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Lilly's Big Dayby Kevin Henkes
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Jasper likes to be neat. Each morningand#160;he tidies his nest and puts on his cap and bow tie. Joop likes to be messy! Each morningand#160;he rumples his nest and musses his feathers. Despite their differences, Jasper and Joop are twoand#160;very good friends--birds of a feather!and#160;But what will happen when one friend getsand#160;into trouble withand#160;some busyand#160;bees?
and#160;and#160; Another pair of darling goslings makeand#160;their debut in this story, with Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s perfectly pitched storytelling and illustrations that GossieandFriends fans have come to cherish.
What is the single most thrilling thing that could happen to Lilly in her whole entire life? Her teacher, Mr. Slinger, is getting married. And Lilly is going to be the flower gir. Did Mr. Slinger ask her, and doesn't he have a niece? Well, no, he didn't, and yes, he does. A niece named Ginger. "Oh, dear."
Meetand#160;Jasper and Joop,and#160;the newest additions to Olivier Dunrea's gaggle of adorable goslings!
The Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator of "Kitten's First Full Moon" brings back his beloved character from "Lilly's Chocolate Heart" to star in a brand-new picture book in which Lilly prepares to be the flower girl at her teacher's wedding. Full color.
Mr. Slinger has big news.
He's getting married.
Lilly has big plans.
She's going to be the flower girl.
(Lilly has always wanted to be a flower girl.
Even more than a surgeon or a diva or a hairdresser.)
But what's the biggest,
the most perfect thing of all?
You're invited to the wedding — so start reading!
About the Author
Kevin Henkes was awarded the 2005 Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon. He is the creator of several picture books featuring his mouse characters, including Lilly's Big Day, the #1 New York Times Bestseller Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Mr. Henkes also writes for older children. His novels include the Newbery Honor Book Olive's Ocean, The Birthday Room, and Sun & Spoon. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.
Kevin Henkes vive en Madison, Wisconsin. La primera luna llena de Gatita es su trigesimocuarto libro para niños; todos fueron publicados por Greenwillow Books. Sus novelas incluyen el libro de Honor Newbery Olive's Ocean. Entre sus libros ilustrados se cuentan el éxito de librería No. 1 del New York Times Wemberly Worried, el libro de Honor Caldecott Owen, y el apreciado Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.
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