Books written by Russell Hoban

Best Friends for Frances

HarperFestival | January 5, 2016 | 32 pages
Starring Frances, America's favorite badger, the complete text and art for this beloved picture book is now available in the always-appealing 8x8 format! Frances doesn't think her little sister can be her friend, but when Frances finds herself left out because of a "no-girls" rule, she decides to... More Info

Frog and Toad and Friends Box Set

HarperCollins | December 23, 2014 | 384 pages
Featuring Frog and Toad and seven other beloved I Can Read characters together, this collection of favorite easy-to-read I Can Read stories is full of familiar faces and comes with a free poster starring our most popular characters! This Level Two slipcase is perfect for children who read on their... More Info

Jim's Lion

Candlewick Press (MA) | November 11, 2014 | 64 pages
A young boy who is afraid of the operation that can help him get well learns to overcome his fear with the help of a caring nurse.  More Info

Rosie's Magic Horse

Candlewick Press (MA) | February 26, 2013 | 40 pages
The late author of the Frances series and British Children's Laureate illustrator of the Roald Dahl stories follows the experiences of a discarded popsicle stick that is picked up by a little girl who dreams about a magical horse that gallops with her through cities, jungles and over an ice-pop... More Info