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Bread and Jam for Frances (I Can Read Level 2)

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The only thing that I for sure remember is that this is where I learned that 'Frances' can be a girl's name. The posthumously published story by the author of Harriet the Spy exhibits an even gentler touch than do her other picture books ( I Am Five , etc. As Frances sings her feelings from enthusiasm to forced conviction she slowely comes to the realization that variety is not a bad thing and ventures to ask for the spaghetti that others are eating. Bonus star because I started to read Albert's lunch to my 23 yo son and he said "oh I remember those books.

This book can help teach children the importance of variety and trying new things as even their most beloved treat can become stale and boring. It also looks at the fine balance between who we are as individuals and honoring our loves, our expressions, and our desires and our need for community, sharing in a collective experience, and finding a sense of belonging with others through trying new things that might be unfamiliar (and possibly self-betraying? In the second Frances book, A Baby Sister for Frances, his wife, Lillian, took over the illustrating, using Mr.

Albert makes the lunch come out even - he has a cream cheese-cucumber-and-tomato sandwich on rye bread, and a pickle to go with it. The illustrations are old school and include lots of texture as though things like pencils, charcoal, and chalks were used to create the illustrations. I still love the artwork just as much, there’s a lot of feeling and expression in the character depiction. It was recorded at Brilliant Studios in San Francisco and Private Island Trax in Hollywood and mastered at Private Island Trax.

Bedtime for Frances, A baby sister for Frances, A birthday for Frances, Best Friends for Frances and A bargain for Frances. Read more about the condition Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. I love the rationales Frances provides for not eating certain food "but sunny side up eggs lie on teh plate and look up at you in a funny way and sunny-side-down eggs lie on their stomachs and wait and I love elaborate food descriptions "I have a cream cheese-cucumber-and-tomato sandwich on re bread. The husband and wife team wrote and illustrated many books together, many of which rank among my favorite picture books and one of which was the source of a long-standing family joke, but I’ll be reviewing that one on another day, so I won’t spoil the story here. Little M and I are working our way slowly but steadily though the Time Magazine’s Top 100 books for Children.

She is almost four, and although most of the time Russell thinks she is a pest, sometimes he enjoys her company. Even though I don't actually like most of the foods that comprise Frances' particular diet (barring bread and jam, of course), the book always made me really hungry anyway. Believe it or not I shared this book with my husband when I read it again, and even he enjoyed it, showing that Frances is still beloved through many years, generations, and even ages of readers. Frances is a picky eater and pretty soon she is turning down her string beans and all sorts of other things and eating bread and jam instead. These kids must've walked to school and had an active morning recess to be hungry enough for all that food!

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When her mother mentions that she eats other things in her school lunch, Frances admits to trading her lunches away every day. She prefers to eat the same for dinner that night in lieu of breaded veal cutlets with string beans and baked potatoes. The classic funny story about a stubborn little badger with very particular tastes in food--now in the always-appealing 8x8 format!I'm not sure I have ever used the word "delightful" before in a review but here it applies, yes this was delightful and a good story for children and a fine book for adults to read to children. Expressive, pastel-colored drawings and a simple, repetitive text convey the story of Teddy, who longs to have a pet of his own.

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