Rose Cobden and Loretta Schauer£6.99 £6.64
A rhyming jurassic adventure for children starting school
Jane Porter and Carolina Rabei£7.99 £7.59
What will school be like? What will I do there? What if I miss Mummy? Do I have to go? All of these questions and more are answered in this warm and reassuring guide to starting school
Janet Ahlberg and Allan Ahlberg£6.99 £6.64
Are you starting school? How exciting!Following a number of children's first experiences, this picture book takes children right from their very first day to the end of the school year. This reassuring read will support even the most nervous school-starter, exploring each emotion, from fear to excitement, with care. The perfect read to start a conversation about any pre-school nerves, packed with playful illustrations and easy to understand explanations. This is a book that you'll want to read again and again - far beyond the last day of the school year.
Alan MacDonald and Magda Brol£6.99 £6.64
When Jake wants to go to school his family are HORRIFIED. School is all rotten rules and terrible ten-legged teachers. Pirates don'tgo to school! Or do they? A fantastically funny tale, perfect to reassure 'first day at school' nerves.
Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman£6.99 £6.64
The #1 New York Times bestselling picture book, celebrating diversity and inclusivity. No matter how you start your day,What you wear when you play,Or if you come from far away,All are welcome here. Follow a group of children through a day in their school, where everyone is welcome. A school where children in patkas, hijabs, baseball caps and yarmulkes play side by side. A school where students grow and learn from each other's traditions. A school where diversity is a strength. Warm and inspiring, All Are Welcome lets young children know that no matter what, they have a place, they have a space, and they are welcome in their school. Engaging lyrical text and bright, accessible illustrations make this book a must for every child's bookshelf, classroom and library.
Ross Montgomery and Sarah Warburton£7.99 £7.59
An irreverent and zany counting book that is gently thrilling and written in a deliciously infectious rhyme with witty and whimsical illustrations. Ten very foolish teachers have missed the last bus home. But LOOK - a shortcut through the forest! They'll be back in time for tea! Off they skip, unaware that in the woods a hungry horde of mischievous and hilariously goofy monsters is waiting... An irreverent and zany counting book that is gently thrilling with witty and whimsical illustrations.
Derrick Barnes and Vanessa Brantley-Newton£7.99 £7.59
A confident little girl has a fantastic first day of school in this companion to 'King of the Classroom'. MJ is more than ready for her first day of kindergarten! With her hair freshly braided and her mom's special tiara on her head, she knows she's going to rock kindergarten. But the tiara isn't just for show-it also reminds her of all the good things she brings to the classroom, stuff like her kindness, friendliness, and impressive soccer skills, too! Like 'King of the Classroom', this is the perfect book to reinforce excitement and build confidence in the newest students.
Derrick Barnes and Vanessa Brantley-Newton£7.99 £7.59
Starting kindergarten is a big milestone - and the hero of this story is ready to make his mark! He's dressed himself, eaten a pile of pancakes, and can't wait to be part of a whole new kingdom of kids. The day will be jam-packed, but he's up to the challenge, taking new experiences in stride with his infectious enthusiasm! And afterward, he can't wait to tell his proud parents all about his achievements - and then wake up to start another day. Newbery Honor-winning author Derrick Barnes's empowering story will give new kindergarteners a reassuring confidence boost, and Vanessa Brantley-Newton's illustrations exude joy.
Courtney Dicmas£7.99 £7.59
Charlie is excited about his first day at a new school, but when he gets there, he finds it is full of cats! It's quite a shock for Charlie. How can he make new friends?
Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Mike Yamada£7.99 £7.59
No racing in the haul-ways! A look at seven adorable train cars on their first day of school. All aboard! A new line-up of students is off and rolling to Choo-Choo School. After reciting their classroom rules - Work hard, play fair, be kind - it's time for some maths to get the wheels turning. Then everyone's ready to climb a hill in PE (it's good to blow off steam), sing songs in music (Flat Car is a bit off key) and learn the whole alphabet, especially the letter R. Bouncy verse portrays a world where train stations are classrooms, the conductor doubles as teacher and Boxcar is happy to hand out tissues to anyone who ah-choo-choos. Bright, energetic illustrations by animation artist Mike Yamada bring the whole clickety crew to rollicking life.
Sam Lloyd£6.99 £6.64
At the bottom of the gardenwhere no one really sees,a secret school is hiddenamongst the grass and weeds. Welcome to Bug School! Don't be nervous on your first day - it's lots of fun. Learn creeping with the spiders, singing with the crickets, count spots with the ladybirds and hop, skip and jump in P.E. with the fleas! A rhythmic, bright celebration of school, starring some very cute bugs indeed! Sure to allay first-day-at-school fears.