Giddy Gilbert Goes to School is a fun fiction children's picture book with action words that grab the reader's attention. It is a great book for both nonreaders and beginning readers. Giddy Gilbert is experiencing anxiety about going to school; his mother tries to calm him by telling him how exciting and fun school is. Once Giddy Gilbert gets to school to his great surprise he makes friends and really enjoys school. Giddy Gilbert is learning lots of new things at school and making many friends, he even loves his teacher. At the end of the first day Giddy Gilbert worries about telling mama that he really wants to go back to school. This book is full of puns, humor and colorful characters; it is an original and hilarious. This is a book about the experiences of a child entering school for the first time and how he or she feels about change, friendships and learning. Taking on a difficult but important part of children's lives, Linda Ellis Lee gives readers a way to experience and discuss their fears in a safe and comforting way.