"No matter how many going-to-school books you already have, don’t miss out on this one." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
It’s the first day of school, and Baby Duck’s stomach is all jitters. What if her teacher is mean? What if she won’t have any fun? Or make any friends? And who will buckle her new school shoes? Luckily, Grampa knows just what to say and do to make Baby Duck feel better. And when Baby Duck meets her teacher and makes a new friend, she feels much, much braver. Both parents and children will welcome this winsome tale of Baby Duck, whose fears and victories on the first day of school are sure to elicit smiles of recognition.
About Amy Hest
Amy Hest is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and winner of the BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Award. She lives in New York City.