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Back to School Books

Book ReviewsMegan PeronaComment

Portland schools start tomorrow! To help ease you into the new school year, here are a few of our favorite back to school books.

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn, illustrations by Ruth E. Harper and Nancy M. Leak $17.95

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. Perfect for children who starting their very first school year. Bonus stickers at the back help you keep your kissing hand alive!

Kindergators: Hands Off Harry by Rosemary Wells $14.99

The Kindergators are so cute!  Hang out with them in Kindergarten.  Harry is a spirited gator who needs to learn about respecting personal space!  When Harry walks into class backwards and accidentally knocks his fellow students out of Friendly Circle.  Miss Harmony gives him a time out in the thinking chair.  Harry doesn’t do much thinking however, he disrespects the rules again and again!  Will Harry ever the hang of kindergarten?  A great book for littles just starting school!  If you like this one be sure to check out the other Kindergators books.


Sticker Dolly Dressing: Back to School $8.99

Your favorite sticker book is heading back to school! Dress the girls in new school clothes, for filed trips and school concerts and more. Super cute! It makes back to school look fun!

Happy Back to School!

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