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Kitten's First Full Moon - by Kevin Henkes

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  • This nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom.
  • Caldecott Medal 2005 1st Winner, Book Sense Book of the Year Award (Children's Illustrated) 2005 3rd Winner
  • 4-8 Years
  • 10.1" x 10.2" Hardcover
  • 40 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Humorous Stories

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About the Book



From one of the most beloved picture book creators of today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure. Kitten sees her first full moon, but she thinks it's a bowl of milk and tries to get at it.



Book Synopsis



This nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.

From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no . . . and yes. What a night!

A brief text, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the star of this classic picture book--brave, sweet and lucky Kitten! "Henkes's text, reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown's work in the elemental words, rhythms, and appealing sounds, tells a warm, humorous story that's beautifully extended in his shimmering, gray-toned artwork."--ALA Booklist

Indefatigable Kitten is a role model for all ages--taking chances, picking herself up when she fails, trying out new strategies to get what she wants, and figuring out when enough is enough.

Winner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award.



From the Back Cover



What a night!
The moon is full.
Kitten is hungry
and inquisitive
and brave
and fast
and persistent
and unlucky . . .
then lucky!
What a night!

Dimensions (Overall): 10.1 Inches (H) x 10.2 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Kevin Henkes
Language: English
Street Date: March 2, 2004
TCIN: 11469705
UPC: 9780060588281
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-4245
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 10.2 inches width x 10.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.05 pounds
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