Synopses & Reviews
This hilarious sequel to STUART'S CAPE is a witty look at an eight-year-old worrier's first day of third grade. Now in paperback!
The first day of school is here, and Stuart is worried. What if he gets stuck in the boys' bathroom? What if he doesn't have anything to show for show and tell? Worst of all, what if his mother really makes him wear those green plaid pants and a shirt with little cowboys on it? Doesn't she know that on a make-friends-or-else kind of day like this what Stuart really needs to wear is his cape?
"The worrywart hero of Stuart's Cape faces his first day of classes in a new town in Stuart Goes to School by Sara Pennypacker, illus. by Martin Matje. What if Stuart forgets everything he learned in second grade? What if he can't find the bathroom? Luckily, Stuart's magic cape, made out of 100 ties stapled together, will help him out again in this wryly funny mix of the real and the magical, enhanced by Matje's quirky line art. Ages 4-8." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Worried about his first day of school, Stuart relies on his magic cape.
In this hilarious sequel to "Stuart's Cape, " Stuart is on his way to the first day of school. With his cape, though, Stuart is bound to have a day full of wacky adventures. Illustrations.
About the Author
Sara Pennypacker is a bestselling author whose title include the Clementine series: CLEMENTINE, THE TALENTED CLEMENTINE, and CLEMENTINE's LETTER, the Stuart series: STUART'S CAPE and STUART GOES TO SCHOOL, and the picture books PIERRE IN LOVE, and SPARROW GIRL. Sara lives on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts.
Martin Matje illustrated many books for children including HARRY AND LULU, WALLACE HOSKINS, THE BOY WHO GREW DOWN, and CELESTE: A DAY IN THE PARK, THE INK DRINKER, and DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS.