The Camping Trip|Jennifer K. Mann
The Camping Trip
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Ernestine has never been camping before, but she's sure it will be lots of fun . . . won't it? An endearing story about a girl's first experience with the great outdoors.

My aunt Jackie invited me to go camping with her and my cousin Samantha this weekend. I've never been camping before, but I know I will love it.

Ernestine is beyond excited to go camping. She follows the packing list carefully (new sleeping bag new flashlight special trail mix made with Dad ) so she knows she is ready when the weekend arrives. But she quickly realizes that nothing could have prepared her for how hard it is to set up a tent, never mind fall asleep in it, or that swimming in a lake means that there will be fish -- eep Will Ernestine be able to enjoy the wilderness, or will it prove to be a bit too far out of her comfort zone? In an energetic illustrated story about a first sleepover under the stars, acclaimed author-illustrator Jennifer K. Mann reminds us that opening your mind to new experiences, no matter how challenging, can lead to great memories (and a newfound taste for s'mores).


  • ISBN-13: 9781536207361
  • ISBN-10: 1536207365
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: April 2020
  • Dimensions: 10.3 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds
  • Page Count: 56
  • Reading Level: Ages 3-7