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The First Day of School

Ready-to-Read Level 1 (Robin Hill School)

Margaret McNamara, Mike Gordon (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (6/29/2021)
Prebound (6/1/2005)
Library Binding (7/1/2005)
Other (12/30/2008)
Analog Audio Cassette (11/1/2008)


It's almost the first day of first grade, and Charles can't wait. That is, until he discovers that his puppy, Cookie, can't join him. But when he learns that bringing Cookie means she wouldn't be just his anymore, he decides it's better if she stays home.

Simon Spotlight, 9780689869143, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2005

About the Author

Margaret McNamara is the author of the Robin Hill School series, and she gets many ideas from her daughter’s own school experiences. She lives in New York City.

Mike Gordon illustrates the Robin Hill School series and has an extensive and varied background in illustration and design. He lives with his family in Santa Barbara, California.