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- A BIRTHDAY FOR FRANCES
DetailsTomorrow is Gloria's birthday, and her party is sure to be fun for everyoneexcept Frances, that is, who wishes it was her own birthday. This new edition of the beloved classic is perfect for beginning readers.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Russell Conwell Hoban was an American expatriate writer. His works span many genres, including fantasy, science fiction, mainstream fiction, magical realism, poetry, and children's books. He lived in London, England, from 1969 until his death. How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen (1974), a picture book written by Hoban, illustrated by Quentin Blake, and published by Jonathan Cape, shared the annual Whitbread Award for Children's Books. Riddley Walker, a novel published by Cape in 1980, won the 1982 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, juried recognition of the year's best SF novel published in English, and the "Best International Novel" prize at the 1983 Australian SF Convention (Ditmar Award). Pilgermann was one finalist a year later when no best international novel was named.ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR: Lillian Hoban (May 18, 1925 July 17, 1998) was an American illustrator and children's writer best known for picture books created with her husband Russell Hoban. According to OCLC, she has published 326 works in 1,401 publications in 11 languages. Her earliest and, perhaps, greatest collaboration was with her husband Russell in the 1960s and early 1970s. The centerpiece of this work was the Frances series written by Russell. The character of Frances was inspired by the Hobans next door neighbors in Norwalk, CT whose daughter found multiple ways of putting off her bedtime.
SKU Code PRK B 3684 Weight in Kg 0.0600 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780060837976 Author Name Russell Hoban & Illustrator: Lillian Hoban Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS USA