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Llama Llama Misses Mama (original 2009; edition 2009)

by Anna Dewdney

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

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Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney (2009)

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This book is about a baby lama who goes to school for the first time. She is scared and shy and wants her momma. When she starts to cry everyone comforts her. She cheers up and plays with everyone. At the end her mom comes and picks her up. A theme of thi, our friends can cheer us up if we let them. ( )
  brittney3 | Apr 12, 2016 |
A great book about a Llama on his first day of school, with all the emotions. ( )
  traceeo | Feb 16, 2016 |
Llama Llama is getting ready for the first day of preschool and he does not want Mama to leave him. He does not want to join in when the teacher asks him to do many of the different activities. Eventually a peer is able to reassure him that he will be okay and he starts to join in with the classmates. This was a great book to use at the beginning of the school year with my preschoolers. It was easy to use this story to engage the students in conversations about their emotions with starting school. This is also a great book to use to discuss friendships.
  ChristineKelly | Feb 7, 2016 |
good book to use for rhymes in the preschool setting. ( )
  elizabethsalinas | Nov 12, 2015 |
This book is about a Llama who misses his Mama Llama on the firs tday of school. The teacher does her best to help Llama stay calm but he just misses Mama! He goes through everything a child on their first day of school would embark. ( )
  act239 | Nov 5, 2015 |
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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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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0670061980, Hardcover)

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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