Henriette Barkow & Priscilla Lamont
Soft pencil illustrations accompany this bilingual story about starting school, with the full story in both Portuguese and English.
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.
PENpal Talking Pen Enabled!
This book can be used alone as a picture book, but it also has a very special added extra - if you own a PENpal Talking Pen, then you can download the audio for FREE and this becomes a talking book! Touch the corner of each page with the PENpal to hear a native speaker read the story to you, in Portuguese or English, so that you can perfect your pronunciation & intonation.
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Tom and Sofia Start School: Portuguese & English / O Tom e a Sofia Começam a Escola is a dual-language picture book with the full text in both English and Portuguese. It uses European Portuguese.
Suggested age range: 3 - 7 years
Paperback, 32pp, 220 x 220mm
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