With his new pencil case packed with a ruler, eraser and 12 colored pencils, Franklin is ready for his first day of school --- until it's time to board the bus. In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin faces the excitement and fear of starting school.
Paulette Bourgeois is the author of more than 40 books for children, including the In My Neighborhood series and Oma's Quilt. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Brenda Clark is best known as the illustrator of the original Franklin the Turtle series written by Paulette Bourgeois. Other popular titles she has illustrated include Sadie and the Snowman, Big Sarah's Little Boots, and the award winning, Little Fingerling. Brenda lives in Port Hope, Ontario.