Penny and Her Doll by Kevin Henkes

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Synopsis

When Penny receives a surprise box in the mail from Gram, she is thrilled. The surprise is a doll, and she is absolutely perfect, from her head to her toes. Penny loves her immediately. She introduces her new doll to Mama and to the babies and to Papa. But then Papa asks what the doll's name is, and Penny realizes that she doesn't know.

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About Kevin Henkes

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Kevin Henkes is the creator of award-winning books for children and young readers. Many of them star his mouse characters, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. His most recent books are Little White Rabbit, Junonia, and the first two books in this series, Penny and Her Song and Penny and Her Doll. Kevin Henkes lives in Madison, Wisconsin. You can visit him online at www.KevinHenkes.com.
 
Published February 19, 2013 by Greenwillow Books. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Following Penny and Her Song (2012), Henkes delivers an even stronger slice of anthropomorphic mouse life for beginning readers.

Aug 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Penny and Her Doll

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Penny the mouse, who eagerly awaited the opportunity to sing for her busy family in Penny and Her Song, is delighted to receive a doll from her grandmother (“I love her already,” Penny tells her mothe

Aug 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Penny and Her Doll

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City Book Review

She couldn’t think of a name for it, and so she thought and thought, but she still couldn’t think of a name for it.

Sep 11 2012 | Read Full Review of Penny and Her Doll

Common Sense Media

As she's leaving, Mrs. Goodwin comes out an, to Penny's surprise, asks, "Oh, Penny, don't you want that pretty blue marble?"

Feb 19 2013 | Read Full Review of Penny and Her Doll

Common Sense Media

Penny is smelling roses in the family garden as her mother weeds when the mailman delivers a big box that contains a beautiful doll from Penny's Gram, all dressed in pink.

Aug 21 2012 | Read Full Review of Penny and Her Doll

Shelf Awareness

In this edition of Kids' Maximum Shelf--the monthly Shelf Awareness feature that focuses on an upcoming title that we love and believe will be a great handselling opportunity for booksellers everywhere--we present Penny and Her Song by Kevin Henkes, which goes on sale on February 28, 2012.

Jan 31 2012 | Read Full Review of Penny and Her Doll

The Horn Book

Gram sends mouse Penny a doll: “The doll had pink cheeks.

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