Back to School with Bigfoot

by Samantha Berger, Martha Brockenbrough, Illustrated By Dave Pressler

Arthur A. Levine Books
July 2017

Ages 5 – 6 . Grades Kindergarten – 1

Library of Congress: 2016010025

Lexile measure: 520L

DRA: 20

Guided Reading: L

The first day of school is right around the corner! And everything is bigger for Bigfoot -- especially back to school problems like getting a haircut, trying on new clothes, and finding new shoes that fit! Told from a giant (and very hairy) point of view, Back to School with Bigfoot deftly tackles the worries kids face as that first day of school draws closer, and ends on a colossal high note!
Samantha Berger

Samantha Berger is the award-winning author of Crankenstein, What If, Snoozefest, Martha Doesn't Say Sorry, and over 80 books for young readers. She also writes cartoons and does voice-overs. Samantha splits her time between New York City and sunny California. Visit her online at
Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough is the acclaimed author of two books for adults and 10 books for young readers, including Unpresidented; The Game of Love and Death; Love, Santa; The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy; Devine Intervention; and Cheerful Chick. Martha teaches in the master's program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband, their two daughters, and their wonderful old dog. Visit her online at
Dave Pressler

Dave Pressler has created and designed children's characters for a variety of media companies over the past 20 years. He cocreated and designed the Emmy-nominated Nickelodeon animated series Robot and Monster. Dave is also an accomplished painter and sculptor whose work is shown in galleries around the world. He lives in Los Angeles, California. Back to School with Bigfoot was his first picture book. Visit him online at



ISBN: 9780545859738

40pp. | 8-½ x 11