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Sep 29, 2020
| ISBN 9789888342044
| 3-5 years
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Sep 29, 2020 | ISBN 9789888342044 | 3-5 years
A touching, helpful story that tackles the school anxieties that so many young children face when starting kindergarten.School is right around the corner, but Martin isn’t feeling very excited to begin kindergarten. His little sister, on the other hand, wishes she had a chance to pack a backpack, play ball with all her friends, and have teachers read stories to her. “He’s so lucky!” she exclaims. Gently, Martin’s mother helps him overcome his anxieties as she prepares him for what school will be like. By the time summer is over, Martin is feeling more confident than ever that school is the right place for a big kid like him.
Dany Aubert was born in Normandy, France. She grew up in a family that valued music and stories, which greatly… More about Dany Aubert
Catherine Leblanc is the author of minedition’s Martin books Mommy, Daddy, and Me!, Will You Still Love Me If?, There… More about Catherine Le Blanc
“Tharlet’s timeless-feeling pictures reinforce the charm of this gentle tale…” – Publishers Weekly“A quietly comforting book about getting used the idea of starting school….useful in opening up conversation with children who are getting ready to attend school for the first time.” –Youth Services Book Review“A good choice for young ones who had a brief experience with physical school (or even none)….A bonus for those who fall in love with this story is that you can seek out more picture books featuring this fun family of bears.” – Unpacking the Power of Picture Books
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