Some of our services are closed or have different hours on the King's Birthday, 12 June 2023

Do you have a little person starting preschool, kinder or childcare this year? Explore the new experience with these special stories.

Baby owl yells I'm not ready! and Monkey: not ready for kindergarten might agree.

What if we discuss The best thing about kindergarten? Would this help allay the night-before jitters? After all, even adults can get nervous about change.

Rosa loves dinosaurs and playing with her friends in this warm story about inclusion and our unique gifts. Want to play trucks also celebrates the joy of new friends with different interests.

Books for parents and carers of school children

This year, our Starting Preschool School booklist includes some fantastic books for parents, which you can find on this page.

Try the suggestions below, or browse our library shelves for numbers 370-372 for 'education'. Alternatively, use the advanced search tool in the library catalogue to search for subject: 'education - parent participation'.

If you have a specific issue you want more information about, please stop in and speak to our librarians who can help you find the right titles for your needs.

Stories about first day of preschool

First day of preschool board books

First day of preschool picture books

Titles for parents


More information

Visit our Booklists page for more kids titles, or our Literacy and Reading Resources for Families page for expert tips and recommendations.