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Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes is an award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon ; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen ; two Newbery Honors--one for Olive's Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller --and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble . His other books include Egg, Old Bear, A Good Day, Chrysanthemum , and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse . Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison,...See more