The First Day of School by Toby Forward


The First Day of School by Toby Forward

The first day of school is full of new experiences. And while it's school time, Mum is also busy doing all sorts of things at work. When it's time to go home, guess who can't wait to have a hug and to ask, What have you been doing today?


A reassuring and utterly charming panacea for pre-school nerves -- Dinah Hall Sunday Telegraph Toby Forward takes an exciting but anxious life event and explores it with warmth, humour and wistfulness ... A reassuring, loving text is beautifully realised in the glowind, inventive illustrations Carousel This sensitive story shows it's touch on parents and children alike ... A reassuring and positive read Junior Perfect for popping in the book bag Independent

About the Author

Toby Forward trained as a priest, but worked full time as a writer for many years. He lives in Liverpool and is now working for the 2008 European Capital of Culture Year. He is married with two daughters.

Ruth Brown is established as a highly successful illustrator and author. She lives in West London with her illustrator husband, Ken Brown, and they have two grown up sons.

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32 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7


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Publication date

4th August 2005



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