3 - 8 years. School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the KIssing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. This heartwarming book has become a children's classic that touches the lives of children and their parents, especially at times of separation, whether starting school, entering daycare, or going to camp. 32 pages. Paperback with CD.