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The Kissing Hand

Penn, Audrey, 1947- Book - 1993 E PEN, Kids Book / Picture Books / Big Changes / Starting School 1 On Shelf 1 request on 5 copies Community Rating: 4.4 out of 5

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When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

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animals submitted by ying zhang monica on August 29, 2017, 8:02pm a lovely story with lots of animals.

Great book submitted by maggie_aa on August 21, 2018, 11:44pm so sweet and lovely story

Sweet submitted by TLW1998 on August 7, 2019, 10:31pm A touching and sweet little tale about going off to school with a kiss

Kissing hand submitted by avrogers1 on August 8, 2019, 7:09am This is an adorable children's book. Its a great story and the pictures are cute. Plus we love raccoons, so its a favorite here.

Great kids book submitted by purchasingqueen on August 13, 2019, 1:18pm This is a sweet and touching book about how a mother teaches her child (they're both raccoons) to keep her with him when they are apart.

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PUBLISHED
Washington, D.C. : Child Welfare League of America, c1993.
Year Published: 1993
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

READING LEVEL
Lexile: 520

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
1933718005
9781933718002

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Harper, Ruth E.
Leak, Nancy M.

SUBJECTS
Separation anxiety -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Raccoons -- Fiction.
Forest animals -- Fiction.
Kindergarten -- Fiction.