The Kissing Hand

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Child Welfare League of America, 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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Perfect for child starting school

User Review  - Traci S. -

Very touching book! This is a favorite of mine and both of my daughters. Helped prepare them and me! for the issue of leaving parents to start kindergarten. I bought these on Overstock so I could give ... Read full review

Healing Little Ones Fears

User Review  - jimmymon -

This story is valuable for any children who are suffering from separation anxiety. Its a comforting story that gives a simple solution This is a valuable story for children who have separation anxiety. It gives a comforting solution to empower the child. 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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