In the second book in the Penny series by Caldecott Medalist Henkes, Penny receives a surprise package in the mail from her grandma. It's a doll! Penny loves her doll, and she sets out to find a name for her. Original.
About the Author
Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of many books for children of all agesamong them are Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Wemberly Worried. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon, a Caldecott Honor for Owen, and a Newbery Honor for Olive's Ocean. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Praise for Penny and Her Doll…
“Henkes continues to give children reasons to want to read, long after the satisfaction of learning how to has passed.” -Horn Book (starred review)
“A doll of a beginning reader.” -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“The dynamics are spot-on.” -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“As supremely satisfying as a Henkes picture book, this beginning reader belongs in collections everywhere.” -School Library Journal (starred review)
Praise for Little White Rabbit:“Kevin Henkes has a rare ability to see through the eyes of children of all ages.” -Horn Book (starred review)