A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon

A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon conveys the heart of the story in rhyming verse, perfect for read-aloud and easy for even the little ones to remember and recite.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Tanglewood

ISBN: 9781933718774

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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During the last 20 years, parents and teachers have passed along the secret of the Kissing Hand to children facing first days of kindergarten, first grade, and other separations. Now younger children can get in on Mama Raccoon's secret and find comfort in A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon, a board-book adaptation of the original picture book. Chester could feel his mother's kiss leap straight into his heart. "With a Kissing Hand," said Chester's mom, "We'll never be apart." "Just press your hand upon your cheek and feel that loving glow. It's Mommy saying, 'I love you,' wherever you may go." The Kissing Hand has become a children's classic that has touched the lives of millions of children and their parents. A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon conveys the heart of the story in rhyming verse, perfect for read-aloud and easy for even the little ones to remember and recite. With illustrations by Barbara Gibson that capture the warmth and beauty of the original artwork, toddlers now share in the benefits from Mrs. Raccoon's secret for making a child feel safe and secure.

The Kissing Hand

When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Regnery Publishing

ISBN: 9780878685851

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

A Bedtime Kiss for Chester Raccoon

The sun is up, it's time for little Chester Raccoon to go to bed, but he is frightened by the shadows the sun is creating on the walls.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1933718668

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 14

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The sun is up, it's time for little Chester Raccoon to go to bed, but he is frightened by the shadows the sun is creating on the walls. Mrs. Raccoon soothes him with a Kissing Hand, and he is able to go to sleep. This sweet and decidedly unscary board book is both a light-hearted way to calm children's fears at bedtime, along with a gentle introduction to Chester Raccoon and the Kissing Hand for the younger child. Funny illustrations will gentle the scary-looking shadows in a bedroom.

Chester Raccoon and the Almost Perfect Sleepover

"Are we almost there?

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1939100127

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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"Are we almost there?" Chester Raccoon asked his mother. Chester is excited about going to his very first sleepover. After his mother drops him off at Pepper Opossum's house with a Kissing Hand in his palm, Chester and his animal friends have a long day of playing games and eating snacks. But when the animals decide to bed down, Chester can't go to sleep. While his Kissing Hand has kept him from getting scared, he isn't in his own bedroom, and he misses his family. When Chester returns home, Mrs. Raccoon welcomes her little cub and reassures him that his home is always there when he needs it. Young readers will enjoy reading about the party fun and take comfort when Chester finds himself in a situation they can relate to.

A Color Game for Chester Raccoon

In this new Kissing Hand board book, Audrey Penn brings us more maternal wisdom to solve another of early childhood's little issues.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1933718706

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 14

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In this new Kissing Hand board book, Audrey Penn brings us more maternal wisdom to solve another of early childhood's little issues. Whether on a trip, in a restaurant or a store, children can become bored and fussy. Chester's Favorite Game provides an activity that will entertain young children anywhere -- finding things in many colors: white, blue, yellow, red, orange, brown, and black.

Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully

Educators will embrace this story about a positive strategy for dealing with a bully.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1933718420

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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In this latest addition to the Kissing Hand book collection, Chester Raccoon must learn to deal with another common problem of childhood: a bully at school. When Mrs. Raccoon learns that there is a bully problem at school, she decides to investigate the situation. But after seeing the bully for herself, she shares a story about a forest that was full of smooth yellow stones, and how the animals living there changed a pointy stone they found into a smooth stone so that it wouldn't hurt any tender paws. Chester, Ronny, and Cassy follow the spirit of Mrs. Raccoon's story when they next encounter the Bully. Approaching him as a group, they invite him to play, proving that the best way to get rid of an enemy is to make him or her a friend. This book encourages children to understand that many child bullies are themselves unhappy and gives readers a good example of settling differences by peaceful means. Educators will embrace this story about a positive strategy for dealing with a bully.

Chester the Brave

A young raccoon learns the meaning of bravery and a method for overcoming his fears.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Tanglewood Press

ISBN: 193371879X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A young raccoon learns the meaning of bravery and a method for overcoming his fears.

A Pocket Full of Kisses

Brought to life by Barbara Leonard Gibson's warm illustrations, this story is perfect for families who are adjusting to all the changes new members can bring.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1933718404

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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In this tender sequel to the New York Times bestseller and children's classic The Kissing Hand, Audrey Penn provides parents with another tale of love and reassurance to share with their children. Chester Raccoon has a baby brother—and the baby brother is taking over his territory. When Chester sees his mother give his baby brother a Kissing Hand—his Kissing Hand—he is overcome with sadness, but Mrs. Raccoon soothes his fears with her own special brand of wisdom, finding just the right way to let Chester know he is deeply loved. Brought to life by Barbara Leonard Gibson's warm illustrations, this story is perfect for families who are adjusting to all the changes new members can bring.

Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories

CHESTER - RACCOON * / and the - ACORN FULL of MEMORIES A Kissing
Hand Book - | y Audrey Penn o - o, Barbara L. Gibson o - - - - - o o - \\ CHESTER
RAccoon and the ACORN FULL of MEMORIES by Audrey. Front Cover.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1933718439

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Chester Raccoon's good friend Skiddel Squirrel has had an accident and will not be returning - ever. Chester is upset that he won't get to play with his friend anymore. Mrs. Raccoon suggests that Chester and his friends create some memories of Skiddel, so that they will have good memories when they miss him. Chester, his brother Ronny, and their friends decide to gather at the pond, where they combine their memories and create a touching celebration of their friend's life. Many young children must face the loss of loved ones or the need to attend a funeral. This sweet story will help children to understand the positive purpose behind memorial services and how "making memories" can provide cheer and comfort when missing an absent loved one.

A Kiss Goodbye

Moving is hard on everyone, but especially children.

Author: Audrey Penn

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1933718412

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Moving is hard on everyone, but especially children. Chester Racoon, whom readers have come to know and love through the New York Times bestseller The Kissing Hand, and its sequel, A Pocket Full of Kisses, is facing another dilemma common to the lives of many children; he and his family are moving. Young readers will love the way Chester says goodbye to his old home and learns that there are some exciting aspects to his new home.

Baby Raccoon Finger Puppet Book

"Simple text follows a baby raccoon throughout the day, from play time to bedtime"--

Author: Chronicle Books

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452170800

Category: Board books

Page: 12

View: 366

"Simple text follows a baby raccoon throughout the day, from play time to bedtime"--

Read Play and Learn

Dramatization of The Kissing Hand not only includes the main action of the
raccoons kissing hands and going away to school , as ... Let the children play the
parts of Chester ; his mom , Mrs . Raccoon ; and the other animals going to
school .

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School Library Journal

Chester Raccoon and the ling . Mortimer's illustrations ... ( Kissing Hand Bks . ) .
projecting a certain stasis , still manage to K - Gr 2 - On Tuesday ( the only words
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A book I like to share with them is The Kissing Hand , by Audrey Penn . The
story's protagonist is Chester Raccoon , who does not want to go to school until
his mother calms his fears by revealing the secret of the kissing hand . • Read to ...

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The Publishers Weekly

Chester Raccoon , whom readers have come to know and love through The
Kissing Hand and its sequel , A Pocket Full of Kisses , is facing another dilemma
common to the lives of many AVAILABLE IN APRIL ! children : he and his family
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1993 ) . Chester raccoon doesn ' t want to go to Kindergarten . Katie Meets the
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Your Health

The Kissing Hand. Child Welfare League of America, 1993. Chester Raccoon
doesn't want to go to kindergarten. Mother shares a hand-kiss to remind him of
her love. AVERAGE Langreuter, Jutta. Little Bear Goes to Kindergarten. Millbrook
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Author: Charlie Gibbons

Publisher: Hmh School

ISBN: 9780153113260

Category: Health education (Elementary)

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Open Court Reading Teacher s Edition Unit 1 Grade K

... WHITMAN & COMPANY , 1997 . Billy is nervous about starting school , but
after he cares for a sparrow his fears go away . ( Average ) The Kissing Hand BY
AUDREY PENN . CHILD AND FAMILY PRESS , 1993 . As Chester the raccoon ...

Author: SRA/McGraw-Hill

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Category: Literature

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Each Teachers Edition focuses on a specific theme anddepending upon the grade level, contains explicit, systematicinstruction in phonemic awareness, print and book awareness,alphabetic knowledge, phonics, fluency, word structure,vocabulary, comprehension, spelling and writing, appropriateto the specific grade level.

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2004 Children s Book Market

Representative Titles : The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is the story of Chester
Raccoon and his mother , and the ways they reassure each other at separations .
Learning How to Learn : Getting Into and Surviving College When You Have a ...

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