What If . . . ?: Answers to Calm First-Day-Of-School Jitters (Sesame Street)

by Sonali Fry (Author) Joe Mathieu (Illustrator)

What If . . . ?: Answers to Calm First-Day-Of-School Jitters (Sesame Street)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Sesame Street

Elmo and his Sesame Street friends help ease anxiety about starting preschool and kindergarten with this picture book that straightforwardly answers children's "What if...?" questions.

Young children can have lots of anxiety, especially when faced with something new, such as starting school. Luckily, Elmo and his Sesame Street friends are here to relieve those first-time jitters!

This picture book helpfully answers common questions (What if I don't like my teacher? What if I don't know where the bathroom is?) to ease your little one's worries. Plus, the friendly, colorful faces of Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and other Muppets always produce smiles!

This is a great resource--and gift--for any child about to start preschool or kindergarten. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, aims to help kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder through its many unique domestic and international initiatives. These projects cover a wide array of topics for families around the world.

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Sonali Fry
SONALI FRY was born and raised in Connecticut. She enjoys cooking, traveling, playing with puppies, and keeping tabs on the royal family. Sonali now lives in New York City, where she works as a children's book editor.

HOLLIE HIBBERT was born to be an artist. Growing up in Idaho, crayons, colored pencils, and markers were her most loyal companions. When she is not illustrating, Hollie loves to sing loudly in the car, play the piano, and go country dancing. She has a big soft spot for hound dogs, otters, and especially bears.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication date
June 20, 2021
Sesame Street
BISAC categories
JNF050000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | School & Education
JNF053050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Topics | Emotions & Feelings
JNF064000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Media Tie-In
Library of Congress categories
Picture books
First day of school
Cadabby, Abby

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