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Eduardo: El Primer Dia de Colegio (Edward the Unready)

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  48 ratings  ·  9 reviews
When Edward goes to school, he isn't quite ready to join in with the other children. The author delights us once again with her characteristic warmth and humor.
Paperback, 26 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Alfaguara Infantil (first published 1985)
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Laura Rogers
I LOVE the Edward Unready books. They are awesome. Instead of a syrupy story of how a child isn't ready for something and then through the coercion of adults suddenly loves school (swimming, sleeping over, or any other topic covered in this series), we see a child who isn't ready and the adults learn to LISTEN. What a concept. I love this series as it provides a welcome break from teachy/preachy books. No sappy adult contrived ending to these books - the child comes out on top! I love it!
This book is about Edward's first day at nursery. Edward did not feel very comfortable at nursery as he wasn't ready yet. All the other children were busy but Edward didn't want to be busy. I liked this book as it was something young children could really relate to. It opens up the door to have plenty of conversations about how we feel at school. I would use this book in the early years foundation stage as it is something they can relate to. I would use this book for reading time during the day.
Kristi Betts
Okay, I know summer has just begin, but we all need to prepare for the first day of school because it will be here before we know it. Believe me, I am not counting down the days to the first day of school like we count down for the first day of summer. It's not really the same. By the time summer comes around we are all exhausted and need a break. But do we ever really stop? I mean look at me. I'm still reading and reviewing books. Granted, it is one of my passions - to read and share books, but ...more
Edward Almost Goes to School by Rosemary Wells
* I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review*

Today is the big day, Edward is going to start school, at least he is supposed to. Edward gets to school and meets lots of new kids who are all excited about being there. They are ready to learn and participate but Edward isn’t sure what is going on, he is still hesitant and doesn’t really want to get involved. The teacher even tries to make him feel comfortable and at h
Johna Brown
Today is Edwards first day of school but he was not ready. His father had to dress him. His mom had to feed him, and he also hid from the both of them causing them to carry him to the car. I enjoyed reading this book because Eddie reminds me of a typical kindergarten student that does not want summer vacation to end. Once Edward arrived to school, his attitude did not change at all. Everyone in his class was extremely happy except him. Edward’s parents finally came to get him, and then his mood ...more
Jasmine Robinson
Edward’s first day of school has come and he is not ready. Edward’s parents helped him put on his brand new school clothes and they fed him his first day of school breakfast. Edward went to school, that morning, and didn’t want to talk to anyone. He stayed quiet in his own space and did not play with anyone. When Edward’s parents arrived, his entire mod changed. He was very happy and back to being his normal self. All week long, Edward’s parents were trying to make him happy and letting him know ...more
Brittany Houston
This books really shows how unready and underprepared some students are socially and emotionally. Teachers can use this book to empower students and make them feel comfortable with sharing these issues.
Alana Arlequin
This is a great book to read for first days of schools or when new students arrive.
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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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