Henriette Barkow / Priscilla Lamont
Soft pencil illustrations accompany this lovely dual-language story all about starting school.
The first day at school is an enormous step for every child. Tom is worried. Will he get lost in his new school? Will he make any friends? Sofia is excited and can't wait to go to big school like her sister. Join Tom and Sofia on their first school day.
With the full text in both English and Portuguese, this book addresses different stages of preparing to start school and talks about what happens in a typical school day, from first lesson to home time.
Guidance for Use
This book is a high-quality dual-language picture book, suitable both for children who are learning and reading Portuguese and English in parallel and those being introduced to Portuguese as a second language.
The Portuguese in this text is not simplified in any way so would be best suited to parents and/or children who already have a reasonable grasp of the Portuguese language.
For ages 3+
Paperback, 32pp, 220 x 220mm