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Monkey: Not Ready for Kindergarten

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Warm book guides preschoolers through kindergarten nerves.

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This gentle book has a simple premise and a simple message: Kindergarten is a big deal, but it's all going to be OK. Even the most prepared preschoolers have some anxiety about this new experience, and it's all covered in MONKEY: NOT READY FOR KINDERGARTEN: fear of not making friends, of not having a nice teacher, of not having familiar surroundings, of not knowing what you're supposed to know. But with the soft illustrations in colored pencil and goauche and simple, well-described fears, the book sets minds at ease by showing kids the way preparedness is as essential to new experiences as a positive outlook in a supportive environment.

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