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Author photo. Photograph courtesy of Lisa Greenstein, 2005.

Photograph courtesy of Lisa Greenstein, 2005.

Russell Hoban (1925–2011)

Author of Bread and Jam for Frances

Includes the names: Russel Hoban, Russel Hoban, Russell Hoban, Russell Hobain, Russedll Hoban

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20,361 (23,444)453860 (4)550
Bread and Jam for Frances 2,783 copies, 66 reviews
A Bargain for Frances 2,578 copies, 24 reviews
Bedtime for Frances 2,387 copies, 32 reviews
Best Friends for Frances 1,497 copies, 22 reviews
A Baby Sister for Frances 1,327 copies, 15 reviews
Riddley Walker {expanded edition} (Author) 1,171 copies, 45 reviews
Riddley Walker (Author) 1,159 copies, 22 reviews
A Birthday for Frances 1,144 copies, 18 reviews
The Mouse and His Child 909 copies, 27 reviews
Turtle Diary 513 copies, 15 reviews
Pilgermann 302 copies, 1 review
The Medusa Frequency 290 copies, 2 reviews
Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas 286 copies, 5 reviews
Kleinzeit 281 copies, 6 reviews
The Mole Family's Christmas 277 copies, 5 reviews
Amaryllis Night and Day 160 copies, 6 reviews
The Little Brute Family 149 copies, 6 reviews
The Bat Tattoo 139 copies, 5 reviews
Harvey's Hideout 132 copies, 3 reviews
Angelica's Grotto 128 copies, 3 reviews
Linger Awhile 126 copies, 3 reviews
Fremder 119 copies, 2 reviews
Her Name Was Lola 108 copies, 1 review
Charlie the Tramp 104 copies, 11 reviews
Monsters 90 copies, 2 reviews
Soonchild 74 copies, 2 reviews
The Sorely Trying Day 71 copies, 1 review
Come Dance With Me 67 copies, 3 reviews
Jim's Lion (Author) 64 copies, 5 reviews
Rosie's Magic Horse 64 copies, 5 reviews
The Sea-Thing Child 62 copies, 4 reviews
My Tango with Barbara Strozzi 51 copies, 6 reviews
The Frances Omnibus 49 copies, 2 reviews
The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant 49 copies, 2 reviews
Angelica Lost and Found 48 copies, 3 reviews
Nothing to Do 46 copies
Trouble on Thunder Mountain 43 copies, 3 reviews
Ace Dragon Ltd 34 copies
La Corona and the Tin Frog 31 copies, 2 reviews
The Rain Door 27 copies, 2 reviews
Jim Frog 15 copies, 1 review
Ten What? 13 copies, 2 reviews
M.O.L.E. 12 copies
Lavinia Bat 10 copies
Ponders 8 copies
They Came from Aargh! 6 copies, 1 review
Flat Cat 6 copies
Ugly Bird 4 copies
Turtle Diary 2 copies
Good-night 2 copies
Frances 1 copy
The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury (Author) 1,283 copies, 14 reviews
Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm (Introduction, some editions) 671 copies, 25 reviews
Granta 42: Krauts! (Contributor) 116 copies
Granta 10: Travel Writing (Contributor) 79 copies
Granta 8: Dirty Realism (Contributor) 62 copies
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas [1977 TV movie] (Original story) 61 copies, 1 review
Granta 13: After the Revolution (Contributor) 44 copies
Granta 5: The Modern Common Wind (Contributor, some editions) 37 copies
Granta 9: John Berger, Boris (Contributor) 36 copies, 1 review
20th century (89) animals (296) anthology (145) badgers (269) bedtime (156) children (332) children's (737) children's book (81) children's books (99) children's fiction (163) children's literature (209) Christmas (200) collection:Fiction (154) easy reader (82) fairy tales (103) family (358) fantasy (259) fiction (2,031) food (169) Frances (184) friends (114) friendship (262) Granta (114) hardcover (99) K (80) kids (82) Level K (82) literature (133) novel (296) paperback (156) picture book (1,077) post-apocalyptic (116) read (214) science fiction (314) series (81) sf (97) shelf:Fiction (155) short stories (116) siblings (126) to-read (345)

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