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First Day

First Day

Salma, Khalil, Stephen, Jingxiu, Penelope 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 ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781864481105
Barcode 9781864481105
Published 1 September 1999 by Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback, New edition
Alternate Format(s) View All (3 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
By Gamble, Kim
Series A little ark book
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ISBN-13 9781864481105
ISBN-10 1864481102
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publication Date 1 September 1999
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Wild, Margaret
By Gamble, Kim
Series A little ark book
Category General Picture Books
School Stories
Australian
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 220mm
Spine: 3mm
Weight 134g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 4-6 years
Library of Congress First day of school, Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823
Catalogue Code 73649

Description of this Book

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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Author's Bio

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 is one of Australia's leading illustrators for children. He makes many school visits to work with children and his books include Come the Terrible Tiger, You Can Draw Anything, You Can Do Great Lettering, and Anna Fienberg's Tashi stories.

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