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Join Jellybean on her first day at school, as her imagination works magic in the classroom

Jellybean is a little girl longing to learn about the world and make friends. But is she ready to leave Mum behind and start school? At first Jellybean is nervous, but her new teacher brings magic into the classroom. And Jellybean's imagination brings her new surroundings to life in many wild and wonderful ways.

An inspiring must-read for all children about to start school or nursery.


A perfect tale for those starting school in the near future. Jellybean takes you on her first journey from home to her new school. On the way, she experiences a range of emotions from excitement to worry; feelings that all children have when they start school. The events in the story mirror a traditional school day to which children will be able to relate. Jellybean uses her imagination to bring her learning to life and soon realises that school is a fun place to be. So much so, that she is eager to go back the following day! This story supports many discussions with your child about their first day at school. The illustrations are bold and colourful and depict both features of everyday life and imagination. Children will be able to compare their feelings and school day with Jellybean's, and, in turn, develop an understanding of the world around them.

Louise Munford, Carousel

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    October 1, 2013


    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • EBook


    August 1, 2013

    RHCP Digital

    32 pages

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