Kevin Henkes is the author of Junonia, Sun & Spoon, Bird Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers Little White Rabbit, My Garden, Old Bear, A Good Day, and Kitten's First Full Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including the Penny books for beginning readers, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Owen, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.
Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Just right for my 6 year old daughter. She has asked for more books from this set.Published 2 months ago by Mom and Teacher
I have a granddaughter who is an early reader. I also love the author Kevin Henkes, so some exposure to her of his books.Published 15 months ago by Deborah J. Morrison
The Penny books are very sweet! Perfect for my 1st graders. Good messages & fun to read. I love Kevin Henkes!Published 17 months ago by natalie ricci
Penny is such a cute character. I love that students can follow her through a series of simple chapter books.Published on March 2, 2013 by Abby
WE love Kevin Henkes. The story fit in well with a gift we gave our granddaughter, so it was an easy choice.Published on February 4, 2013 by Robert B. Miller