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

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Join the generations of families that have laughed along as Frances sings "Jam on biscuits, jam on bread, Jam is the thing I like most, Jam is sticky, jam is sweet, Jam is tasty, jam’s a treat—raspberry, strawberry, gooseberry, I’m very FOND…OF…JAM! When she gets to school, she sees that her mother has packed her bread and jam for lunch and at dinner, she has a plate full of bread and jam while the rest of the family has spaghetti. In spite of the fact that all badgers are born in February, we’ve decided to do this book in January. Ebooks fulfilled through Glose cannot be printed, downloaded as PDF, or read in other digital readers (like Kindle or Nook). That's the end of Frances's jam-only days, as she discovers, in her own winsome way, that variety really is the spice of mealtimes.

Every single word is meticulously chosen, carefully placed on the page, like an artist painting a masterpiece.She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Hoban's cheery illustrations, bathed in the iridescent yellows of summer sunshine, accompany a spare, direct text that tells of a child picking flowers for her mother. Main Characters: Frances (the Badger), Mother Badger, Father Badger, baby sister Gloria and schoolfriend Albert. I have eaten some good meals in my day but few homemade lunches have ever compared to Albert’s feast. I loved reading this again - there's so many warm and fuzzy memories caught up in the examination of a book you loved as a child, seen through the eyes of the adult.

original sound resembling The Flower Duet sung over a twisted union of classical music and gothic rock. 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. Conclusion: My three year old loved the story and kept pointing to the pictures asking to hear about the food descriptions again and again. Maybe in the future we can do follow-ups with experts, and I could tap you to talk with us more about that.A poor condition book can still make a good reading copy but is generally not collectible unless the item is very scarce.

When her mother mentions that she eats other things in her school lunch, Frances admits to trading her lunches away every day.

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. Mother and Father are patient, wise and kind and the language of the story is beautifully crafted with gentle touches of humour.

When she finally tries new food she realizes how good it is and conquers her fear of trying new food. 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. The classic funny story about a stubborn little badger with very particular tastes in food--now in the always-appealing 8x8 format!

Join the generations of families that have laughed along as Frances sings "Jam on biscuits, jam on bread, Jam is the thing I like most, Jam is sticky, jam is sweet, Jam is tasty, jam's a treat--raspberry, strawberry, gooseberry, I'm very FOND. Frances decides she wants to eat only bread and jam at every meal until--to her surprise--her parents grant her wish. 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. She prefers to eat the same for dinner that night in lieu of breaded veal cutlets with string beans and baked potatoes. As Kate points out, this is a perfect New Year’s Resolution book because in the story you are encouraged to try new things and break out of your comfort zone.

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