New Experiences: Where's My Peg? - My First Day At School

New Experiences: Where's My Peg? - My First Day At School

by Mike Gordon (Illustrator), Mike Gordon (Illustrator), Jen Green (Author)

Synopsis

One of a series for young children that explores what it is like to go through a number of significant new experiences, this sensitive and entertaining book thoughtfully helps children to understand their feelings about starting school. Written from a child's point of view, it shows what to expect when starting school and how to understand the feelings that it often arouses. The humourous illustrations not only enable the reader to relate the book to their everyday life but also stimulate discussion about the experience. Notes for parents, carers and teachers help adults use the book most effectively with their children and include ideas for using it in literacy classes. Mike Gordon is a highly successful illustrator whose work for Wayland has established a respected information book brand.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
Publisher: Wayland
Published: 27 Sep 2007

ISBN 10: 0750252839
ISBN 13: 9780750252836
Children’s book age: 5-7 Years
Book Overview: An amusng and reassuring book for young children (ages 3-5) about what it feels like to start school for the first time.

Media Reviews
recommended for reading at school and at home School Librarian, v. 48, no.4, Winter 2000 Hugely popular... its sensitivity and humour prompts discussion. Child Care
Author Bio
Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 50 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.