Anholt Family Favourites: Billy and the Big New School

Laurence Anholt

Catherine Anholt
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Orchard Books

9781408339794
32
Synopsis

A classic picture book story to reassure children who are nervous about starting school.

Billy is not at all sure about starting school. In fact, he wishes he could stay at home with his mum. But with some gentle encouragement and the help of a new friend, Billy soon discovers that school can be a lot of fun!

Young children and adults alike will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its delightful and amusing insight into the joys and trepidations of starting school.

'Full of reassurance, this is the ideal book for a child nervous about the big day' - The Bookseller

From the husband and wife team behind Babies, Babies, Babies, featured in the Sunday Times as one of their top 100 Children's Modern Classics.

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Young children and adults like will enjoy sharing and talking about this much-loved classic picture book, with its delightful and amusing insight into the joys and trepidations of starting school

Burton Mail

A lovely book about a little boy who feels 'funny inside' at the prospect of starting school.

Junior