Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes, creator of the beloved mice Chrysanthemum, Lilly, and Wendell, was born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1960. He grew up with a strong interest in drawing and love of reading. At just nineteen years of age, Henkes' portfolio took the interest of Greenwillow Books publishing company in New York City, and saw his first work, All Alone, published in 1981. He loves to experiment, not just with his art but also with words, evident in his wide range of works. Henkes is the author of  Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Weekend with Wendell, Kitten's First Full Moon, and novels such as Words of Stone and Protecting Marie. He is married with two children, and works from his own art studio.
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Bonjour, Babar!
by Jean De Brunhoff
from Random House
Animal Fantasy for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Chester's Way
by Kevin Henkes
from Greenwillow Books
for Preschool-3rd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$5.94
Chrysanthemum
by Kevin Henkes
from William Morrow & Company
Animal Fantasy for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$6.79
Chrysanthemum
by Kevin Henkes
from William Morrow & Company
Animal Fantasy for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$7.64
Kitten's First Full Moon
by Kevin Henkes
First Edition from Greenwillow Books
for Kindergarten-1st grade
2005 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$15.29
Kitten's First Full Moon
by Kevin Henkes
from Scholastic Press
for Preschool-1st grade
2005 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$7.65 (1 in stock)
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
by Kevin Henkes
1st edition from Greenwillow Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Olive's Ocean
by Kevin Henkes
Reprint from Greenwillow Books
for 7th-9th grade
in Realistic Fiction (Location: FIC-REA)
$6.79
Owen
by Kevin Henkes
1st edition from Greenwillow Books
for Preschool-1st grade
1994 Caldecott Honor Book
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Sheila Rae, the Brave
by Kevin Henkes
from Greenwillow Books
for Preschool-3rd Grade
in Clearance: Picture Books (Location: ZCLE-PIC)
Waiting
by Kevin Henkes
from Greenwillow Books
2016 Caldecott Honor Book
Weekend with Wendel
by Kevin Henkes
from Weekly Reader
for 1st-4th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$3.40 (1 in stock)
Year of Billy Miller
by Kevin Henkes
from Greenwillow Books
2014 Newbery Honor Book
$7.99