Lilly's Big Day Kevin Henkes

Lilly's Big Day

Author: Kevin Henkes
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Book Title
Lilly's Big Day
Author
Kevin Henkes
ISBN
9780060742362
In this companion to Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, readers will discover a funny, poignant tale about facing life's disappointments and celebrating happy surprises.Lilly's favorite teacher, Mr. Slinger, is getting married, and Lilly is going to be his flower girl Well, Lilly, thinks she is going to be his flower girl. It turns out that Mr. Slinger's niece Ginger is the official flower girl. But Lilly rises to the occasion as only Lilly can, turning heartbreak into wedding cake (a delicious three-tiered frosted Swiss cheese, no less), and disappointment into friendship A #1 New York Times bestseller by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.This award-winning and beautifully illustrated picture book about friendship, perseverance, loyalty, love, weddings, and family is the companion to the bestselling classic Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Kevin HenkesPublisher: Greenwillow BooksPublished: 03/28/2006ISBN: 9780060742362Pages: 40Weight: 0.75lbsSize: 10.20h x 8.74w x 0.38dAward: Georgia Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - NomineeAward: Young Hoosier Book Award - NomineeAward: Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) - WinnerAward: Keystone to Reading Book Award - NomineeAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - NomineeAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - NomineeAward: Buckaroo Book Award - NomineeAward: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - NomineeReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/20/2006 pg. 155Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2006 pg. 171Booklist 03/01/2006 pg. 90Kirkus Review - Children 03/15/2006 pg. 292School Library Journal 04/01/2006 pg. 108Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2006 pg. 304 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In StyleBooklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2007 pg. 15SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2006 pg. 39New Yorker (The) 10/19/2009 pg. 86Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 106026 / Lilly's Big DayReading Level: 3.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

In this companion to Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, readers will discover a funny, poignant tale about facing life's disappointments and celebrating happy surprises.

Lilly's favorite teacher, Mr. Slinger, is getting married, and Lilly is going to be his flower girl Well, Lilly, thinks she is going to be his flower girl. It turns out that Mr. Slinger's niece Ginger is the official flower girl. But Lilly rises to the occasion as only Lilly can, turning heartbreak into wedding cake (a delicious three-tiered frosted Swiss cheese, no less), and disappointment into friendship A #1 New York Times bestseller by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.

This award-winning and beautifully illustrated picture book about friendship, perseverance, loyalty, love, weddings, and family is the companion to the bestselling classic Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 03/28/2006
ISBN: 9780060742362
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 10.20h x 8.74w x 0.38d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) - Winner
Award: Keystone to Reading Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/20/2006 pg. 155
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2006 pg. 171
Booklist 03/01/2006 pg. 90
Kirkus Review - Children 03/15/2006 pg. 292
School Library Journal 04/01/2006 pg. 108
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2006 pg. 304 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2007 pg. 15
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2006 pg. 39
New Yorker (The) 10/19/2009 pg. 86

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 106026 / Lilly's Big Day
Reading Level: 3.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

In this companion to Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, readers will discover a funny, poignant tale about facing life's disappointments and celebrating happy surprises.

Lilly's favorite teacher, Mr. Slinger, is getting married, and Lilly is going to be his flower girl Well, Lilly, thinks she is going to be his flower girl. It turns out that Mr. Slinger's niece Ginger is the official flower girl. But Lilly rises to the occasion as only Lilly can, turning heartbreak into wedding cake (a delicious three-tiered frosted Swiss cheese, no less), and disappointment into friendship A #1 New York Times bestseller by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.

This award-winning and beautifully illustrated picture book about friendship, perseverance, loyalty, love, weddings, and family is the companion to the bestselling classic Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 03/28/2006
ISBN: 9780060742362
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 10.20h x 8.74w x 0.38d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) - Winner
Award: Keystone to Reading Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/20/2006 pg. 155
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2006 pg. 171
Booklist 03/01/2006 pg. 90
Kirkus Review - Children 03/15/2006 pg. 292
School Library Journal 04/01/2006 pg. 108
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2006 pg. 304 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/2007 pg. 15
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2006 pg. 39
New Yorker (The) 10/19/2009 pg. 86

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 106026 / Lilly's Big Day
Reading Level: 3.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5