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Book Reading in the Children's Museum

  • The Grace Museum 102 Cypress Street Abilene, TX, 79601 United States (map)

Join us in the Children's Museum for this month's reading held for families on the famous mini-Paramount stage followed by an art activity in the Children’s Diner. This month’s featured book is Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban with pictures by Garth Williams. Garth Williams is the celebrated illustrator that will be honored in the 2017 Children's Arts and Literacy Festival coming to downtown Abilene. To learn more about the CALF Festival, go to  


About the Book

The big hand of the clock is at 12.
The little hand is at 7.
It is seven o' clock.
It is bedtime for Frances.

It may be bedtime for Frances, but before Frances can sleep, she needs a glass of milk, a kiss from Father, one from Mother, her teddy bear, her doll, another kiss from Father, and another one from Mother. And then there are tigers and giants and ominous cracks in the ceiling to keep her up. Will Frances ever go to sleep?

Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban and Pictures by Garth Williams

Registration required. $5 per family or $10 per family to receive a copy of the book.

Earlier Event: January 18
Pop-Up Make 'N Take
Later Event: January 24
Pop-Up Make 'N Take