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 Old Bear Board Book…
“Classically and timelessly simple…another winner for very young children.” -Horn Book (starred review)
“Old Bear will enrapture young listeners for years to come.” -School Library Journal (starred review)
“Kindergartens and preschool classes studying the seasons will no doubt embrace this book.” -New York Times Book Review
“Elemental words and graceful pacing make this a perfect read-aloud for preschoolers.” -Booklist (starred review)