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Henkes, Kevin

Works: 215 works in 1,282 publications in 15 languages and 117,620 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Board books  Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Braille books 
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 )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,003 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 )
71 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,038 libraries worldwide
"Crisantemo pensaba que su nombre era perfecto ... [Entonces, ¿p]or qué cambió de opinión cuando comenzó la escuela? ..."--Page [4] of Spanish book cover
Lilly's purple plastic purse by Kevin Henkes( Book )
71 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,895 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 )
64 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,439 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 2015 in 11 languages and held by 4,148 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 )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,825 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 )
39 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,762 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 )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,530 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 )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,517 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
Julius, the baby of the world by Kevin Henkes( Book )
57 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,493 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 3,317 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 )
40 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,106 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 )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,047 libraries worldwide
The close friendship of Chester and Wilson, two mice who do everything together, is threatened when Lilly moves into the neighborhood
Old Bear by Kevin Henkes( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,862 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 )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,822 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 )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,572 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 )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,524 libraries worldwide
Ruthie does everything with her imaginary friend Jessica; then, on her first day at kindergarten, she meets a real new friend with the same name
Penny and her marble by Kevin Henkes( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,296 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 2,227 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
Words of stone by Kevin Henkes( Book )
42 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,223 libraries worldwide
Den ti-årige Blaze er bange og optaget af sine bekymrede følelser for sin døde mor. Hans liv ændres brat, da han møder den støjende og uimodståelige Joselle
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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 (376)
Spanish (114)
French (60)
Chinese (32)
Japanese (21)
German (16)
Hebrew (7)
Italian (5)
Korean (4)
Catalan (3)
Croatian (2)
Dutch (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Burmese (1)
Arabic (1)
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