Frances is jealous of her sister's birthday, but the birthday spirit moves her to reluctantly give her coveted gift
Frances the badger becomes very envious as her family prepares to celebrate the birthday of her younger sister, Gloria. Determined to overcome her jealousy, Frances buys Gloria a wonderful birthday gift. Unfortunately, when it comes time to give the present to Gloria, Frances thinks she would really prefer to keep it for herself. Will Frances ruin Gloria's birthday celebration? Pencil illustrations accompany the text.