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The Kissing Hand

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 57,961 Ratings and 2,428 Reviews

Book Description
Chester Raccoon doesn't want to go to school--he wants to stay home with his mother. She assures him that he'll love school--with its promise of new friends, new toys, and new books. Even better, she has a special secret that's been in the family for years--the Kissing Hand. This secret, she tells him, will make school seem as cozy as home. She takes her son's hand, spreads his tiny fingers into a... More
Book Information
PublisherTanglewood Press
BindingHardcover (23 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date08/15/2007
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About Audrey Penn (Author) : Audrey Penn started her career as a ballerina dancing with the National Ballet, New York City Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, and the Danny Diamond Dance Theatre. She also served as alignist and choreograph... more
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About Nancy M. Leak (Illustrator) : Nancy M. Leak is a published illustrator. A published credit of Nancy M. Leak is The Kissing Hand (Book & CD Set).
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About Ruth E. Harper (Illustrator) : Ruth E. Harper is a published author. Some of the published credits of Ruth E. Harper include Assisting Students With Disabilities: A Handbook for School Counselors (Professional Skills for Counsellor... more
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8/20/2014 Carole Luck

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9/4/2012 Layla Cox said: so sweet. I read this to my class when I worked at a daycare.
tags: I recommend, I read

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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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9/4/2010 Katrina Clark said: Love it!
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8/17/2010 stephanie hillary tagged as: I recommend

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9/19/2009 Donna Marie tagged as: I read

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10/10/2008 Rita Hensel said: Please visit my blog to read my review.
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9/14/2008 Christine Mitchell said: This is a very sweet book that is reassuring to children who are nervous about going to school (and being away from their parents).
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