Franklin is Bossy

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Kids Can Press, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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With more than 100,000 paperback copies of Franklin books sold, this gentle turtle hero faces a new but common childhood dilemma--learning that no one likes a bossy friend. Tired of playing alone, the repentant Franklin apologizes for being bossy and gratefully agrees to play along. Full color.

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User Review  - Bwatso12 - LibraryThing

This story has two main messages, the first message is it’s important to take turns and share; the second message is to take fault when you’re wrong. In my opinion this is a great children’s book ... Read full review

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User Review  - jnd017 - LibraryThing

Franklin is a great series of books that kids love. This one is about how Franklin is bossing his friends around and they don't like it. They get mad and end up getting in a fight. Franklin ends up ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

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).

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