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Bedtime for Frances

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Author: Russell Hoban
Publisher: HarperFestival (1995)
Binding: Library Binding, 32 pages
Illustrator: 
Russell Hoban
Item Call Number: 
E HOBAN

Frances has trouble going to sleep because of frightening sounds and objects that may be going to get her

Questions to talk about with your child: 
What time is Frances's bedtime?
Does Frances want to go to bed?
What does Frances think is in her room? Is it real?
What snack does Frances get to eat?
What is the wind's job?
Does Frances finally go to sleep?
Fun things to do together: 
Talk about bedtime routines in your house and create a routine for a stuffed animal or doll.
Use animals or dolls to recreate the song "10 in the Bed".
Sing the song "Twinkle, Twinkle".
Throw a blanket on a chair and what do you see? A giant? A lion?
Draw simple pajamas for a set of paper dolls.
Book Skills
Loves Books (Print Motivation): 
A story that many children relate to and are anxious to find out the outcome encouraging them to read.
New Words (Vocabulary): 
The short concise sentences relate the thoughts and actions so clearly and keep the story moving
Tell A Story (Narrative Skills): 
The short concise sentences relate the thoughts and actions so clearly and keep the story moving.