The Color Monster Goes to School


By Anna Llenas

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PERFECT FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL! This fun and inviting introduction to the joy and wonder of first school days stars the lovable, mischievous hero from the beloved bestseller The Color Monster.

The Color Monster feels a little nervous. Today is his first day at school . . . and he doesn't even have a clue what school is! But, guided by his young friend, the Color Monster has lots of new adventures and makes new friends—and looks forward to tomorrow.

With bold colors and child-friendly art for young readers—and an adorable, shaggy rainbow critter as the star—The Color Monster Goes to School will ease any child’s anxiety about entering a new school year.

Perfect for:
  • Preschoolers and kindergarteners starting school or daycare
  • Teachers looking for in-class read alouds
  • A conversation-starter about anxiety and other emotions around school
  • School counselors, therapists, social workers, and caregivers of all kinds

Read all three books about The Color Monster!
The Color Monster
The Color Monster Goes to School
Dr. Color Monster and the Emotions Toolkit

  • "With amusing flourishes, Llenas's mixed-media art reveals the raucous goings-on, quite literally in living color."
    Publishers Weekly
  • Praise for The Color Monster:
     2019 International Literacy Association/Children's Book Council Children's Choices ListOver 25 translations for The Color MonsterMore than 1.5 million copies sold internationally

    "Helps process emotions using beautiful, affirming language.... Visually rich and poetically told." —Booklist

    "[An] inviting exploration of colors and emotions.... The story should resonate with children whose emotions are not always easy to control." —The Horn Book

On Sale
Jul 7, 2020
Page Count
40 pages

Downloadable storytime kit for The Color Monster series

Anna Llenas

About the Author

Anna Llenas is an artist, author, and illustrator of books that talk about emotions, including The Color Monster, The Color Monster Goes to School, and Dr. Color Monster. In her work as an art therapist, she has been able to experience the power that art has to heal and transform people, individually and collectively. She lives in Spain.

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