The first day of kindergarten can be a really big step even when you are a buffalo. I mean, really, imagine how hard it would be for a buffalo to hold scissors.
You might need to tell your buffalo things will be okay. When you get to kindergarten you'll see that everyone is different and everyone has things they are good at and things that are hard for them. Everyone. Even the buffaloes.
What if someone calls him a "Fluppalo?" Will he "take a deep breath and remember the Rules for Caring and Sharing?"
Seeing the new territory of kindergarten through the eyes of a large and lumbering animal can take some of the edge off the "what ifs" that can possess little ones heading into the Great Plains of elementary school. This friendly story gives each little future sixth grader a chance to think it through and figure out how to handle it and even to realize that kindergarten just might turn out to be a really fun place to be...especially if some of the other kids have hooves.
32 pages 978-0061762758 Ages 4-7
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
Your buffalo is growing up. He plays with friends. He shares his toys. He's smart! But is he ready for kindergarten? (And is kindergarten ready for him?)
Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? is a hilarious look at first-day-of-school jitters from author Audrey Vernick and illustrator Daniel Jennewein.