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Bread and Jam for Frances

Bread and Jam for Frances( )
Author: Hoban, Russell
Illustrator: Hoban, Lillian
ISBN:978-0-09-943239-5
Publication Date:Aug 2002
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Red Fox
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $16.99
Book Description:

First published in the 1960s, the FRANCES books have delighted generations of children. Rediscover these picture book classics.

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Cooking & Food
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.1 x 25.6 x 0.4 cm
Book Weight:0.125 Kilograms
Author Biography
Hoban, Russell (Author)
Russell Hoban was born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1925. He attended art school in Philadelphia and during World War II, he served in the Army and earned a Bronze Star. He taught art in New York and Connecticut, and also worked as an advertising copywriter and a freelance illustrator before beginning his career as a writer.

He began publishing children's books in the late 1950s, including What Does It Do and How Does It Work?, Bedtime for Frances and the six other books featuring Frances, The Story of Hester Mouse Who Became a Writer, What Happened When Jack and Daisy Tried to Fool the Tooth Fairies, and The Mouse and His Child, which was adapted as an animated film in 1977.

In 1973, he published his first adult novel, The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz. His other books for adults include Turtle Diary, Pilgermann, and Ridley Walker. He received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award for Ridley Walker. He died on December 13 at the age of 86. In 2015 he made the Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist for his title Jim's Lion wth illlustrator Alexis Deacon.

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