This is our selection of 10 children’s picture books that are about starting school, which can help reassure children about this milestone in their life.
Lola is not so sure about school. After all, why would she need to count higher than 10 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.
‘Twas the night before kindergarten, and as they prepared, kids were excited, and a little bit scared.
It’s the night before preschool, and a little boy named Billy is so nervous he can’t fall asleep.
Dexter already knows “everything” there is to know about kindergarten. His big sister, Jessie, told him all about it, so Dexter is not scared — not even a little bit. But his stuffed dog, Rufus,” is” scared. Actually, he’s terrified. But Dexter — er, Rufus has nothing to fear: as he’ll soon find out, kindergarten “rocks!”
In this contemporary classic, Chester Raccoon seeks love and reassurance from his mother as he ventures out into the world to attend his very first day of school.
It is Chu’s first day of school. Chu is nervous. He hopes the other boys and girls will be nice.
Mr. Fish is nervously awaiting his first day of school, and he frets about not knowing how to write his name, how to draw shapes, and how to do math.
A delightful picture book about starting school, with a clever twist all parents will relate to!
This wonderfully warm and humorous book will put any preschooler’s jitters to rest.
It’s Little Rabbit’s first day at school. He decides his favourite toy, Charlie Horse, wants to start school too, so they set off together.