The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand
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Published: 10/15/1993
School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. Since its first publication in 1993, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic that has touched the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of…

Other "going to school books" like Llama Llama Misses Mama focus the fun events at school to assuage a young child's fears. The Kissing Hand doesn't focus on what the young trash panda will do at school. Instead, school is only the setup to remember the loving bond between parent and child. That's what elevates it above other going to school books.