The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand

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School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. Since its first publication in 1993, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic that has touched the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation, whether starting school, entering daycare, or going to camp. It is widely used by kindergarten teachers on the first day of school. Stickers at the back will help children and their parents keep their Kissing Hand alive.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Mixed media product | 24 pages
  • 253 x 330 x 9mm | 227g
  • Terre Haute, IN, United States
  • English
  • 1933718102
  • 9781933718101
  • 5,611

Rating details

54,849 ratings
4.42 out of 5 stars
5 62% (33,777)
4 23% (12,789)
3 12% (6,368)
2 3% (1,381)
1 1% (534)

Our customer reviews

i love this book it's gone down well, both in a class setting for those children starting school or even preschool, they all love the story. It's also a nice reassuring story to tell to your child if feeling anxious or upset about leaving more
by sonia cole
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