It's Your First Day of School, Busy Bus! (Hardcover)

By Jody Jensen Shaffer, Claire Messer (Illustrator)

Beach Lane Books, 9781481494670, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 3, 2018

List Price: 17.99*
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It’s the first day of school! But is Busy Bus ready? Find out in this darling picture book that showcases the excitement and worries little ones experience as they prepare for their first day.

Today is the very first day of school! Busy Bus is excited, but he also has some first-day jitters. Will the children like him? Will he be homesick? What if he gets lost?! Luckily, bus driver Ben knows just what to do to make sure that the school year gets off to a great start.

About the Author

Jody Jensen Shaffer is the author of more than twenty-seven books of fiction and nonfiction for children. She’s written about everything from ninja warriors to hyenas to Frederick Douglass. Her picture books include Prudence, the Part-Time Cow; A Chip Off the Old Block; and the Busy Bus series. Jody lives in Liberty, Missouri, with her husband and children.

Claire Messer is a graduate of the Cambridge School of Art. She works by hand, using traditional printmaking processes to create her picture books, which include the Busy Bus series by Jody Jensen Shaffer and her own Grumpy Pants. She lives in the UK.