What Did You Do Today?: The First Day of School

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 29 pages
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There's a lot to do on the first day of school: meet new friends, practice writing, eat lunch, and run around. But it's not only children who do these things?parents do, too. This charming story follows the day of a young boy and his working mother. Even though they're in different places, the soft, lively illustrations show that they're never far from each other's thoughts. And when it's time to go home, they'll both be ready for a hug and eager to ask, ?What did you do today?”

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User Review  - JustineArm - LibraryThing

A little boy is telling about his first day of school. He tells about making his lunch with his mom before he goes to school. Then he tell what he did at school like met new friends, had a snack, did ... Read full review

WHAT DID YOU DO TODAY?: The First Day of School

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Forward offers a unique twist on a familiar theme: the first day of school. Brief sentences describe the time in which a mother and her son are apart, from drop-off to pick-up. Young readers will ... Read full review


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About the author (2004)

Toby Forward is a contributor for Houghton Mifflin Company titles including: 'What Did You Do Today?'

Carol Thompson is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children, including "What Did You Do Today?", published by Clarion Books. She lives with her husband and three sons in Leicestershire, England.

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