Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Reviews

Mouse's First Day of School

Mouse's First Day of School

Lauren Thompson
Illustrator:  Buket Erdogan 
Picture Book  Series
For ages 3 to 5
Simon and Schuster, 2003   ISBN: 978-0689847271

One day Mouse stows away in the pocket of a backpack and when he emerges he is in a "brand new space" full of all kinds of wonderful things. There are blocks to play with, paints, books to read, toys, snacks to munch on and much more. Mouse has a wonderful time playing, painting, coloring, and eating. Best of all he meets a whole room full of wonderful new friends.

Little children will greatly enjoy sharing Mouse's first day of school. For those who are about to go through this for themselves, Mouse's experiences will relieve any fears that they might have and will help them see that their first day in school promises to be a fun filled time.

Rich and brightly colored illustrations along with plenty of sound words will make this a winning title to share with little children.