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Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama Misses Mama (original 2009; edition 2009)

by Anna Dewdney

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Title:Llama Llama Misses Mama
Authors:Anna Dewdney
Info:Viking Juvenile (2009), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Picture Books, Your library
Tags:First day of school; Family

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Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney (2009)




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Llama llama misses mama is a wonderful book that is relatable. It is relatable because it helps children to realize that it is okay for them to miss their parents while they are in school but at the end of the day their parents will always come back for them. This is an excellent book because although it incorporates fictional components it has a realistic message that is very realistic. For example, the characters in the book are animals that are taking on human like qualities and this is fictional but, this can make the children like and connect with the characters. This is a great book to have in a classroom with little children because they may not understand the concept of going to school and then going home and it helps to convey the idea that parents will come back for them at the end of the day. In the book, Llama's day was off to a bad start but eventually, he warmed up and was able to play and enjoy his self. This lets children know that although their day might start off badly that it can eventually turn into a good day. Overall, I really enjoyed this book and I would really recommend teachers to keep a copy of this book only their shelf especially in younger classes. ( )
  abenne6 | Sep 24, 2014 |
These books are good for the younger grades. They can help students recognize sound relationships and rhymes.
  EmilySansovich | Apr 25, 2014 |
The rhyme scheme in these books is always fun. ( )
  dms02 | Feb 27, 2014 |
This book is very good to talk about feelings. The younger students will like this book because they can relate to Llama's feelings. ( )
  Mcs018 | Nov 30, 2013 |
Teaches children that it is ok to be nervous about going to school but you make new friends when you go to school and that your parents will be there when you are done with school.
  dsbge | Nov 17, 2013 |
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For Berol, my first to go off to school
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Llama Llama, warm in bed.

Wakey, wakey, sleepyhead!
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Again, I think this book is another great read for prekindergarten children. This story is very relatable and real for the preschool child, and the teacher can bring unlimited learning from Anna Dewdney’s Llama series. For example, the children can make predictions about what they think is going to happen in the story between the characters, and extend the predictions by asking how the characters will find resolutions. This book also provides an opportunity to introduce new vocabulary. The teacher can put the words up, and find ways to use the words throughout the school day, and encourage the children to use the words as well.
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Strange new teacher.
Strange new toys.
Lots of kids and lots of noise!

What would Llama like to do?
Llama Llama feels so new . . .

It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama makes sure he’s ready. They meet the teachers. See the other children. Look at all the books and games. But then it’s time for Mama to leave. And suddenly Llama Llama isn’t so excited anymore. Will Mama Llama come back?

Of course she will. But before she does, the other children show Llama Llama how much fun school can be!

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