Mae's First Day of School
As Mae's first day of school approaches she decides she IS. NOT. GOING. School is scary! What if the other kids don't like her? Or what if she's the only one who doesn't know how to write? Or what if she misses her mom? Mae's anxiety only builds as she walks to school. But then she meets Rosie and Ms. Pearl. Will making new friends show her that they can conquer their fears together? Charming, Plucky Picture Books That Ease Back-to-Class Jitters "I'm not going" is a phrase parents dread this time of year, but a book as clever and friendly as this one may ease the situation. [. . . ] loose-lined art [by Kate Berube] makes even scrunchy scowls seem delightful.", New York Times
Kate Berube is a children's book illustrator and writer living in Portland, Oregon and the creator of Tater Totter, a zine for children. She is the author-illustrator of Hannah and Sugar.