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With his new pencil case packed with a ruler, eraser, and a dozen colored pencils, Franklin is ready for his first day of school--until it's time to board the bus. In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin faces the excitement and fear of starting school.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero goes to the hospital for an operation to repair his broken shell, and everyone thinks he's being very brave. But Franklin is only pretending to be fearless. He's worried that his X-rays will show just how frightened he is inside. With the help of Dr. Bear, Franklin learns that even though he's feeling scared, he can still be brave.This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin can't wait for his best friend Bear to come over for their first sleepover. However, when it's time for bed, Bear begins to miss his own room--until Franklin comes up with an idea to make Bear feel more comfortable.This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.
In this Franklin TV Storybook, Franklin learns that everyone is capable in his own way. Picture descriptions added.
A turtle afraid of small dark places, and therefore of crawling into his shell, asks a variety of animals for advice, only to find out that each has a fear of its own.
Franklin is always telling his friends what to do. After arguing with his best friend Bear, Franklin finally realizes that he shouldn't be so bossy. Picture descriptions added.
Franklin's mother warns him not to go into the woods alone, but during a game of hide-and-seek, Franklin strays and unwittingly gets lost. All alone in the woods, Franklin jumps at every unfamiliar noise, until finally his parents find him and return him to the warmth and safety of home.
Franklin has only half the money he needs to buy the Super-Duper Spy Kit of his dreams. His father makes a deal: he will give Franklin the money he needs if Franklin will paint the fence. Franklin agrees, but soon finds that painting is hard work. So he enlists Beaver and Fox to help by making a deal with them. That deal leads to another, and another until finally the fence is painted and Franklin's father pays him. In a surprising twist, Franklin finds that he has enough money for two spy kits--one for himself and one for his best friend, Bear.
This companion series to the Franklin animated TV show features all-new Franklin stories based on the characters created by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark. In this Franklin TV Storybook, it's Earth Day and Mr. Heron is giving away free trees. Franklin can hardly wait to plant a big climbing tree in his backyard. But when Franklin gets to the village square, Mr. Heron hands him a tiny sapling. Disappointed, Franklin doesn't notice when the little tree falls off his wagon. On his search for the lost tree, Franklin discovers that even the very biggest trees in the village started out as something small.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin is determined to ride his bike without training wheels, and he can't understand why it seems so easy for his friends--or why it's so hard for him.
At the beginning of spring, Franklin and all his friends have training wheels on their bikes. But soon Franklin is the only one who can't ride without them. Every time he tries he falls down, and he's beginning to get discouraged. His mom finally convinces him to keep with it, and Franklin finally rides on his own.
This companion series to the Franklin animated TV show features all-new Franklin stories based on the characters created by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark. Picture descriptions added.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero is a very lucky turtle. He has the best friends, the best little sister, the best goldfish, and, of course, the best mother. But when he discovers that his mother's birthday is coming up, he can't find the best present. After giving it some serious thought, Franklin decides to do everything for his mom. On the morning of her birthday he takes her breakfast in bed, makes a brooch, draws a picture, and cuts fresh flowers from the garden! And then Franklin gives his mom a great big hug and says, "I love you"--which is, of course, the best gift of all.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin struggles to find a special gift for a special mom. He asks all his friends for ideas, then he comes up with his own idea.
In this Franklin TV Storybook, our young hero learns the value of an apology. Picture descriptions added.
Franklin's best friend, Bear, is about to have a birthday and Franklin is bursting to tell everyone a secret after he snooped and found out the present Bear is getting from his mother.
Franklin plans to stay up all night-- even if no one else can. This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetition. Brief picture descriptions have been added.
After recovering his mother's lost purse, Franklin decides to put his newfound detective skills to work for his friends. Can he solve the mysterious case of the missing baseball? This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetition. Picture descriptions added.
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.This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.
Everyone's favorite turtle hero is back with a lesson about responsibility and love. In a simple, charmingly illustrated tale, Franklin proves to his parents that he can take care of a pet, and picks a pretty goldfish for his own. Picture descriptions added.
Franklin learns about the signs of spring as he waits impatiently for his baby sister to arrive in this Franklin Classic Storybook. Picture description added.
Since Franklin's friend Otter moved away, nothing seems to go right--until Franklin figures out a way he and Otter can stay friends. Another Franklin Classic Storybook to delight young readers.This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration by the author as well as music and sound effects.
Today Franklin wakes up grumpy. His father discovers the reason for Franklin's crankiness--Otter has moved away and nothing seems right without her. Comforted by a hug from Dad, Franklin cheers up and makes a special present to mail to Otter, who is only a letter or phone call away.
Franklin can hardly wait to show off his cool new bicycle helmet at the Bike Safety Rally. But before the rally, he overhears Fox and Beaver making fun of his helmet. Now he's ashamed! Some words of encouragement from Rabbit help him put things in perspective--he likes the helmet, and he's going to wear it!
In a burst of enthusiasm, Franklin invites all his friends to celebrate his birthday at Tamarack Play Park. But when he tells his parents, they explain that they can't afford to pay for everyone--just two friends. Which two should he choose?
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