The Kiri book series is an ongoing children’s picture book series published by Aleph Editing and Montessori Learners. In the books, simple stories illustrate the experience of 4-year-old Kiri as she begins school in a Montessori classroom, highlighting her curiosity and gift for observation. Written for a 3-5-year-old audience, the Kiri series places value on self-respect; the pleasure of self-directed, hands-on learning; patient observation; and an appreciation of the natural world and those around us.

Kiri’s First Ride to School

Kiri is a curious kid. She’s about to begin school in a Montessori program and has plenty of questions. With her mama, she gets ready for school and rides in their cargo bike across town. Kiri’s First Ride to School is an inviting story written for 3-5-year-olds preparing for their first day of school–whether in a Montessori classroom or not!

Kiri in the Classroom

Kiri is a curious kid. Which makes the Montessori classroom environment the perfect place to explore! In Kiri in the Classroom, Kiri makes new friends on her first day of school and tries out all kinds of new activities. Written for 3-5-year-olds, this is the perfect primer for kids who are new to the Montessori method.

Available from independent booksellers across the US, as well as Barnes & Noble, Target and Amazon.

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