Ava gets excited when she sees her preschool, but excitement soon turns to anxiety when it's time to say goodbye to Mommy. Teacher knows just what to do to help Ava feel excited again about getting to spend the day at preschool with her friends. Everything from dolls to balls keep a smile on Ava's face most of the day through. Ava even learns to tell time when Teacher shows her how to tell, on the classroom clock, when Mommy will be back to get her. "Pretty Soon" was written as a tool to help childcare staff ease the transition from home to school by reading with the child the story of how Ava learns to have a fun time in preschool with all her friends, her Teacher and the exciting things there are to do and learn until Mommy comes back.