Starting School

Starting School

Summary

Are you starting school? How exciting!

Following a number of children's first experiences, this picture book takes children right from their very first day to the end of the school year.

This reassuring read will support even the most nervous school-starter, exploring each emotion, from fear to excitement, with care.

The perfect read to start a conversation about any pre-school nerves, packed with playful illustrations and easy to understand explanations.

This is a book that you'll want to read again and again - far beyond the last day of the school year.

Reviews

  • Starting School, one more Janet and Allan Ahlberg book that gets everything right
    Guardian

About the authors

Janet Ahlberg

Janet Ahlberg, along with Allan Ahlberg, created some of the world's most popular picture books, including EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN, both winners of Greenaway Medals, and THE BABY'S CATALOGUE, inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994.
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Allan Ahlberg

Allan Ahlberg, a former teacher, postman, plumber's mate and grave digger, is in the super-league of children's writers. He has published over 100 children's books and, with his late wife Janet, created such award winning picture books as EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY POSTMAN - both winners of the Kate Greenaway Medal. He has also written prize-winning poetry and fiction and lives in Sussex.
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