It's ten days before kindergarten--and according to a first grader, you can't get in unless you know how to tie your shoes. What is an almost-kindergarten-girl up against the clock to do?
It's just ten days before kindergarten, and this little girl has heard all there is to know--from a first grader--about what it's going to be like. You can't bring your cat, you can't bring a stuffed animal, and the number one rule? You can't ask anyone for help. Ever. So what do you do when your shoes come untied, if you're the only one in the class who doesn't know how to tie them up again?
Told with gentle humor by Alison McGhee and brought to exuberant life by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss, this lighthearted take on pre-kindergarten anxiety will bring a smile to the face of every child--and parent--having first-day jitters.
"A great book for easing the worries of a kindergartner."--Boston Herald
"Witty . . . an amiable exploration of new-school anxiety."--Publishers Weekly
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