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Topics : Primary School Schools Books

Our first day of school books will help children prepare for this important life moment. They will reassure them if they have any worries and anxieties and give an indication of what they can expect to learn when they start school.

  • Going to School

    Rebecca Rissman

    Product Code: AMZFR
    Paperback 5 years +
    "How did children learn in the past? Read this book to find out--and learn all about how going to school has changed over time!"--
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  • Oxford Reading Tree: Level 1: Wordless Stories A: at School

    Roderick Hunt

    Product Code: AMJPI
    Paperback 5 years +
    The Level 1 Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories, written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta, provide both wordless stories and a rich story context to help develop language comprehension and decoding skills with simple first words and sentences. Wordless Stories A and Wordless Stories B introduce the characters and children learn that the pictures tell a story, where a story begins and how to turn the pages. First Words and More First Words introduce children to simple words and the characters' names. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with childrens reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
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  • School in Many Cultures

    Heather Adamson

    Product Code: BMUDG
    Paperback 5 years +
    All over the world, students go to school. How are these schools the same as yours? How are they different?
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  • Starting School: Do I Have to Go to School?

    Pat Thomas

    Product Code: AQBFN
    Paperback 5 years +
    A beautifully illustrated picture book for children who are starting school for the first time. Going to school is a huge change for young children, this book encourages children to discover the joy of learning new things, meeting new people and having new experiences. Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class. Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
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  • Our Island School

    Deborah Chancellor

    Product Code: APYMB
    Hardback 5 years +
    A group of friends from Tobermory Primary School in Mull, Scotland are going on a walk. The children have planned their walk carefully and have a list of questions they want to answer about their local area. We then follow them as they explore thier local area and answer their questions. This book is part of 'A walk from' series which explores different geographical environments using maps and photos. It helps young children understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom. The books feature key physical and human geographical vocabulary and skills such as compass directions, map reading and recognising landmarks and features.
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  • I Didn't Do it!: A Book About Telling the Truth

    Sue Graves

    Product Code: APWGZ
    Paperback 5 years +
    Poppy doesn't always tell the truth at home. She doesn't always tell the truth at school either. Now she's getting other children into trouble. Can she learn that it's better to own up than to tell a lie? This series introduces young children to different aspects of our emotions and behaviour. A fictional story is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk about, while a wordless storyboard encourages children to tell another story.
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