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Henkes, Kevin

Works: 238 works in 1,406 publications in 15 languages and 120,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Board books  Pictorial works  Braille books  Children's audiobooks  Drama 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.H389, E
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Publications about Kevin Henkes
Publications by Kevin Henkes
Most widely held works by Kevin Henkes
Kitten's first full moon by Kevin Henkes( Book )
41 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,131 libraries worldwide
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes( Sound Recording )
76 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,072 libraries worldwide
Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it
Lilly's purple plastic purse by Kevin Henkes( Book )
80 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,949 libraries worldwide
Billedbog. Musen Lilly kan godt lide at gå i skole, og hun kan især godt lide læreren. Men alt bliver anderledes, da hun får besked på at vente med at vise sin nye lilla plasticpung frem
Owen by Kevin Henkes( Book )
71 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,489 libraries worldwide
Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy
Olive's ocean by Kevin Henkes( Book )
43 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,091 libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
Birds by Kevin Henkes( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,885 libraries worldwide
Fascinated by the colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of the many different birds she sees through her window, a little girl is happy to discover that she and they have something in common
Wemberly worried by Kevin Henkes( Book )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,786 libraries worldwide
A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school
Lilly's big day by Kevin Henkes( Book )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,552 libraries worldwide
When her teacher announces that he is getting married, Lilly the mouse sets her heart on being the flower girl at his wedding
Bird Lake moon by Kevin Henkes( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,494 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Mitch and his mother are spending the summer with his grandparents at Bird Lake after his parents separate, and ten-year-old Spencer and his family have returned to the lake where Spencer's little brother drowned long ago, and as the boys become friends and spend time together, each of them begins to heal
Julius, the baby of the world by Kevin Henkes( Book )
57 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,492 libraries worldwide
Lilly is convinced that the arrival of her new baby brother is the worst thing that has happened in their house, until Cousin Garland comes to visit
My garden by Kevin Henkes( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,330 libraries worldwide
After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls
Sheila Rae, the brave by Kevin Henkes( Book )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,168 libraries worldwide
When brave Sheila Rae, who usually looks out for her sister Louise, becomes lost and scared one day, Louise comes to the rescue
Chester's way by Kevin Henkes( Book )
36 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,055 libraries worldwide
Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good
Old Bear by Kevin Henkes( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,875 libraries worldwide
When Old Bear falls asleep for the winter, he has a dream that he is a cub again, enjoying each of the four seasons
A good day by Kevin Henkes( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,874 libraries worldwide
A bird, a fox, a dog, and a squirrel overcome minor setbacks to have a very good day
The year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes( Book )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,652 libraries worldwide
Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons
Jessica by Kevin Henkes( Book )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,510 libraries worldwide
Ruthie does everything with her imaginary friend Jessica; and then on her first day at kindergarten, she meets a real new friend with the same name
Waiting by Kevin Henkes( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,501 libraries worldwide
Five animal toys wait for marvelous things to happen
Penny and her marble by Kevin Henkes( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,344 libraries worldwide
Penny feels guilty after taking a beautiful blue marble that she sees in Mrs. Goodwin's grass, but gets a pleasant surprise when she goes to return it the next day
Little white rabbit by Kevin Henkes( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
As he hops along a little rabbit wonders what it would be like to be green as grass, tall as fir trees, hard as rocks, and flutter like butterflies
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Alternative Names
Henkes, Kevin 1960-
Henkusu, Kebin 1960-
Kevin Henkes Amerikaans schrijver
Kevin Henkes écrivain et illustrateur américain
Кевин Хенкс
הנקס, קווין
הנקס, קווין. ארב, אירית
הנקס, קוין
הנקס, קוין 1960-
הנקס, קוין. ארב, אירית
헹크스, 케빈 1960-
ヘンクス, ケヴィン
ヘンクス, ケビン
English (392)
Spanish (111)
French (59)
Chinese (42)
Japanese (20)
Hebrew (6)
Korean (5)
German (4)
Croatian (2)
Italian (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Burmese (1)
Catalan (1)
Arabic (1)
Dutch (1)
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