I Don't Want to Go to School! (Hardcover)

By Stephanie Blake, Stephanie Blake (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375856884, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 14, 2009

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Library Binding (7/14/2009)

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"A book to ease those first-day jitters
" No way is Simon's mantra when his parents tell him that tomorrow is his first day of school. After he tries to convince himself that he is not scared, Simon calls for help from Mom and Dad, who assure him that he will learn a lot, meet new friends, and have a great day at school. And they may just be right After a day of drawing, playing, eating, resting, and making music, Mom tells Simon that it's time to go home. His answer? No way Author-illustrator Stephanie Blake has created a lovable character in Simon the Super Rabbit, whose cautious approach to something new will feel familiar for parents and children alike.

About the Author

Stephanie Blake s passion for writing and illustrating began in childhood when she created books for her brothers and sisters as birthday presents. As a child, she also fell in love with the books of Dr. Seuss, Ludwig Bemelmans, and William Steig. After moving to France, she discovered other writers and artists whose work continued to inspire her stories and drawings. The author and illustrator of dozens of books in France, Stephanie Blake makes her American picture-book debut with "I Don t Want to Go to School! "She lives in Paris."