Kevin Henkes

Tuesday, October 2, 6PM

photo credit: Michelle CorporaWe're brimming with excitement! One of our all-time favorite authors and illustrators, Kevin Henkes, is coming to Wild Rumpus, and you're invited! Kevin will read his new book, A Parade of Elephants, answer question, and sign books.

 

About the Author:

Kevin Henkes has been praised both as a writer and as an illustrator. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors—one for Olive’s Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller—and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include Egg, Old Bear, A Good Day, Chrysanthemum, and the beloved Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin. www.kevinhenkes.com


 

Date: 
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 - 6:00pm
Books: 
A Parade of Elephants Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062668271
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 25th, 2018

New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes follows five joyful elephants as they march from dawn to dusk. Where are they going? Read and find out!

This engaging picture book is just right for the youngest reader and is a perfect choice for story time and bedtime sharing.

Up and down, over and under, through and around . . . five big and brightly colored elephants are on a mission in this picture book for young children by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes. Where are they going? What will they do when they get there? It’s a surprise!

With a text shimmering with repetition and rhythm, bright pastel illustrations, large and readable type, and an adorable parade of elephants, Kevin Henkes introduces basic concepts such as numbers, shapes, adjectives, adverbs, and daytime and nighttime. A Parade of Elephants is an excellent choice for story time as well as bedtime sharing.


Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse 20th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062424198
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 1st, 2016

Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060294519
Availability: Backordered
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 7th, 2001

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780688096991
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 16th, 1991

Kitten's First Full Moon Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060588281
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - March 2nd, 2004

A Good Day Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061140181
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 27th, 2007

Event Address: 
2720 West 43rd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55410
United States