Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Kevin Henkes (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Publish Date
January 24, 2006
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.35 X 10.31 X 0.35 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780688128975

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About the Author

Kevin Henkes is an award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors--one for Olive's Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller--and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include Egg, Old Bear, A Good Day, Chrysanthemum, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin. www.kevinhenkes.com

Reviews

"Lilly is one of the great female characters in literature--like Anna Karenina with whiskers or Scarlett O'Hara with paws."--USA Today
"In all of children's literature there is just a handful of characters we think of as family--Madeline, Winnie-the-Pooh, and Charlotte come to mind--and when this young generation is old enough to reflect on the ones it loved, Lilly will probably lead the pack."--New York Times Book Review