Growing Pains is a series of books designed to help young children understand the world around them. Each amusingly told story offers a gentle on that will help children deal with new situations. The stories are illustrated with rich, bold colors and brushstrokes that will help children deal with new situations. The series supplements character education curriculum and can be enjoyed at home or in a classroom setting. This title is particularly suitable for a back-to-school promotion. It's the first day of school, and Sammy would rather play in the treetops than go to school. Sammy discovers, though, that playing alone is boring, especially when all the other little monkeys are at school. When Sammy hears about all the exciting things that his friends are doing in the classroom, he realizes that he is missing out on something important--and fun!