Classic Franklin Stories Volume Three: Nine Books in One

Classic Franklin Stories Volume Three: Nine Books in One

by Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark

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Overview

Franklin the turtle takes on everyday troubles in this delightful collection of nine stories from the acclaimed children’s series.
 
Since 1986, readers everywhere have cherished Paulette Bourgeois’s classic tales about a little turtle named Franklin. Filled with lessons about facing your fears and growing up, Franklin’s adventures are the perfect bedtime stories for kids who need a little help coming out of their shells.
 
As our reptilian hero conquers his dread of the dark, finds out the consequences of telling a lie, and meets the littlest member of his family, this collection of timeless stories showcases how Franklin is always trying to be the best turtle he can be.
 
This ebook includes Franklin and the Tooth Fairy, Franklin Fibs, Franklin in the Dark, Franklin Is Lost, Franklin Plays the Game, Franklin’s Baby Sister, Franklin’s Christmas Gift, Franklin’s Class Trip, and Franklin’s Valentines.

This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781504049573
Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date: 10/31/2017
Series: Classic Franklin Stories Series , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 293
File size: 228 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Paulette Bourgeois worked as an occupational therapist and a print and television journalist before she began writing for children. When Franklin in the Dark, was released in 1986, it became a bestseller—and the Franklin phenomenon was born. Paulette has gone on to write over 30 Franklin stories illustrated by Brenda Clark that have been published around the world. Although Paulette is best known for the Franklin books, she has also written other children’s titles, including a number of non-fiction books and the award-winning picture book Oma’s Quilt. Paulette lives in Toronto, Ontario.
 
After graduating from the illustration program at Sheridan College, Brenda Clark worked as a freelance illustrator for children’s magazines and books. When she was asked to illustrate Franklin in the Dark, Brenda researched turtles and other animals in order to give Franklin and his friends as many authentic details as possible. In addition to over thirty Franklin collaborations with Paulette Bourgeois, the duo created another picture-book classic, Big Sarah’s Little Boots. Brenda Clark is also the illustrator of Sadie and the Snowman and the award-winning Little Fingerling. Brenda lives in Port Hope, Ontario.

Paulette Bourgeois worked as an occupational therapist and a print and television journalist before she began writing for children. When Franklin in the Dark, was released in 1986, it became a bestseller—and the Franklin phenomenon was born. Paulette has gone on to write over 30 Franklin stories illustrated by Brenda Clark that have been published around the world. Although Paulette is best known for the Franklin books, she has also written other children’s titles, including a number of non-fiction books and the award-winning picture book Oma’s Quilt. Paulette lives in Toronto, Ontario. 


After graduating from the illustration program at Sheridan College, Brenda Clark worked as a freelance illustrator for children’s magazines and books. When she was asked to illustrate Franklin in the Dark, Brenda researched turtles and other animals in order to give Franklin and his friends as many authentic details as possible. In addition to over thirty Franklin collaborations with Paulette Bourgeois, the duo created another picture-book classic, Big Sarah’s Little Boots. Brenda Clark is also the illustrator of Sadie and the Snowman and the award-winning Little Fingerling. Brenda lives in Port Hope, Ontario.

Read an Excerpt

CHAPTER 1

Franklin could count by twos and tie his shoes. He had lots of good friends, and one best friend, named Bear. Franklin and Bear were the same age. They lived in the same neighbourhood. They liked the same games. But one morning, Franklin discovered a way that he and Bear were different.

Waiting for the school bus, Bear put his paw in his mouth and wiggled a tooth back and forth. It jiggled and wiggled and then, with a tug, it came out.

"Look at this!" said Bear. "I lost my first tooth."

"My teeth are supposed to fall out," said Bear. "It makes room for my grown-up teeth."

Franklin ran his tongue around his gums. They we re smooth and firm ... and completely toothless.

"I don't have any teeth," said Franklin.

It was Bear's turn to be surprised.

Franklin's friends shook their heads sadly. "Too bad," they said.

Franklin wondered why. He had never needed teeth before.

Bear wrapped his tooth in a bit of tissue and put it in his backpack. "I need to keep this safe," he said.

All the way to school, Franklin wondered why Bear wanted to keep his old tooth. Especially if he was going to get a brand-new grown-up tooth. Now that was exciting.

"Why do you want to keep your tooth?" asked Franklin. "Won't you get a big one soon?"

All his friends looked at him with amazement.

(Continues…)



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