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Franklin in the Dark

Series: franklin classic storybooks

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This larger-format special collectible edition of the first Franklin book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the world’s most beloved turtle. Includes never-before-seen archival material  and personal letters from the author and illustrator that offers a fun behind-the-scenes peek at this Canadian classic.#A perfect gift for long-time fans and a new generation of readers alike.#In the Franklin Classic Storybook that started it all, poor little Franklin has one of the most common childhood afflictions — he is afraid of the dark. This is particularly distressing for Franklin as he happens to be a turtle, and the darkness he fears is, of course, inside his own shell. Bravely, with shell in tow, he sets forth to seek help and in the course of his travels discovers a bird who is afraid of heights, a polar bear who is afraid of the cold, and even a hydrophobic duck. In the end, Franklin discovers that everybody is afraid of something, even his own mother, and his response to what he has learned is guaranteed to draw a smile.

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This larger-format special collectible edition of the first Franklin book celebrates the 25th anniversary of the world’s most beloved turtle. Includes never-before-seen archival material  and personal letters from the author and illustrator that offers a fun behind-the-scenes peek at this Canadian classic.#A perfect gift for long-time fans and a new generation of readers alike.#In the Franklin Classic Storybook that started it all, poor little Franklin has one of the most common childhood afflictions — he is afraid of the dark. This is particularly distressing for Franklin as he happens to be a turtle, and the darkness he fears is, of course, inside his own shell. Bravely, with shell in tow, he sets forth to seek help and in the course of his travels discovers a bird who is afraid of heights, a polar bear who is afraid of the cold, and even a hydrophobic duck. In the end, Franklin discovers that everybody is afraid of something, even his own mother, and his response to what he has learned is guaranteed to draw a smile.

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Cover

Hardcover, Paperback

Educational resources

Curriculum

Courage

Reading Levels

    lexile level
  • 460L

  • guided reading
  • K

  • guided reading grade level
  • 2

  • lexile code
  • Adult Directed

  • accelerated reader interest lvl
  • LG

  • accelerated reader reading level
  • 2.5

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Awards

  • 2012 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

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