Do you have a small person in your life who’s heading to school for the first time in just over a week? If so, they’re likely either bouncing off the walls in anticipation or feeling a bit nervous about the whole thing – or a mixture of both. We have a some school-themed books in stock that can enhance their excitement and/or help allay some of their apprehensions about this big milestone. All have been five-year-old approved!
– “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss
In this joyous ode to life, Dr. Seuss addresses graduates of all ages, from nursery school to medical school, and gives them the get-up-and-go to move mountains with the unrivaled exuberance and charm that have made Dr. Seuss’s books favorites for years.
(If you’re really into planning ahead, perhaps you’ve seen the fun idea of getting all of your children’s teachers to write inspirational comments in this book each year and then presenting them with it as a graduation present when they finish high school. So fun!)
– “Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes” by Eric Litwin
Pete the Cat is back—and this time he’s rocking in his school shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singing his song . . . because it’s all good.
– “Follow the Line to School” by Laura Ljungkvist
Follow the line from the science corner to the library, from recess to show-and-tell. This new Follow the Line book-illustrated in Laura Ljungkvist’s signature line style-takes children on a colorful, comforting, and altogether fun romp through the school day. With its unique modern design and engaging interactive text, Follow the Line to School is sure to appeal to both new and returning students.
– “I Am Too Absolutely Small for School” by Lauren Child
Lola is not so sure about school. After all, why would she need to count higher than ten when she never eats more that ten cookies at a time? Once again, it’s up to ever-patient big brother Charlie to persuade Lola that school is worthwhile — and that her invisible friend, Soren Lorensen, will be welcome, too.