Salma, Khalil, Stephen, Jun, Penny and Alex are starting school. They're excited and a bit nervous, but they all get through in their own particular way. Alex's mum is going back to school again, too. She's worried about making friends, but Alex sends an unexpected friend to help... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||First day of school, Juvenile fiction
||Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
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On the first day of school...Alex hopes she will make a friend,Salma wants to learn to write NOWStephen is a little bit scared,and Penny is as wriggly as a tadpole.Khalil is the best at tying shoelaces,and Jun just wants to count...10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 ZERO!But what is the little dog, Josh, up to?A sunny story for little ones starting out and for anyone remembering their early days at school.
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Margaret Wild is the author of many award-winning picture books, including Old Pig (shortlisted in the 1996 CBC Picture Book of the Year awards), All the Better to See You With!, Let the Celebrations Begin, Our Granny, My Dearest Dinosaur and The Very Best of Friends (1990 CBC Picture Book of the Year). Kim Gamble was one of Australia's leading illustrators for children. His books include Come the Terrible Tiger, You Can Draw Anything, You Can Do Great Lettering, and Anna Fienberg's Tashi stories.