Sea Monster's First Day

By Kate Messner; Andy Rash (Illustrator)
(Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811875646, 36pp.)

Publication Date: June 2011

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Description
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 do--reading, 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.



About the Author
Kate Messner is the author of The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. She teaches junior high in New York, where she lives with her husband and two children.

Andy Rash was born on a mountain top in Tennessee, educated in the swamps of Georgia and the canyons of New York, and lives with his wife and son in Milwaukee. He has illustrated for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Entertainment Weekly and The New Yorker. His children's books have received received numerous accolades, including an Amazon Editor's Choice Award and the Brown County Book Award (Indiana). Visit rashworks.com.
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