When Penny receives a surprise box in the mail from Gram, she is thrilled. The surprise is a doll, and she is absolutely perfect, from her head to her toes. Penny loves her immediately. She introduces her new doll to Mama and to the babies and to Papa. But then Papa asks what the doll's name is, and Penny realizes that she doesn't know.
What do you think will happen?
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)