More delightful illustrations, comedic writing and clever appeal for young children. Tiny thought this was an incredibly funny book, and seemed to understand the concept right from the first reading.
I already have this book in mind for next year when he starts school, as I think it will be the perfect tool for helping to assuage any fears he may have about such a huge change. He has already likened it to the end of each kindy session, when he doesn’t want to leave the playground to go home; it’s not quite the same, as he has never said he doesn’t want to go to kindy, but he gets the idea.
Pickle is a little young to understand the subtleties of the story, but he did like the illustrations; this story is suited more for slightly older children, with a huge amount of appeal to those nearing school-age.
I Don’t Want to Go to School was kindly received for review purposes from Gecko Press, and will be available for purchase from 5 September 2014.