Being a newcomer to playschool really isn't so daunting. This book catches the range of moods, from wary to super-confident.
Great fun and ideal for reading aloud.(Bath Chronicle)
What a lovely book for a child just starting play group.(www.writeaway.org.uk)
A lovely insight into a child's world, with simple text and gentle illustrations.(Junior)
Uses detailed illustrations, but very few words, to show just what this strange new place will be like - walking in, having your own peg, playing games both indoors and outside,painting, storytime, drinking juice together and getting ready to go home. There's even a class pet!(Child Care)
‘Sarah Garland's children and her depiction of family life have always appealed to me for their down-to-earth depiction of everyday life, with which we can all readily identify. The detailed pictures are so lively and full of activity that they really draw the reader in and the minimal text is the ideal complement.’(Parents in Touch)
‘Charming read. . . full of details that had me imagining mini stories about the other characters. The style of illustration is realistic, and the story is a great depiction of . . . spending a day at playschool.’(Nayu's Reading Corner Blog)
‘These books are absolutely lovely. They should do very well for the really young person who might be about to go and do one of these things.’(Bookwitch) --This text refers to the Board book edition.
SARAH GARLAND has written and illustrated over forty picture books and adventure stories for young children. She is best known for her warm and witty portrayals of family relationships. Sarah is the author of the highly successful, Eddie's Toolbox, Eddie's Kitchen and Eddie's Garden and her latest picture book, Azzi in Between, all published by Frances Lincoln. She lives in the beautiful village of Chedworth in the Cotswolds with her husband, artist David Garland.--This text refers to the Board book edition.