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  • Paperback: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Tanglewood Press; Pap/Com edition (15 Jun. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1933718102
  • ISBN-13: 978-1933718101
  • Product Dimensions: 25 x 0.9 x 33.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 29,554 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
Since the arrival of our new baby, my three year old daughter has started to become really upset on the days she has to go to pre school, to the point where she is crying hysterically every time I leave her at the classroom door. I can understand her anxiety and confusion as I appreciate the fact that she wants to be at home too, however I try and fail every day to explain that she must go and that she will have a nice time (as her teachers try to convince me that she does). Then I read the reviews for this book and thought, surely one book can't do all that - but really it does. From the moment the book arrived my daughter opened the packaging and wanted me to read it straight away, which wasn't my intention, I thought I would leave it for a quiet moment when the baby was asleep etc. But no, in the midst of our daily chaos we sat down and read the book. I kissed her hand as the racoons did and then when the story was finished my daughter got up without saying much and went to play. At this point I was unsure whether or not she had taken the message on board and I thought that the nocturnal habits of the racoons may have been confusing. Then to my amazement a few minutes later my daughter went to get some paper and her crayons and told me that she was making a card. I said "that's nice, who is it for?" She replied "it's for you mummy to say thank you for my kissing hand" (I have never had a thank you card from my daughter for anything, even the most expensive toys are somewhat taken for granted) which confirmed to me that not only did she like the story but that she completely understood the message and enjoyed sharing something so simple and yet so special. The kissing hand is now part of our daily routine, which has become much easier.Read more ›
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Format: Hardcover
This book is so much more than just a book about separation anxiety or being nervous about starting school. It describes a tender, private moment of affection and love between a mother and child in a way that is so real. As parents, we know that there are special, private ways to convey your love... ways that are significant to you. I read this story to my three year old when I was pregnant with our second child. Knowing that I would have to be away from him for the first time while I had a c-section, I could barely get through the book at times. After the first time, he started giving ME "kissing hands" and they have become a part of our lives now! SO special!
I've seen other parents and children giving each other "kssing hands" at the same time my son and I do. How sweet and how comforting...what a way to share how your love stays with them always!!
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Format: Kindle Edition
Chester Raccoon does not want to go to school. His mother helps Chester by showing him with the kissing hand that no matter where he is his mother and love is always with him.

I read this story to my 3 year old daughter and 5 year old son. They both loved the story and like me to kiss their hands to go alone with the story.

I felt this story helps its younger readers understand that while school sometimes seems like a scary place your loved ones are always with you. It was a beautiful way of helping children understand real things that are going on in there lives. The story is told in such a way that it's fun and informative the pictures are clear and kids loved to look at them and most of all it helps with children's problems.

A beautiful kids book that helps young readers understand their fears in life.

5/5 stars
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By KP on 28 Sept. 2004
Format: Hardcover
I've received and read this book and it is truly a lovely and heartwarming book. The story of a mother racoon's love for her young one off to school for the first time is something any parent can relate to. It is very touching. My daughter is just about to start at her playgroup and this book will definitely help that initial separation process - for both of us.
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By A Customer on 28 July 1997
Format: Hardcover
This book deals with mother/child seperation anxiety in a thoughtful, heartwarming, beautiful way, that will delight parents and children alike. "The Kissing Hand" will start a new ritual for your child that you won't regret and that your child will love you for. It is a MUST for any childs' library.Get it before your child starts school!
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Format: Hardcover
During parent orientation for incoming kindergarteners, our primary school principal read the entire book to all assembled parents. The story is wonderful gift for both children starting kindergarten, where the separation from loved parents is scary, and for the parents, where seeing the child go off is both joyful and sad. The unexpected turn at the end is an insightful look into the loving hearts of our young children. A wonderful book!
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Format: Hardcover
I first read this book to my daughter when she was entering kindergarten 5 years ago and I bought another copy a few days ago to give to my son as he enters kindergarten this fall. It is a wonderful story and it has beautiful illustrations. The stickers that come with the book are a wonderful addition too! I stick them in with snacks or on a piece of paper in my childs pocket for them to find while at school. My son was very apprehensive about starting school and I really feel sharing this book with him had a very positive impact on his attitude about school.
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