Morgie and Moffie can’t wait to start school! They buy backpacks and pencil boxes, and off they go. Moffie, who knows the answers to all of the teacher’s questions, gets a lot of gold stars. And Morgie, who likes sharing his dinosaur book, makes two new friends. But by the end of the week Morgie and Moffie help each other to understand that it’s important to both get gold stars and make new friends. And they agree that they love school!
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“DePaola’s illustrations are full of his characteristic charm and humor. This fresh approach to first-day-of-school stories will entertain, reassure, and enlighten new students.” –Booklist
About Tomie dePaola
Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1934 to a family of Irish and Italian background. By the time he could hold a pencil, he knew what his life’s work would be. His determination to create books for children… More about Tomie dePaola
Published by Puffin Books Jul 28, 2003| 32 Pages| 9 x 10-1/2| 4-8 years| ISBN 9780142500835