We Don't Eat Our Classmates: Penelope Rex, Book 1

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Kid T-Rex learns the rules in fresh, funny school story.

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age 3+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 1 review

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age 3+

Good for nerves and personal space

I could see this being a good book for kids who are a bit nervous about their first day of preschool. We've been reading it to teach our son about personal space between him and his classmates. We don't draw direct parallels between her behaviors and his, but we talk about why won't anyone play with Penelope and how do you think that makes her feel, how do her classmates feel about Penelope. It's helped us reason through personal space without lecturing about giving friends space at school. Otherwise, it's just a really cute read.

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