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Chrysanthemum (Paperback) (Kevin Henkes)

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Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round.

Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect—until her first day of school. "You're named after a flower!" teases Victoria. "Let's smell her," says Jo. Chrysanthemum wilts. What will it take to make her blossom again?

This popular picture book has sold more than a million copies and was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association. "Perfectly executed in words and illustration, Chrysanthemum exemplifies Henkes's talent for creating true picture stories for young audiences."—The Horn Book

Supports the Common Core State Standards

She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed....

Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Mice + Hamsters + Guinea Pigs + etc., School + Education, Humorous Stories
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Kevin Henkes
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 1996
TCIN: 11818643
UPC: 9780688147327
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-9783
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Awesome kid bbok

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5 out of 5 stars
shelly 2 years ago
Excellent author. A 1st grade book that is excellent to teach kindness and respect towards other children.
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