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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
For the first time, all nine of Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s bestselling, award-winning mouse picture books will be published together in a jacketed hardcover treasury. Lilly, Chrysanthemum, Owen, Wemberly, Sheila Rae, Julius, Chester, Wendell—all the beloved characters together in one lavish volume featuring brand-new jacket artwork, an introduction, family reading tips, and an afterword by the author.
Kevin Henkes’s classic mouse picture books have been perennially popular with families and in classrooms for more than thirty years. Now teachers, parents, and children alike can find their favorite characters in one deluxe volume.Kevin Henkes has painted brand-new original artwork for the jacket and written an afterword about his beloved mice. With an introduction by a noted expert and family reading tips written by a literacy expert, this treasury is an essential addition to every bookshelf. The heart and humor of Kevin Henkes’s acclaimed characters have made these books enduring favorites for a generation. Lilly and Friends is gift to cherish for fans both new and old! The treasury includes: A Weekend with Wendell; Sheila Rae, the Brave; Chester’s Way; Julius, the Baby of the World; Chrysanthemum; Owen; Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse; Wemberly Worried; and Lilly’s Big Day.
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