Top 10 Books for Sending the Little Ones Off to School

Not sure who the first day of school is harder for… Mom or the little ones, but if your little one has the “school is scaries” here’s a list of books to help them board the big yellow bus:

  1. The Berenstain Bears Go to School by Stan & Jan Berenstain
  2. The Exceptionally, Extraordinarily Ordinary First Day of School by Albert Lorenz
  3. Junie B., First Grader (at Last!) by Barbara Park
  4. If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numeroff
  5. First Day Jitters by Julie Dannenberg
  6. First Grade Stinks! by Mary Ann Rodman
  7. Miss Mingo and the First Day of School by Jamie Harper
  8. On My Very First Day of School I Met… by Norman Stiles
  9. I Love You All Day Long by Francesca Rusackas
  10. Maisy Goes to Preschool by Lucy Cousins


  1. Ooh you should also add IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN? – it’s a great new book!

  2. My college students often come with The Kissing Hand

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