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Five great books for Starting School

Five fabulous books to boost your child's confidence and familiarise her with the new school routine

Posted: 21 September 2010
by Catherine O'Dolan

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Billy And The Big New School by Catherine and Laurence Anholt (Orchard, £5.99)

“When our three children stepped through that big school door, we had many different feelings – as they did. Were they really big enough to manage without us?” write husband-and-wife team, Catherine and Laurence Anholt, echoing the happy yet poignant feelings most of us harbour when our child first starts school. Needless to say, Billy's day is full of so much fun and excitment that, by the end of the book, there is no doubt that he is very much ready for all the new friendships and adventures that await him.

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Posted: 20/09/2017 at 10:59

Excellent selection of books. It will be very useful for children to study each of them. Malcolm - book report writer

Posted: 15/11/2017 at 10:03

I don't know about the others but I'll get the Starting School by Janet and Allan Ahlberg for my lad. The writersperhour review too mentioned about the book and that's really a positive sign. It's hopefully going to be really good.

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