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Penny and Her Doll

Written & illustrated by Kevin Henkes
Published by Greenwillow Books
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Aug 21, 2012
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Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s award-winning Penny returns in the second easy-to-read story about a sweet and curious mouse, perfect for fans Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum.

When Penny receives a surprise box in the mail from Gram, she is thrilled. The surprise is a doll, and she is absolutely perfect, from her head to her toes. Penny loves her immediately. She introduces her new doll to Mama and to the babies and to Papa. But then Papa asks what the doll’s name is, and Penny realizes that she doesn’t know. What should Penny call her?

Kevin Henkes is a master at creating beautifully illustrated books that resonate with young children. The Penny books are new classics for beginning readers and will appeal to fans of Frog and Toad, Little Bear, and Henry and Mudge.

Don’t miss Penny’s newest adventures in Penny and Her Sled, coming this fall!

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Who Wrote Penny and Her Doll

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Kevin Henkes

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

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780062081995
Publication Date:
August 21, 2012
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062081993

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