Franklin's Blanket

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Kids Can Press Ltd, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 30 pages
4 Reviews
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero can't go to sleep without his favorite blue blanket. One night he can't find his tattered old blanket and must try to get along without it.

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Review: Franklin's Blanket (Franklin the Turtle)

User Review  - Andd Becker - Goodreads

The wonderful pictures are by Brenda Clark. Franklin the turtle's blue blanket gets smaller every year. One day the blanket is missing. Franklin goes to the homes of his friends -- bear, fox, beaver ... Read full review

Review: Franklin's Blanket (Franklin the Turtle)

User Review  - Betsy - Goodreads

I really loved this book. It does a great job at expressing the feelings a child has about a beloved object, even if it's tattered and worn. It could be appropriate to read this book in a Pre-K or Kindergarten class or to any child that loves a favorite object unconditionally. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Paulette Bourgeois was born July 20, 1951 in Winnepeg , Canada. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1974 with a B.Sc. and worked briefly as an occupational therapist before returning to Carleton University to study journalism. She has worked in television and print before writing her first book, Franklin in the Dark. Although Paulette is best-known for the Franklinthe Turtle books, she is also the writer of fiction and non-fiction for young readers. Her book, The Sun: Starting with Space was shortlisted for a Science in Society Book Award (1995), given by the Canadian Science Writer's Association, and won the honor of Parents' Choice Approval, given by the US Parents' Choice Foundation (1997).

Brenda Clark is best known as the illustrator of the original Franklin the Turtle series written by Paulette Bourgeois. Other popular titles she has illustrated include Sadie and the Snowman, Big Sarah's Little Boots, and the award winning, Little Fingerling. Brenda lives in Port Hope, Ontario.

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