Dad's First Day       

written and illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka
published by Bloomsbury


Minnesota Book Award Finalist
A Bank Street College Best Children's Book * Outstanding Merit *
Missouri Building Block Award nominee


"Sure to provoke shared laughter."
Kirkus, Starred Review

"...big laughs..."
The New York Times

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Book Description
All summer Oliver and his dad played together, laughed together, sang together, and read together.Now it's time for Oliver to start school! On the first day, Oliver's dad isn't quite ready. . . . Suddenly he feels nervous. His tummy hurts, and he would rather stay home. In this charming story of first-day jitters, acclaimed author and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka perfectly captures the mixed emotions felt by kids and their parents when big changes are afoot.


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