cover image Franklin's Family Treasury

Franklin's Family Treasury

Paulette Bourgeois. Kids Can Press, $15.95 (128pp) ISBN 978-1-55337-479-4

The paper-over-board collection Franklin's Family Treasury by Paulette Bourgeois, illus. by Brenda Clark, gathers four stories about the titular turtle originally published as picture books: Franklin Goes to the Hospital (2000), Franklin's Baby Sister (2000), Franklin and Harriet (2001) and Franklin Says I Love You (2002). All are aimed at reassuring children facing new challenges.