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 and illustrator of close to fifty critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books, beginning readers, and novels. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon in 2005. Kevin Henkes is also the creator of a number of picture books featuring his mouse characters, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Lilly's Big Day and Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. His most recent mouse character, Penny, was introduced in Penny and Her Song (2012); her story continued in Penny and Her Doll and Penny and Her Marble (a Geisel Honor Book). Bruce Handy, in a New York Times Book Review piece about A Good Day, wrote, "It should be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius." Kevin Henkes received two Newbery Honors for novels—one for his newest novel for young readers, The Year of Billy Miller, and the other for Olive's Ocean. Also among his fiction for older readers are the novels Junonia, Bird Lake Moon, The Birthday Room, and Sun & Spoon. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of close to fifty critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books, beginning readers, and novels. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon in 2005. Kevin Henkes is also the creator of a number of picture books featuring his mouse characters, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Lilly's Big Day and Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. His most recent mouse character, Penny, was introduced in Penny and Her Song (2012); her story continued in Penny and Her Doll and Penny and Her Marble (a Geisel Honor Book). Bruce Handy, in a New York Times Book Review piece about A Good Day, wrote, "It should be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius." Kevin Henkes received two Newbery Honors for novels—one for his newest novel for young readers, The Year of Billy Miller, and the other for Olive's Ocean. Also among his fiction for older readers are the novels Junonia, Bird Lake Moon, The Birthday Room, and Sun & Spoon. He 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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