A Day at School by Severine Cordier

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The family that readers first met in Picture My Day is growing up! Summer holidays are over, and the siblings are ready for their first day of school — the youngest is off to daycare, the middle child is beginning kindergarten, and the oldest is starting first grade. From shopping for school supplies and getting back-to-school haircuts to meeting new teachers and classmates, these three children — and readers along with them — each experience different ways of preparing for and spending a day at school.

As the inquisitive siblings are introduced to their new routine, young readers will learn new words for familiar objects. The illustrations are bright and clear, with just enough detail to entice preschoolers to linger on each page. The accompanying text ranges from simple labels to short sentences. And with lots of affectionate moments between family members on display, children and parents alike will delight in poring over the pages of this charming book.
 

About Severine Cordier

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Séverine Cordier is the co-creator of the Emma series and has illustrated numerous books for children in her native France. Cynthia Lacroix has been designing and illustrating children's books for nearly a decade. She lives in France.
 
Published August 13, 2013 by Owlkids Books. 48 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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This French import is a confusing miss for youngsters looking for reassurance on their first days of school.

May 08 2013 | Read Full Review of A Day at School

PreS-K—The holidays are over, and Mom takes her three children shopping for school supplies and shoes. She also has their pictures taken for their ID cards at a three-minute photo booth. The family's preparations on the first day of school are shown in 15 spot illustrations, four of which are unn...

Aug 01 2013 | Read Full Review of A Day at School

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