The Kissing Hand

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Regnery Publishing, Jan 1, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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In this contemporary classic Chester Raccoon seeks love and reassurance from his mother as he ventures out into the world to attend his very first day of school.

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Very cute, sweet, and thoughtful writing. - Goodreads
Really disappointing illustrations. - Goodreads
The pictures are very vivid and life like. - Goodreads
such a sweet story, and cute illustrations. - Goodreads
Well written and beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
Great illustrations. - Goodreads

Review: The Kissing Hand (Chester the Raccoon #1)

User Review  - Jasmine - Goodreads

This book is good for young children who haven't yet started school or daycare. It will make them feel at ease before they leave the comfort of their home with their caregivers. This book is fairly ... Read full review

Review: The Kissing Hand (Chester the Raccoon #1)

User Review  - Jessica Murad - Goodreads

This was such a cute book. It was easy to read and fun to share with young children. its is an endearing story about a mother child relationship and facing fears. I was not expecting the sweet story that it was before reading it. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Penn takes her educational program, the Writing Penn, into schools, libraries, and children's hospitals. She is a sought-after conference speaker for groups of teachers and other professionals who work with children.

Ruth E. Harper is Professor of Counseling and Human Resource Development at South Dakota State University, where she coordinates the college student personnel track. Harper has been a counselor and administrator at the postsecondary level for many years. Harper s research and writing focuses on college student mental health issues, American Indian college students, and career counseling.

Leak is a specialist in printmaking. She works and exhibits with a group of seven women called Printmakers Plus, as well as with other local and national organizations.

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