The Fran with Four Brains

Illustrated by Jim Benton

About The Book

Goosebumps and Bill Nye the Science Guy fans, meet Franny!

Being a mad scientist in the modern world is very hard work. With so much that needs to be done in such a short period of time, multitasking can become overwhelming. Franny needs some additional help.

But for Franny there is only one person in the world she trusts to help her with her experiments: herself. So she acquires assistance the mad-scientist way…by building a few real, live, steel-plated Franbots!

About The Author

Jim Benton is the New York Times bestselling writer of the Dear Dumb Diary series and a cartoonist whose unique brand of humor has been seen on toys, television, T-shirts, greeting cards, and even underwear. Franny K. Stein is the first character he’s created especially for young children. A husband and father of two, he lives in Michigan, where he works in a studio that really and truly does have creepy stuff in it.

About The Illustrator

Jim Benton is the New York Times bestselling writer of the Dear Dumb Diary series and a cartoonist whose unique brand of humor has been seen on toys, television, T-shirts, greeting cards, and even underwear. Franny K. Stein is the first character he’s created especially for young children. A husband and father of two, he lives in Michigan, where he works in a studio that really and truly does have creepy stuff in it.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 28, 2007)
  • Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416902324
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10
  • Lexile ® 830

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"Smart, confident, and totally PUNK!" -- National Enquirer

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