Pre-school books focusing on the theme of starting school. These books will be available from your local library or from good book stores.
Puddles Big Step by Amber Stewart
Puddle the little duckling has been longing to start school, but when the big day comes around, suddenly he's not so sure.
Going to Playgroup by Catherine and Laurence Anholt
Anna is off to playgroup for the first time. Tom is also new and they discover the fun things to do together.
Puma goes to playschool by Jeanne Willis
It is Puma's first day at playschool and he has to learn how to behave!
Tom and Sofia start school by Henriette Barkow
Tom is worried about his first day at school, but Sofia can't wait to go! Join them on their first day there.
My New Play School by Marie Birkinshaw
A board book for sharing.
The First Day of School by Toby Forward and Carol Thompson
A beautiful book of reflections of the day as Mother and child both get on with their busy day, each thinking of the other.
Gus goes to school by Kate Pretty
Gus is about to go to school for the first time soon, but he plays at being a teacher first just to practise!
My First Day at Nursery by Becky Edwards and Anthony Flintoft
Reassuring story abut a little girl getting so engrossed in the fun activities that she forgets about wanting her mummy. She can't wait to get back to nursery the next day.
Dinosaur Starts School by Pamela Duncan Edwards
A lovely twist for a popular theme. A little boy reassures his dinosaur friend that school will be fun.