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School Visit – Hosmer School, Watertown, Mass.

Such a great group of kids!

A great big thank you to Ms. O’Leary and her fabulous second grade class at the Hosmer School for inviting me—and Harold—to come for a school visit. Reading—and listening—really IS fun! Ms. O’Leary had already read them Chapter 1 (“Moving Day”), Chapter 2 (“The Day After Moving Day”), and Chapter 3 (“The Day After The…
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“Harold and the Wimple-Dimple Dimmer-Wimmer” is at Joanne Rossman’s!

Ignore the book about cats. Unless you have cats. And then you should totally buy this book.

A funky home for a few Harold’s This is Joanne Rossman (and Rita Rose). The ladies are wearing a 1Genet Scarf from One.org, an organization working to end extreme poverty and preventable disease. This is her shop, right here in Roslindale Village. And now she’s carrying Harold!  

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Harold is Worried About School Starting

The clothes have been bought.

First day of school outfit.

The bedroom has (possibly) been tidied.

Tidy

The snow-globe of the Empire State Building has been shaken (for good luck).

A quick shake for good luck.

Everything is ready. But…someone is still worried about something.
Second grade’s about to start for Harold and….he can’t tie his shoes. He doesn’t want the kids at school to laugh at him because he can’t tie his shoes.

If Mom doesn't tie them, they never stay on.

If someone you know is worried about school starting, read them “Harold and the Wimple-Dimple Dimmer-Wimmer.”

Because a lot of kids are worried about something: the new school bus, struggling with reading, being the new kid. Let them discover Harold’s worry, and get them talking about a worry they might have.

Available in hardcover, paperback, and e-book on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and right here on Flummery and Trivet.