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Picture Books for the First Day of School

Does your child have the back-to-school blues? Check out one of these great picture books to help them change that worry into excitement!

Chu's first day of school by written by Neil Gaiman & illustrated by Adam Rex

First day, hooray! by Nancy Poydar

Oliver and his alligator by Paul Schmid

Dad's first day by Mike Wohnoutka

Off to kindergarten by Tony Johnston ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

First day by Dandi Daley Mackall ; illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke

Monsters love school by written and illustrated by Mike Austin

Splat the cat by Rob Scotton

Dinosaur starts school by Pamela Duncan Edwards ; illustrated by Deborah Allwright

No biting, Puma! by Jeanne Willis ; pictures by Mark Birchall

Not this bear by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; illustrated by Lorna Hussey

Wemberly worried by Kevin Henkes

Suki's kimono by written by Chieri Uegaki ; illustrated by Stephane Jorisch

My first day of school by illustrated by Meredith Johnson ; written by Nancy Skarmeas