The First Day of School

The First Day of School

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The first day of school is full of new experiences. And while it's school time, Mum is also busy doing all sorts of things at work. When it's time to go home, guess who can't wait to have a hug and to ask, "What have you been doing today?"show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 244 x 244 x 8mm | 181.44g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Picture Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 32 colour
  • 0552547158
  • 9780552547154

Review quote

"A reassuring and utterly charming panacea for pre-school nerves" -- Dinah Hall Sunday Telegraph "Toby Forward takes an exciting but anxious life event and explores it with warmth, humour and wistfulness ... A reassuring, loving text is beautifully realised in the glowind, inventive illustrations" Carousel "This sensitive story shows it's touch on parents and children alike ... A reassuring and positive read" Junior "Perfect for popping in the book bag" Independentshow more

About Toby Forward

Toby Forward originally trained as a teacher of English and R.E. and now combines his writing with working as a parish priest. Some of his stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 under the pseudonym Rahila Khan and Virago published a collection of these stories, which they withdrew from publication once the true identity of the author was revealed! He has had a teenage novel, Dead Young, published by Simon and Schuster and is aldo published by the Andersen Press. Carol Thompson has written and illustrated many books for children and has also worked as a freelance designer and illustrator for Habitat, WHSmith, Gallery Five and many other companies. Carol lives in Leicestershire with her husband and three sons.show more

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44 ratings
3.29 out of 5 stars
5 11% (5)
4 25% (11)
3 48% (21)
2 14% (6)
1 2% (1)
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