Author(s): Margaret Wild; Kim Gamble
On the first day of school ... Alex hopes she will make a friend, Salma wants to learn to write NOW, Stephen is a little bit scared, and Penny is as wriggly as a tadpole. But what is that puppy dog, Josh, up to? A story book for parents to read with young children about to begin school, or for older children to read when they are remembering their first days at school.
Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most respected picture-book creators, and her award-winning books are loved by children all over the world. Margaret has published over seventy picture books for young children and she has been the recipient of the Nan Chauncy Award and the Lady Cutler Award for her contributions to Australian children's literature.Kim Gamble was one of Australia's leading illustrators for children, and is particularly remembered as the illustrator of Anna and Barbara Fienberg's Tashi stories.