always have our best interests at heart. My only slight concern with the book (as with most children’s books) is that things aren’t always able to be worked out in the end, so another life skill to teach a child is to let them know that at times, it’s okay to walk away from a friendship that isn’t equal.

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Dec 06, 2012

IrishMoon thinks this title is suitable for 4 years and over

blue_fish_406 Aug 09, 2012

blue_fish_406 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 7


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