A Good Day Board Book (Board book)

By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, 9780061857782, 28pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2010

List Price: 7.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

What can turn a bad day into a good day?

You decide.



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



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



Praise For A Good Day Board Book

“An almost perfect picture book .…It must be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius.”
— New York Times Book Review

“Deeply satisfying. …Henkes’s illustrations…speak volumes through simple details, managing to express pure joy in just the arched shape of an eye or the angle of an ear. … A Good Day is the rare example of near-perfection in a picture book.”
— Horn Book (starred review)

“A masterpiece, an almost perfect picture book.… It should be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius.”
— New York Times Book Review

“This begs to be read again and again.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

“A deceptively simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of young children.”
— Booklist (starred review)

“A glorious celebration of the simple joys of childhood.”
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of children.”
— Booklist (starred review)

“A fine choice for the lap set.”
— School Library Journal (starred review)

“There is real resonance in this tale, rooted mostly in the suggestion that bad days can turn into good days on a dime.… This begs to be read again and again.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Sublimely simple.”
— Washington Post Book World

“The rare example of near-perfection in a picture book.”
— Horn Book (starred review)