The new school year is here and we have a list of fantastic pictures books to make your young one’s first day a breeze! Whether they’re a bit nervous about making friends or excited to finally ride the big-kid school bus, these stories will help them prepare for their school-day adventure!
by Todd Parr The School Book
From class pets to show-and-tell, this book illustrates all the fun things that can happen during a school day!
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Mae’s First Day of School by Kate Berube
The first day of school can be scary but Mae finds out that she’s not the only one nervous.
We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
When Penelope Rex starts a new school, she finds out that making friends can be hard… especially when you try to eat them!
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by Meg Fleming S ounds Like School Spirit
Going to school can be exciting! Written as a peppy song, this catchy story is the perfect way to practice school spirit.
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by James Dean and Eric Litwin Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
Pete the Cat is one cool guy and so are his school shoes. Follow Pete as he rocks his way through the school day!
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by Nadine Brun-Cosme Daddy Long Legs
When a child wonders how Dad will get to school to pick him up, Dad tells him all the creative ways he’ll find his way back. From tractors to boats to bird and bears, nothing can stop Dad!
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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School ! by Mo Willems
Pigeon can think of a lot of reasons not to go to school but when Pigeon sees the big, yellow school bus, things change!
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by Sue Ganz-Schmitt Planet Kindergarten
Traveling to Planet Kindergarten is a new mission, full of fun and strange things for every space cadet!
Twig by Aura Parker
No one seems to see Twig at her new insect school because she blends right in. It’s not until she speaks up that her classmates take notice!
Written by Emily Sexton Public Relations Specialist