Mike Wohnoutka illustrated This is NOT a Cat. He has previously teamed up with David LaRochelle on the book Moo! (Bloomsbury), which was awarded ALA Notable Book, a Junior Library Guild Selection, a CBC Blue Ribbon Book, and several state awards.
Elizabeth Bird is the Youth Materials Specialist of New York Public Library. She is also the sensational voice of the School Library Journal's A Fuse #8 Production and has served on Newbery. In her usual jaunty manner, Elizabeth talked to TCBR about becoming a librarian
You may be looking for a book to ease the nerves of a child beginning their first day of school or entering a new grade. Perhaps you just want to find your daughter a good read that puts her back into school mode. Maybe you want your son to start thinking about school topics; such as, math. Whatever your needs, I know you’re going to find a book that is just right for you and your child.
As I work on my own family’s back-to-school needs—hello, Pre-K—time is of the essence; so, I’ve included the publisher’s synopsis for each of these fabulous school themed books.