Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

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Viking, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
28 Reviews
It's the first day of kindergarten, and Henry is raring to go. First he gets dressed and eats a good breakfast. Then he and mom are off to school. Henry knows he's going to have a busy day: there will be stories to hear, letters and numbers to learn, songs to sing, and friends to make. But when Henry gets to school, it looks scary and for a moment he's not sure he's ready for kindergarten. What Henry soon discovers, though, is that he's been ready all along, and that the only thing he's not ready for is how much fun kindergarten is going to be! Nancy Carlson is well known for books that explore the challenges of growing up-and Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come! is the perfect book to help children feel good about themselves and ready to take on kindergarten with confidence.

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Review: Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come

User Review  - Holly N. - Goodreads

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come by Nancy Carlson follows the endearing young Henry as he gets ready for his first day of Kindergarten. I think many young children can relate to this situation ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paige P - Goodreads

I'd love or read this to my students on the first day of school. I think the words could be switched to pre-school to make it more versatile. Read full review

About the author (1999)

Children's author and illustrator, Nancy Carlson was born and raised in Edina, Minnesota. Ever since kindergarten she knew that was what she wanted to do. She attended the Minneapolis College of Art and Design where she majored in printmaking. Nancy has written and illustrated over 40 titles. Some of her titles include the Louann Pig series, Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come, How to Lose All Your Friends, and It's Not My Fault. They address some of the challenges faced by kids and how to positively deal with them. In recognition of her works, Nancy has earned several awards including the Children's Choice Award from the International Reading Association and Children's Book Council and the Minnesota Children's Museum Great Friends to Kids Award. Nancy currently resides in Minnesota.

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