This is a colourful and fun new take on a timeless series designed to introduce young children to unfamiliar situations in an amusing and friendly way. Stickers can be used throughout the stories to replace key words and help young children build their vocabulary. Each title features Stephen Cartwright's delightful illust... read more
Sam is used to spending his days with his grandmother while his parents are at work, but now he's old enough to go to school. As the first important day begins, Sam misses Gram in spite of her reassurances, and he's a little scared of this big, unfamiliar place. Soon, though, as he gets to know his classroom, makes a friend, ... read more
Preschool for Maisy means a day filled with friends and things to do, from the time she hangs her coat on a special peg to the time she says goodbye. There's painting and snack time, stories and naptime (and a bathroom break in between). Soon everyone's ready to haul out the instruments and make some noise, then head outside ... read more
|Series:||Anholt Family Favourites|
Billy is not at all sure about starting big school. In fact, he wishes he could stay at home with his mum. But with some gentle encouragement and the help of a new friend, Billy soon discovers that big school can be a lot of fun! Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic pict... read more
|Series:||Charlie & Lola|
Charlie's little sister Lola is nearly big enough to go to school - but Lola is not so sure. She thinks it probably would be useful to read and write and count, but she doesn't really have time for school - she's much too busy doing extremely important things at home. And her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, is slightly nerv... read more
On the first day of the school year, Brother and Sister Bear are nervous and excited. But with tons of new stuff to learn and explore, by the closing bell they can hardly wait for day two! There's something for everyone in this quintessential back-to-school book from Stan, Jan, and Mike Berenstain.
Go to playschool with Maisy - a novelty book in miniature! Join in with Maisy's activities at playschool. She paints a picture, plays in the wendy house, writes a story, dresses up as a pirate, does some sums, dances like a ballerina, feeds the fish and puts on her hat and coat to go home. With tabs to pull and flaps to lift,... read more
Starting school can be scary, but nothing is impossible when you have a hippopotamus who lives on your roof, and eats cake! So, a little girl takes her hippopotamus along to school, and together they face those first-day-at-school experiences, meeting the teacher, eating lunch on your own and making new friends. Ages 5+.
|Author:||Jane Yolen & Mark Teague (ill.)|
Jane Yolen and Mark Teague's phenomenally best-selling dinosaurs are back, and this time they're going to school!What would you do if a very large ceratosaurus stomped into your classroom? And what if the student sitting next to you was a gigantic silvisaurus - who decided to jump on top of his desk?Come along for a very unus... read more
Jane Yolen and Mark Teague's phenomenally best-selling dinosaurs are back, and this time they're going to school! What would you do if a very large ceratosaurus stomped into your classroom? And what if the student sitting next to you was a gigantic silvisaurus -- who decided to jump on top of his desk? Come along for a very... read more
When Pearl and the bear go to bear school, it's time for more messy fun, with sticky paws everywhere. Inside the book there is a reward chart and paw stickers.
|Series:||Anholt Family Favourites|
Too little to go to school, too big to stay at home all day, Anna is off to playgroup for the first time. Tom is new too, and together they discover how much fun it can be! Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its delightful and amusing insight into th... read more
Jonah is so excited to be starting kindergarten ...but when he finally gets there and looks in the window, he notices that everybody else seems to know each other - and he knows nobody. He pleads with his mother to take him home again. Next day, Grandpa takes Jonah for a walk ...and lo and behold they end up at the kindergart... read more
|Series:||New Experiences S.|
One of a series for young children that explores what it is like to go through a number of significant new experiences, this sensitive and entertaining book thoughtfully helps children to understand their feelings about starting school. Written from a child's point of view, it shows what to expect when starting school and how... read more