Second Grade Here I Come on

D.J. Steinberg, author
Robert Neubecker, illustrator

“Young readers will kick up their heels..."


Readers young and old will relate to this silly and sweet story of King Louie XIV—a man who had it all, but still felt small.”


from beach lane books/simon & Schuster...

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Picture Books

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Picture Books

Early Readers

Graphic Novels

Get ready for school! 

From the first day of school to the last, these rhyming anthologies capture the year to come for  soon-to-be kindergarteners, first graders. and second graders.

Kindergarten Here I Come
First Grade Here I Come

D. J. Steinberg's heartfelt, relatable, and silly poems bring to life the highlights of second grade—reading those big-kid books, trying out for the school play, and even dance breaks to wiggle "arms and legs and kaboodles. . . like a big bunch of second-grade noodles!" Covering an entire school year of holidays, memorable moments, and important life lessons, this is perfect for soon-to-be second graders!



King Louie's Shoes

from Grosset & Dunlap/PENGUIN YOUNG READERS...