The Little Brute Family (My Readers) (Paperback)
A favorite story from Lillian and Russell Hoban, creators of the classic Frances books, The Little Brute Family is repackaged in a brand-new format for beginning readers.
They eat sand and gravel for breakfast and a stew of sticks and stones for dinner. No one says "please" or "thank you." Instead, they kick and yell and punch and shove. Then one day everything changes, when Baby Brute happens upon "a little wandering lost good feeling in a field of daisies." When he brings it home in his pocket, nothing is ever the same for the little Brute family.
About the Author
Russell Hoban (1925-2011) is the author of over sixty books for children, including Bedtime for Frances and its five sequels. He died in London, England in 2011.
Lillian Hoban (1925-98) illustrated many of Russell Hoban's books as well as her own creations, which include Arthur's Christmas Cookies and Silly Tilly's Valentine.
“A hilarious little study in human relations.” —Kansas City Star
“For sheer good fun . . . The Little Brute Family ought to become a favorite in many households.” —Los Angeles Times