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Book Review and Giveaway: The Last Day of Kindergarten. Ends Oct 20th

The Last Day of Kindergarten by Nancy Loewen illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa.

A little girl is sad that kindergarten is coming to an end. She wishes it were the first day again, when everything was exciting and new and there was such a fun year ahead. But then she realizes that graduating is exciting, too, and maybe first grade won’t be so bad after all!

My Review: While the last day of kindergarten may bring happiness to a lot of children looking forward to starting a new school. We never do think the last day of kindergarten will bring sadness to some children.

The Last Day of Kindergarten will not only help children to understand that leaving kindergarten is a step to attending first grade, but how much fun first grade will be from eating lunch in the cafeteria to going on field trips and learning fun and new exciting things.

Great illustrations by Sachiko Yoshikawa with snap shorts of different activities through out the book. I highly recommend this book for parents to read to their children who are about to attend first grade.

Age: 4

Pages: 32

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

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This Giveaway is Open to the US ONLY – Author is giving a signed copy to 1 winner. Giveaway Ends October 20th.

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October 7, 2011 - Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , ,


  1. With my daughter in Kindergarten this year, I’m sure she’ll be sad when it comes to an end…she loves it! This would be a great way to help the transition to first grade 🙂

    Comment by Kristie | October 8, 2011 | Reply

  2. on is also in Kindergarten this year and this would be a great book for him to read.. I love the illustrations. Thanks for the opportunity.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

    Comment by Carol L. | October 8, 2011 | Reply

  3. My son doesn’t start kindergarten until next year but I think he would still enjoy this book! Thanks for a terrific giveaway:)
    I left a comment on your interview with Nancy 🙂
    jwitt33 at live dot com

    Comment by jwitt33 | October 8, 2011 | Reply

  4. I would love to win this for my daughter who is in kindergarten this year. So cute!

    Comment by Rebecca L | October 18, 2011 | Reply

    • my email is outofthoughts1 at gmail dot com

      Comment by Rebecca L | October 18, 2011 | Reply

  5. What a great idea for a book. My son had such a hard time when he left kindergarten. No body ever talked about others having the same problem. I wish I had had this book to read to him then. i would like this for my niece so to make it easier for her

    Comment by stacey l | October 19, 2011 | Reply

  6. I love the theme of this book. My nephew is in Kindergarten and would love this for him

    Comment by Erinn S | October 19, 2011 | Reply

  7. This book sounds like it expresses the excitement of finishing kindergarten very well.

    Comment by Lily Kwan | October 20, 2011 | Reply

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