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Author: Henkes, Kevin
Illustrator: Henkes, Kevin
ISBN:978-0-06-236843-0
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Greenwillow Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

Look at the owl

and the pig

and the bear

and the puppy

and the rabbit.

What do you think they're waiting forSomething wonderfulA visitorA surpriseMaybe they're waiting for you!

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Toys, Dolls & Puppets
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 11.5 x 0.375 Inches
Book Weight:1.08 Pounds
Author Biography
Henkes, Kevin (Author)
Kevin Henkes was born in Racine, Wis. in 1960 and graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. One of four children in his family, Henkes grew up with aspirations of being an artist. As a junior in high school, one of Henkes's teachers awakened his interest in writing. Falling in love with both writing and drawing, Henkes realized that he could do both at the same time as a children's book author and illustrator.

At the age of 19, Henkes went to New York City to get his first book, All Alone, published. Since that time, he has written and illustrated dozens of picture books including Chrysanthemum, Protecting Marie, and A Weekend with Wendell. A recurring character in several of Henkes's books is Lily, an outrageous, yet delightful, individualist. Lily finds herself the center of attention in the books Chester's Way, Julius, the Baby of the World, and Lily's Purple Plastic Purse.

A Weekend With Wendell was named Children's Choice Book by the Children's Book Council in 1986. He recieved the Elizabeth Burr Award for Words of Stone in 1993. Owen was named a Caldicott Honor in 1994. The Year of Billy Miller was named a Newbery Honor book in 2014.

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