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Yoko & Friends: School Days #1: Mama, Don't Go! (Yoko & Friends: School Days)

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Yoko simply can't wait for her first day of school. She wants to make new friends, feed the goldfish, and string a necklace of colored beads. But Yoko doesn't want Mama to leave What is she never returns?
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 30th 2001 by Volo
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Sarah Sammis
Aug 05, 2009 Sarah Sammis rated it liked it
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Mama, Don't Go! by Rosemary Wells is the first in the Yoko and Friends School Days series. It's Yoko's first day of preschool and she's mortified. She wants to play with the other kids but she doesn't want her mother to leave. Mama, with the patience of a saint, agrees to stay with Yoko at school not one but through three days of school!

The story is about separation anxiety and the fears that some young children might have about going to school. Yoko's biggest fear is that her mother won't come
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Mary
Mar 10, 2016 Mary rated it really liked it
Yoko is having trouble adjusting to being dropped off at school. As much as she enjoys her school activities and friends, she doesn't want her mother to leave. Her friend, Timothy, helps her understand that sometimes mothers need a break but they will always come back. A gently reassuring book that captures the anxiety of the mother / child separation.
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Tricia
Aug 12, 2009 Tricia rated it it was ok
Mixed feelings on this title about Yoko starting school and not wanting her mother to leave the classroom. could be my tough love approach to this type of thing...found the book at times a bit overindulgent of the child's whimpering. cold, i know.
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May 15, 2008 Tinkerbelle rated it it was amazing
I really like liked this book beacause i was the same way when i started school and i can raelly realat to yoko in this story.
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Rosemary Wells is the author of a number of popular children's books, most notably the Max and Ruby series which follows the everyday adventures of sibling bunnies - curious three year old Max and bossy seven year old Ruby. She gets the inspiration for Max and Ruby from her two daughters and the experiences they
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