My grandson loved this book! He's really into space, planets, rockets, and everything associated. I got this for him about a week before he started kindergarten and he loved it! My suggestion is that you read it by yourself first and think about ways you can apply the concepts and images to your child before you read it to him/her. It will become a favorite and you can really create a bond through this book with your child's anxiety about beginning kindergarten. It's as much fun for you as it is for your child.
Read this to my class of 4 & 5 year olds (many students are going into kindergarten in the fall) and they all loved it. I also gave it to my nephew for a Pre-K graduation gift and he loved it so much he wanted to read it again. The pictures are very cool and the story is very sweet. I would definitely buy this again :)
This is just the cutest story! I teach Kindergarten and can't wait to share it with my students the first week of school. It is told as if the boy is an astronaut but instead of launching into space, he's going to Kindergarten. My students who are obsessed with all things space will just adore this story!
I gave this to my nephew before he started kindergarten this year. My sister in law says this is one if his favorites. He's enjoyed having it read to him AND trying to learn to read it himself as they have been learning words and phonics at school.