In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin can count forwards and backwards. He can zip zippers and button buttons. He can slide down a riverbank by himself. He can even sleep alone in his small, dark shell. And ever since he was small, he really wanted a pet.
About the Author
Paulette Bourgeois is the author of more than 40 books for children, including the In My Neighborhood series and Oma's Quilt. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Franklin books do a great job of teaching various lessons, values, and morals to young readers. In this book readers learn about the responsibilities and commitment it takes to have a pet. In the book Franklin discusses why he would and wouldn't choose different animals for pets and how he came to the decide which pet is best for him. I love how Bourgeois describes every step so that young readers can understand and learn about thought process. Following steps and ideas to make a decision.