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Stop fooling around! I'd rather have head lice!
~ Francine "Arthur & The Square Dance"

Francine Alice Frensky is the tritagonist of the television and book series Arthur. She is Oliver and Laverne Frensky's daughter and Catherine Frensky's younger sister. She is an athletic girl in Mr. Ratburn's third grade class at Lakewood Elementary School.

Appearance

Francine is an anthropomorphic monkey with a brown complexion and short brown hair in a bobcut that is held up with barrettes, which have red clips in the books but yellow ones in the cartoon show. Her most common outfit consists of a red shirt, blue jeans, red and white sneakers, white socks, and she doesn't wear an undershirt like some of her friends.


Personality

Francine is a loyal, kind, athletic girl. She is also an excellent singer. Francine also likes sports including soccer, football, kickball, bowling, and baseball.

Family

Francine has a father named Oliver Frensky, a mother named Laverne Frensky, a sister named Catherine Frensky, and a maternal grandmother named Bubby.

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