My Garden

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Product Details

Price
$17.98  $16.54
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.26 X 10.28 X 0.45 inches | 1.04 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780061715174

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About the Author

Kevin Henkes has been praised both as a writer and as an illustrator and is the recipient of the Children's Literature Legacy Award for his lasting contribution to literature for children. 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 Sun Flower Lion, A Parade of Elephants, Chrysanthemum, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in a house in Madison, Wisconsin.

Reviews

"With its adroit look at a child's colorful imagination, My Garden is as fresh and inviting as spring after winter."--Horn Book (starred review)
"Henkes gives the young storyteller a matter-of-fact voice and a sly sense of humor, while dewy watercolors and ink picture her reveling in a magical world of plants, birds, and butterflies."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Imagination grows and spreads from the fertile pages of this book to the minds of young readers...A must for every library."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"This intimate exploration of a child's burgeoning imagination hits every note right...Just plain perfect."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)