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Henkes, Kevin

Overview
Works: 234 works in 1,265 publications in 10 languages and 115,240 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Pictorial works  Board books  Drama  Film adaptations  Humorous stories  Software 
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 )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 5,772 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( Book )
67 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 5,023 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 )
59 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,731 libraries worldwide
Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later
Owen by Kevin Henkes( Book )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,332 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 )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 4,067 libraries worldwide
On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer
Birds by Kevin Henkes( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 3,783 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 )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,694 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
Bird Lake moon by Kevin Henkes( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,662 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
Lilly's big day by Kevin Henkes( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,453 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
My garden by Kevin Henkes( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,291 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
Chester's way by Kevin Henkes( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,065 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
Julius, the baby of the world by Kevin Henkes( Book )
37 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,022 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
A good day by Kevin Henkes( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,861 libraries worldwide
A bird, a fox, a dog, and a squirrel overcome minor setbacks to have a very good day
Old Bear by Kevin Henkes( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,842 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
Sheila Rae, the brave by Kevin Henkes( Book )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,761 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
Jessica by Kevin Henkes( Book )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,605 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
The year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,422 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
Words of stone by Kevin Henkes( Book )
42 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,364 libraries worldwide
Busy trying to deal with his many fears and his troubled feelings for his dead mother, ten-year-old Blaze has his life changed when he meets the boisterous and irresistible Joselle
Sun & Spoon by Kevin Henkes( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,227 libraries worldwide
After the death of his grandmother, ten-year-old Spoon tries to find the perfect artifact to preserve his memories of her
Little white rabbit by Kevin Henkes( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,137 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-
הנקס, קווין
הנקס, קווין. ארב, אירית
הנקס, קוין
הנקס, קוין 1960-
הנקס, קוין. ארב, אירית
ヘンクス, ケヴィン
ヘンクス, ケビン
Languages
English (390)
Spanish (75)
French (37)
Chinese (19)
Japanese (17)
German (11)
Hebrew (4)
Catalan (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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