Dad's First Day

Mike Wohnoutka (Author)


All summer Oliver and his dad played together, laughed together, sang together, and read together.

Now it's time for Oliver to start school!

On the first day, Oliver's dad isn't quite ready. . . . Suddenly he feels nervous. His tummy hurts, and he would rather stay home.

But Oliver isn't convinced. What if the first day is really fun? What if it's the start of an exciting year?

In this charming story of first-day jitters, acclaimed author and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka perfectly captures the mixed emotions felt by kids and their parents when big changes are afoot.

Product Details

Price: $16.99  $15.63
Publisher: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Published Date: July 07, 2015
Pages: 40
Dimensions: 9.9 X 0.4 X 10.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language: English
Type: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781619634732
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About the Author

MIKE WOHNOUTKA is the illustrator of many books including Moo! which received two starred reviews and was chosen as an ALA Notable book and by the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books as a Blue Ribbon selection, Can't Sleep Without Sheep, Just Like My Papa, and Stay Close to Mama. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Mike lives with his wife and two children in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


"This book is bold, original, and funny, and should be part of every picture-book collection." --School Library Journal, starred review, on Moo!

"The readaloud's the real fun here." --BCCB, starred review, on Moo!

"An ALA Notable book
A BCCB Blue Ribbon selection
This book is bold, original, and funny, and should be part of every picture-book collection." --SLJ, Starred review for MOO!

"Good barnyard fun, with nods to Mo Willems' aspirational Pigeon and Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's enterprising Duck." --Kirkus Reviews, on MOO!