Finding François

Finding François

A Story About the Healing Power of Friendship

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Alice sends a message in a bottle that travels the River Seine and lands with François, who helps her heal from the loss of her beloved grandmother.-- Provided by Publisher.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2020]
ISBN: 9780525554004
Branch Call Number: FICTION Gor
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Audience: Ages 4-8
Grades K-1


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In this marvelous, gently funny and reassuring tale, the lucky and lovely friendship between Alice and François spans the length of the River Seine and the loss of a loved one. Award-winning author and artist Gus Gordon captures the highs and lows of being little, and tenderly shepherds kids on a... Read More »

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Aug 27, 2020

I just LOVED this book. I just wish I had a small child to read it with or to:-( Alice lives with her grandma and has a lot of fun but she misses having someone her age to play with. She sends a message in a bottle and what do you know? She gets a reply from Francois. Soon they become "Bottle Pals" and all is well - till grandma is no more. Now Alice is really sad till she goes and visits Francois. Francois visits her too and life has never been the same since finding Francois. The illustrations were so appropriate and it was nice to see the French signs for various stores.

chrisatwork Jul 24, 2020

Utterly charming. A fun read for adults as well as children. A story about the healing power of friendship. Lovely illustrations make this book wonderful to read and read to others.


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