Sea Monster's First Day (Google eBook)

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Chronicle Books, Jun 24, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 36 pages
21 Reviews
Sea monster Ernest is starting his first day of school. But starting school is a big job! Fitting in when you're a sea monster is tough enough, and there's so much to learn and doŚreading, singing, playing hide-and-seek with the fishermen, lunchtime in the algae patch.... This funny, charming twist on the worries and joys of starting school will reassure and delight the smallest children and the largest sea monsters alike.

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User Review  - Carol Royce Owen - Goodreads

Sea Monster's First Day is a fun book written by local author, Kate Messner (she lives on the NY side of the lake, but I still think of her as local). The vivid illustrations by Andy Rash make it a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Sea Monster's First Day by Kate Messner would be an excellent read aloud for Pre-K through grade 2 students at the start of the school year. The setting is under the sea and the main character, Ernest ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Kate Messner is the author of the E. B. White Award-winning The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. She lives in Plattsburgh, New York.

Andy Rash is the illustrator, and author, of several hilarious children's books. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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