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Franklin's Valentines
     

Franklin's Valentines

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by Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark (Illustrator)
 

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In this Franklin Classic Storybook, it's Valentine's Day and Franklin can't wait to give his friends the cards he has made. But when he gets to school, he discovers that they're missing. Franklin is heartbroken and worried that now his friends won't want to give him any cards. Big hearts prevail and Franklin soon learns that he has very good friends --- and that he

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In this Franklin Classic Storybook, it's Valentine's Day and Franklin can't wait to give his friends the cards he has made. But when he gets to school, he discovers that they're missing. Franklin is heartbroken and worried that now his friends won't want to give him any cards. Big hearts prevail and Franklin soon learns that he has very good friends --- and that he can be a good friend, too.

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Children's Literature - Trina Heidt
Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark have created another fabulous Franklin book. This time, Franklin and his woodland friends are eagerly awaiting their impending classroom Valentine's Day party. When the time finally comes and Mr. Owl calls for everyone to distribute valentine's, Franklin is shocked to discover that his are nowhere to be found. A dismayed Franklin discovers that even though he has no valentine's to give, his friends are sympathetic of his predicament. Because of the understanding of his friends, Franklin enjoys the Valentine's Day cards and the treats that he receives. Wanting to return this kindness to his pals, Franklin invents a new holiday the next day that can easily be celebrated anytime of the year. He makes and hands out cards for Friendship Day. A cornerstone to many "Franklin" books is a subtle, important lesson about the kindness and understanding of friends. This is no exception.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781771380065
Publisher:
Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date:
08/28/2013
Series:
Franklin Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
305,403
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
330L (what's this?)
Age Range:
3 - 8 Years

Meet 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.

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Franklin's Valentines 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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Ilene4 More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful story. My grandchildren loved it. Franklin is an excellent example of how to deal with tough situations.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
daughter read this immediatly, and loved it. It ended up gift but she couldn't put it down till she was done.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book.Franklin books have great stories.
Willa-Wannabee More than 1 year ago
I purchased this to send with a box of valentine gifts for my grandson. I am always on the look out for books to include for holidays that appeal to boys. My grandson loves to read and loves Franklin on television and in books so this was a perfect inexpensive addition .
MAD1 More than 1 year ago
My grandson loved this book! He had me read it over and over. Keep Franklin books coming. We want to read them all.
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Mththeresa More than 1 year ago
A very heartwarming story. Teaches children that you can love people for themselves and not for the things they give. Shows them how to be a true friend.