Five great books for Starting School
Five fabulous books to boost your child's confidence and familiarise her with the new school routine
Going To School by Anna Civardi (Usborne, £3.99)
Part of the Usborne First Experiences series that aims to offer reassurance and support for young children in unfamiliar situation, Going To School features the Peach family – Mum, Dad, twins Polly and Percy, kittens Ping and Pong, and their mother, Dusty, not forgetting Sydney the gerbil – for whom family life is just, well, peachy. Written with a simple text with a gentle tone and soft illustrations, there's also a little yellow duck on every page for your child to seek out.
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