Stories about starting school

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Starting School

Jane Godwin, Anna Walker

From Jane Godwin and Anna Walker comes this beautiful book focusing on the experiences and feelings of five very different children as they begin at school for the first time. Jane's simple words and ideas combine with Anna's...

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I Dont Want to Go to School

I Dont Want to Go to School

Stephanie Blake

There was once a cheeky little rabbit. You might know him already. When his mother told him, Simon, tomorrow is your first day of school! he replied, I'm not going.

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First Day

First Day

Andrew Daddo, Jonathan Bentley

The must-have picture book for every child starting school, with a clever twist all parents will relate to! Are you ready?

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School's First Day of School

School’s First Day of School

Adam Rex, Christian Robinson

It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him?

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Wombat Goes to School

Wombat Goes to School

Jackie French, Bruce Whatley

She eats. She sleeps. She scratches. She goes to school.She sleeps. She eats. She scratches - and finds a hole.When Mothball discovers a new hole, it unexpectedly leads her to the local school. the children...

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One Keen Koala

One Keen Koala

Margaret Wild, Bruce Whatley

One keen koala and all the animal friends are ready for school! Count along in this beautiful introduction to the fun of school from two of Australias favourite award-winning picture book creators.

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Chu's First Day at School

Chu’s First Day at School

Neil Gaiman, Adam Rex

Chu is a little panda with a BIG sneeze and when his first day at school approaches he is nervous. Will the other boys and girls be nice? Will they like Chu? A fabulously warm and funny story about little Chu and his enormous...

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My First Day of School

My First Day of School

Rosie Smith, Bruce Whatley

On my first day, I will meet new friends and learn new things ... What about you? Whether big or small, feathered or furry, the first day of school can be a lot of fun! Beautifully illustrated with delightful animals, My...

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Starting School

Starting School

Allan Ahlberg, Janet Ahlberg

From first day nerves to finding your peg, this reassuring read is full of humour and fun for children and parents alike. It offers advice and enjoyment for the whole family before school starts.

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Just Jack

Just Jack

Jane Tanner

Jack was getting ready for his first day at kinder. He wouldn't know anyone. How would he make friends? Then Jack had an idea. He put on his red-and-blue suit, his yellow cape, his special socks, his gumboots and, last of all, his...

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Goat Goes to Playgroup

Goat Goes to Playgroup

Julia Donaldson, Nick Sharratt

Playgroup has begun. Time to have some fun.

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How to Hide a Lion at School

How to Hide a Lion at School

Helen Stephens

Lions aren't allowed at school, but Iris's lion doesn't want to be left behind. He even stows away on the school trip to the museum, causing much madness and mayhem as he hides among the exhibits. The third warm and funny...

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Look, There's A Hippopotamus In The Playground Eating Cake

Look, There’s A Hippopotamus In The Playground Eating Cake

Hazel Edwards

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...

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George's First Day at Playgroup

George’s First Day at Playgroup

It is George's first day at playgroup and Peppa doesn't really want him there. But when all of her friends want a little brother too, will Peppa change her mind?

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Miffy at School

Miffy at School

Dick Bruna

Miffy goes to school and has a satisfying day writing, singing, drawing, reading and playing.    

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Spot Goes to School

Spot Goes to School

Eric Hill

Suitable for parents readying themselves and their children for the concept of school, and all the fun that can be had there, this title helps young children learn along with everyone's favourite puppy, Spot, and his friends.

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I am Too Absolutely Small for School

I am Too Absolutely Small for School

Lauren Child

Although Lola agrees with her brother that it would be useful to learn how to write, read and count, she can't go to school because her invisible friend's too nervous to go.

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My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am Not)

My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am Not)

Peter Brown

Monsters - and teachers - are not always what they seem!

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