Kevin Henkes





Kevin Henkes

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Kevin Henkes became an author/illustrator when he was nineteen years old, working on a card table in his bedroom.
Today he's the author of many award-winning picture books and novels.


Average rating: 4.12 · 140,154 ratings · 9,631 reviews · 70 distinct works · Similar authors
Chrysanthemum
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 36,153 ratings — published 1991 — 22 editions
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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 19,438 ratings — published 1996 — 28 editions
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Kitten's First Full Moon
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 14,327 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Owen
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 11,770 ratings — published 1993 — 20 editions
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Wemberly Worried
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 11,339 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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Olive's Ocean
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 9,617 ratings — published 2003 — 24 editions
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Julius, the Baby of the World
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 4,497 ratings — published 1990 — 31 editions
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The Year of Billy Miller
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 4,818 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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Chester's Way
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 3,753 ratings — published 1988 — 22 editions
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Little White Rabbit
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 2,622 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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More books by Kevin Henkes…
A Weekend with Wendell Sheila Rae, the Brave Chester's Way Julius, the Baby of the World Chrysanthemum Owen Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
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4.230097077255143 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 95,903 ratings

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“Today was a difficult day. Tomorrow will be better”
Kevin Henkes, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

“Today was a difficult day.
Tomorrow will be better.'
-Mr. Slinger”
Kevin Henkes, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

“(His) sadness grew; it became a rock inside him, pulling him down. He carried the sadness everywhere, morning, noon, and night. It hurt to breathe. ”
Kevin Henkes, Bird Lake Moon

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