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: 4.13 · 228,863 ratings · 17,179 reviews · 82 distinct worksSimilar authors
Chrysanthemum

4.32 avg rating — 52,002 ratings — published 1991 — 30 editions
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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

4.19 avg rating — 29,319 ratings — published 1996 — 37 editions
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Kitten's First Full Moon

4.09 avg rating — 22,997 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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Owen

4.25 avg rating — 17,370 ratings — published 1993 — 23 editions
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Wemberly Worried

4.23 avg rating — 17,264 ratings — published 2000 — 22 editions
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Olive's Ocean

3.78 avg rating — 12,942 ratings — published 2001 — 28 editions
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Julius, the Baby of the World

4.28 avg rating — 6,908 ratings — published 1990 — 33 editions
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The Year of Billy Miller

3.77 avg rating — 8,117 ratings — published 2013 — 16 editions
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Chester's Way

4.22 avg rating — 5,490 ratings — published 1988 — 27 editions
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Waiting

4.03 avg rating — 5,112 ratings — published 2015 — 11 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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“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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