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Mae's First Day of School

Mae's First Day of School

Paperback

Price: $4.99

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  • Publication Date: July 12, 2022
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Trim Size: 8 x 8
  • ISBN: 9781419752421
  • Page Count: 32
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: World/All

From the author-illustrator of Hannah and Sugar comes a back-to-school tale about facing your fears, now in paperback with bonus tear-out lunchbox notes

As Mae's first day of school approaches, she decides she IS. NOT. GOING.

School is scary! What if the other kids don't like her? Or what if she's the only one who doesn't know how to write? Or what if she misses her mom? Mae's anxiety only builds as she walks to school.

But then she meets Rosie and Ms. Pearl. Will making new friends show her that they can conquer their fears together?

About the author

Kate Berube is the illustrator of Second Banana and the author-illustrator of Hannah and Sugar, which was hailed as “a marvelous picture book debut with an achingly authentic story of fear conquered” in a starred review by Publishers Weekly. She lives in Portland, Oregon.