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Chu's First Day of School

Written by Neil Gaiman & illustrated by Adam Rex
Published by HarperFestival
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A picture book school story featuring the New York Times bestselling panda named Chu from Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman and acclaimed illustrator Adam Rex! This board book edition is perfect for the youngest Neil Gaiman fans.

Chu, the adorable panda with a great big sneeze, is heading off for his first day of school, and he’s nervous. He hopes the other boys and girls will be nice. Will they like him? What will happen at school? And will Chu do what he does best?

Chu’s First Day of School is a perfect read-aloud story about the universal experience of starting school.

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Who Wrote Chu's First Day of School

Neil Gaiman

<p>Dave McKean is best known for his work on Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series of graphic novels and for his CD covers for musicians from Tori Amos to Alice Cooper. He also illustrated Neil Gaiman’s picture books <em>The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish</em>, <em>The Wolves in the Walls</em>, and <em>Crazy Hair</em>. He is a cult figure in the comic book world, and is also a photographer. </p>

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Who Illustrated Chu's First Day of School

Adam Rex

<b>Adam Rex</b> is the illustrator of Amy Timberlake’s<i> The Dirty Cowboy </i>and <i>Ste-e-e-e-eamboat a-Comin’!</i> by Jill Esbaum. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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June 23, 2015

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