First day of school! Mama Llama goes away and Llama Llama gets to learn what school is all about! Though it is hard at first, Llama Llama discovers that school can be a lot of fun…and that Mama Llama always comes back! Llama Llama Misses Mama written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney reminds younger students that the first day of school can be hard, but learning new things can also be so much fun! The students in Dewdney’s book are also very welcoming to Llama Llama and can serve as a reminder to students that they need to welcome newcomers!