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Hoban, Russell

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Most widely held works by Russell Hoban
Bread and jam for Frances by Russell Hoban( Book )

78 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances decides she likes to eat only bread and jam at every meal until--to her surprise--her parents grant her wish
Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban( Book )

72 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 4,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances finds it difficult to go to sleep with the strange noises and menacing shapes that seem to fill her room after dark
A bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban( Book )

66 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 4,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thelma usually outsmarts Frances until Frances decides to teach her a lesson about friendship
A baby sister for Frances by Russell Hoban( Book )

50 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When things change around the house after her baby sister is born, Frances decides to run away--but not too far
Best friends for Frances by Russell Hoban( Book )

45 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Albert and his buddies have a "no girls" baseball game, Frances and her sister organize a "Best Friends Outing -- No Boys."
A birthday for Frances by Russell Hoban( Book )

52 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frances is jealous of her sister's birthday, but birthday spirit moves her to reluctantly give her coveted gift
The mouse and his child by Russell Hoban( Book )

70 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two discarded toy mice survive perilous adventures in a hostile world before finding security and happiness with old friends and new
Riddley Walker : a novel by Russell Hoban( Book )

69 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a remote future in a post-nuclear holocaust England (Inland), Hoban has imagined a humanity regressed to an iron-age, semi-literate state--and invented a language to represent it
Dinner at Alberta's by Russell Hoban( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Crocodile cannot seem to learn table manners until his sister brings her new girlfriend to visit
Emmet Otter's jug-band Christmas by Russell Hoban( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both Ma Otter and her son, Emmet, hope to win the $50 talent show prize and surprise each other with a special Christmas present
The little Brute family by Russell Hoban( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little Brute family live an unhappy life until Baby Brute finds a lost good feeling in the forest, and the Brute family changes forever
The mole family's Christmas by Russell Hoban( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and French and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mole family learns about Christmas and builds a chimney so that Santa Claus will be able to visit them
Egg thoughts, and other Frances songs by Russell Hoban( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two poems reflect Frances' observations on the events in her life
How Tom beat Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen by Russell Hoban( Book )

33 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Tom's aunt disapproves of his constant fooling around she calls in Captain Najork to teach him a lesson. Tom, however, has a splendid idea
Rosie's magic horse by Russell Hoban( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rosie's popsicle sticks turn into a horse named Stickerino, they have a lot of adventures
Monsters by Russell Hoban( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John's obsession with drawing monsters takes him to a doctor, where a startling discovery is made about the degree of reality of John's drawings
Turtle diary by Russell Hoban( Book )

55 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sea turtles at the London Zoo become the mutual obsession of two lonely strangers who dream of setting free the turtles and themselves
Emmet Otter's jug-band Christmas by Jim Henson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kermit the Frog narrates this tale featuring lovable new Muppet characters and orginal music from Paul Williams. Struggling to make ends meet, Mrs. Otter and her son, Emmet, face yet another bleak Christmas until Emmet secretly decides to enter Frog Town Hollow's first annual talent contest on Christmas Eve. However, Emmet faces some hilarious and unexpectedly tough competition for the prize money
Pilgermann by Russell Hoban( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Hoban( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dee Palmer interviews Russell Hoban about his writing processes, inspirations and methods. Topics include: using the first-person narrative, the starting point of the novel, writing as "quest", influence of English writing, and myth-making
 
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Bread and jam for Frances
Alternative Names
Chompan, Rasel

Chompan, Rasel 1925-

Chompan Rasell 1925-2011

Hoban, R.

Hōban, Rasseru 1925-2011

Hoban, Russel

Hoban Russel 1925-2011

Hoban, Russell 1925-

Hoban, Russell C.

Hoban Russell C. 1925-2011

Hoban, Russell Conwell.

Russell Hoban Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1925-2011)

Russell Hoban amerikansk författare och manusförfattare

Russell Hoban amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

Russell Hoban amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter

Russell Hoban amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

Russell Hoban écrivain américain

Russell Hoban US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Хобан, Рассел

ראסל הובן

راسل هوبان

호반, 러셀 1925-2011

호번, 러셀 1925-2011

ホーバン, ラッセル

ラッセル・ホーバン

Languages
English (684)

Spanish (18)

German (14)

French (14)

Italian (11)

Danish (9)

Japanese (8)

Korean (2)

Dutch (2)

Finnish (1)

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Bedtime for FrancesA bargain for FrancesA baby sister for FrancesBest friends for FrancesA birthday for FrancesThe mouse and his childRiddley Walker : a novelDinner at Alberta's