A Good Day Board Book  -     By: Kevin Henkes
    Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes
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A Good Day Board Book

Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes
HarperFestival / 2010 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 28
Vendor: HarperFestival
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 6.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0061857785
ISBN-13: 9780061857782
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Ages: 4-8

Publisher's Description

What can turn a bad day into a good day?

You decide.

Author Bio

Kevin Henkes is the author of Junonia, Sun & Spoon, Bird Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers Little White Rabbit, My Garden, Old Bear, A Good Day, and Kitten's First Full Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including the Penny books for beginning readers, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Owen, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Kevin Henkes is the author of Junonia, Sun & Spoon, Bird Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers Little White Rabbit, My Garden, Old Bear, A Good Day, and Kitten's First Full Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including the Penny books for beginning readers, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Owen, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Editorial Reviews

“An almost perfect picture book .…It must be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius.”
“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.”
“The rare example of near-perfection in a picture book.”
“A masterpiece, an almost perfect picture book.… It should be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius.”
“This begs to be read again and again.”
“A deceptively simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of young children.”
“A glorious celebration of the simple joys of childhood.”
“A simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of children.”
“A fine choice for the lap set.”
“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.”
“Sublimely simple.”

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