Bread and Jam for Frances

Bread and Jam for Frances

Book - 1964
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"Jam on toast," sings Frances about the food she likes most--until she has it for the sixth meal in two days.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1964]
ISBN: 9780060223595
Call Number: HOBAN
Picture Book Fiction
Characteristics: 31 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Subjects: Food habits -- Juvenile fiction.
Badgers -- Juvenile fiction.
Additional Contributors: Hoban, Lillian


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Jan 16, 2021

Gotta love a badger momma who packs a lunch with a lobster salad sandwich! As a lover of Mrs. Pigglewiggle you have to love the spirit of the book. I just looked the author up and nothing speaks of great privilege in his life but it did say that the series was based partly on the experiences of his four children and their friends!

Sep 13, 2020

Ages 4 to 8

LiztheLibrarian Jan 25, 2018

I love Francis the little badger and this is by far my favorite of her books. The little songs she sings to herself are so clever and funny.

kmscows Nov 15, 2017

The Frances books were my favorite picture books as a child. I loved that she ate bread and jam at every meal and made up songs about string beans and cutlets. The illustrations personify Frances perfectly. Years later these books still delight young readers.

Aug 17, 2014

One of my all-time favorite picture books, in spite of some questionable food choices (eggs, breaded veal cutlets, lobster salad... blech). I love Frances' "Jam On Toast" song, her sweet parents, the writing... and, of course, the gentle lesson about trying new things.

KRockstar10 Oct 21, 2013

Frances will only eat bread and jam, so her mom pulls a Mrs. Pigglewiggle and uses some reverse psychology to solve the problem.

i love frances books and the art is just so amazing and adorable


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