We Don't Eat Our Classmates

We Don't Eat Our Classmates

It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . ....

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Title:We Don't Eat Our Classmates
Author:Ryan T. Higgins
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:1368003559
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:48 pages pages

We Don't Eat Our Classmates Reviews

  • Betsy
    Jul 26, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

  • Michelle Gray
    Aug 02, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

  • Allison
    Jul 02, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

    I absolutely love this book and its art style!!! 10/10 recommend as a gift for young children just starting school ...

    So cute. I can't. ...

    This would be fun for a first day jitters style storytime :) ...

    Making friends is hard when they're SO delicious! Snort worthy! Ryan T Higgins, you have this librarian eating out of the palm of your hand. ...

  • Christiana
    Jul 07, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

    I absolutely love this book and its art style!!! 10/10 recommend as a gift for young children just starting school ...

    So cute. I can't. ...

    This would be fun for a first day jitters style storytime :) ...

  • Pam
    Jul 19, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

  • Brenda Lower
    Jul 05, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

  • Laura
    Jul 05, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

  • The Reading Countess
    Jul 31, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

  • Miss Ryoko
    Jul 21, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

  • Lori (Pure Imagination)
    Feb 19, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

  • Kristina Bacallao
    Jul 30, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

    I absolutely love this book and its art style!!! 10/10 recommend as a gift for young children just starting school ...

    So cute. I can't. ...

    This would be fun for a first day jitters style storytime :) ...

    Making friends is hard when they're SO delicious! Snort worthy! Ryan T Higgins, you have this librarian eating out of the palm of your hand. ...

    It's Penelope Rex's first day at school and she desperately wants to make friends. Unfortunately, her classmates are delicious, and soon she is yelled at by the teacher to spit them out. She tries and tries, but she just can't help herself, until one day Walter the goldfish takes a bit...

    So clever! The illustrations were so cute and the book was very funny! ...

  • Laura
    Aug 13, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

  • Colby Sharp
    Jun 29, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

  • Sandy
    Jul 15, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

  • Michele Knott
    Jul 12, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

  • Lauren
    Mar 16, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

  • KC
    Jun 27, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

  • Jennie
    Jul 18, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

  • Jim Sibigtroth
    Aug 03, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

  • Jill
    Jul 18, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

  • Olivia Slykhuis
    Aug 03, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

  • Henry Martin
    Jul 12, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

  • Jillian
    Jun 22, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

    I absolutely love this book and its art style!!! 10/10 recommend as a gift for young children just starting school ...

    So cute. I can't. ...

  • Katie Reilley
    Jun 20, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

  • Rian *fire and blood*
    Jun 19, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

  • Hannah Greendale
    Jun 17, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

  • M. Lauritano
    Jun 22, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

  • Sharon Coffey
    Jul 09, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

  • mary dewley
    Jun 20, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

    I absolutely love this book and its art style!!! 10/10 recommend as a gift for young children just starting school ...

    So cute. I can't. ...

    This would be fun for a first day jitters style storytime :) ...

    Making friends is hard when they're SO delicious! Snort worthy! Ryan T Higgins, you have this librarian eating out of the palm of your hand. ...

    It's Penelope Rex's first day at school and she desperately wants to make friends. Unfortunately, her classmates are delicious, and soon she is yelled at by the teacher to spit them out. She tries and tries, but she just can't help herself, until one day Walter the goldfish takes a bit...

  • Gaymergal
    Jul 25, 2018

    In a word: hilarious. ...

    Each year, as the new school year draws ever closer, a bounty of first day of school books are published. The bulk of them are overly familiar. A couple of them are a bit witty. But one of them, only one of them, will ascend to the level of ?classic?. This year, I am very pleased t...

    One of the funniest books of 2018. ...

    Cute illustrations, funny lines, and adorable moments in a classroom - what's not to like. One of the few children's books that made me laugh out loud. Nicely done! ' ...

    When in doubt, choose a Ryan T. Higgins book to read. They never disappoint. ...

    I have read this book with my 4 year old every night since it arrived. I love when a picture book can make both of us laugh and this one certainly does. It's hilarious! He loves it because it makes him giggle and so do I. I also love the diversity depicted within Penelope's classmates ...

    AAAAHHHHHHHH I love this author. I really do. This one was super adorable, full of food, and utterly humorous. I also want Penelope?s backpack that can hold 300 sandwiches. I need that to carry my books. ...

    Oh. My. Goodness. Such a funny book. Absolutely hilarious. I love it. Immediately recommended it to a couple co-workers and friends and family members. I love not only the illustrations and the story, but how it teaches empathy. Many young kids have trouble understanding that other ...

    4.5 cuz this one it so cute! ...

    Love this! Penelope T-Rex just has trouble not eating her classmates...until the class goldfish tries to eat her finger and she understands how it feels. So cute, good message, great pictures, adorable details. Love love. Will use for dinosaur storytime. 2+ ...

    This is a hilarious book on how a T Rex feels out of place at school and how to fit in. ...

    Such a cute book, with a great message. Also dinosaurs! ...

    Another hilarious picture book by Ryan T. Higgins! Penelope is a T-Rex starting school. She?s looking forward to making friends with her classmates, but that doesn?t go as planned because they taste delicious! It?s not until the class pet takes a liking to Penelope?s finger...

    Laugh out loud funny, Higgin?s latest is about a T-Rex named Penelope trying to make friends on the first day of school - except she can?t help but eat them! She quickly learns after being bitten on the finger by the class goldfish that being eaten is not fun. The class Pen...

    What does it mean to be eaten in the context of stories for children? Ever since the mythical Cronus ate his children, wolves gobbled up two out of three little pigs, Red Riding Hood and her grandma, and a little old lady swallowed a fly, protagonists have been eaten or do the eating t...

    This book is hilarious! Seriously! What else can you do when you are a T- Rex and your classmates are children. Oh, my heavens! I can?t stop laughing about this children?s book. I love it when Penelope Rex arrives home from school and her father questions her about her day and then...

    ?WE DON?T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! Please spit them out at once!? Ryan T. Higgins hit my very short list of auto-buy picture book authors in a hurry after meeting Mother Bruce. A character that will forever make me giggle. And he?s done it again with this one! We Don?t Eat...

    Penelope T. Rex is starting her first day of school. She is beyond nervous and wants to know how many teeth her classmates will have. Dad packs her lunch, 300 tuna sandwiches and one apple juice. She?s expecting dinosaurs like herself but instead discovers that her classmates are chi...

    This is a delightful picture book and I plan to use it as a read-aloud for the beginning of the new school year. It speaks to the uncertainty of small children when they face the uncertainty of the new situation of starting school. Will Penelope T.rex make friends? Initially, she has t...

    Don?t think about the title. Consider the early elementary aged kid and what we can learn from this read aloud during the back to school season. Be kind to others (which includes biting our friends). Accept others? differences. Respect the class pet?s space. Nice messages, no? ...

    Ryan T. Higgins very quickly climbed my favorite picture book author list.. his latest book might be my favorite!! So hilarious with wonderful illustrations. Ryan T. Higgins is a GEM in the children's book industry! Plus also, the t-rex's name is Penelope, which is my niece's name.....

    4.5 stars. Adorable story and laugh out loud funny. ...

    4.5* ...

    Themes: making friends, dinosaurs, first day of school This book was so delightful. I just giggled while reading it. Kids in storytime will just love it! ...

    I absolutely love this book and its art style!!! 10/10 recommend as a gift for young children just starting school ...