Three Classic Franklin Stories: Franklin Wants a Pet, Franklin's Blanket, and Franklin's School Play
Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark
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Franklin Wants a Pet[/i]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.
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero can't go to sleep without his favorite blue blanket. One night he can't find his tattered old blanket and must try to get along without it.
Franklin's School Play
In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin has been chosen to play the Nutcracker Prince in his class's production. But will he be too nervous to say his lines when the big night arrives?
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drawer. One night it wasn’t there. Franklin searched around his room. He rummaged through his toy chest. He took everything out of his drawers and his books off the shelves. But he could not find his blue blanket anywhere. He ran to tell his parents. “Go back to bed,” they said as soon as they saw him. “But, but …” said Franklin. “No buts,” said Franklin’s father. “You have had a goodnight story, a goodnight hug, two glasses of water, and I turned on your night light myself.” “But I
smells,” he said. Franklin reached under his chair and pulled out his blue blanket. Plop! A handful of cold, slimy brussels sprouts spilled out of the blanket and onto the floor. His mother and father stared with amazement. “Look!” said Franklin. “I found my blanket. I forgot I put it here.” “You forgot to eat your brussels sprouts, too,” said Franklin’s mother. “Whoops,” said Franklin, looking a little sheepish. “Old, cold brussels sprouts sure do stink,” said Franklin’s father.
financial support of the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada, through the BPIDP, for our publishing activity. Kids Can Press Ltd. 29 Birch Avenue Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 1E2 Printed in Hong Kong by Wing King Tong Company Limited CDN PA 96 0 9 8 7 6 Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data Bourgeois, Paulette Franklin’s school play ISBN 1-55074-287-6 (bound) ISBN 1-55074-289-2 (pbk.) II. Clark, Brenda. II. Title.
his small, dark shell. He even had a best friend named Bear. But Franklin wanted something else. He wanted a pet. Franklin had wanted a pet since he was small. But whenever he asked, “May I have a pet, please?” his parents said, “Maybe someday.” Franklin waited for a long time. He often pretended to have a pet. He took Sam, his stuffed dog, for walks. He taught Sam tricks. He even helped Sam bury some bones. But Sam wasn’t a real pet. One day, Franklin asked his parents again, “May I
almost believed he really was the Nutcracker Prince. It was a marvellous show. After the finale, the audience gave the class a standing ovation. Franklin and his friends bowed four times. And that night, after a hot cocoa by the fire, Franklin pasted the show program into his scrapbook. It was a night he wanted to remember forever.