Penny and Her Song

by Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes

On Sale: 02/28/2012

Penny and Her Song

by Kevin Henkes

illustrated by Kevin Henkes

On Sale: 02/28/2012

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About the Book

Meet Penny, the sweet and curious mouse, in Caldecott Medalist and bestselling author Kevin Henkes’s instant classic story for young readers, perfect for fans Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum.

When Penny comes home from school, she is ready to sing her song. But the babies are sleeping, and Mama and Papa are worried that Penny will wake them up. Oh, but it is a good song, a really wonderful song . . . and Penny wants more than anything to sing it. Will it ever be the right time to sing it?

Penny and Her Song is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Kevin Henkes is a master at creating beautifully illustrated books that resonate with young children. The Penny books are new classics for beginning readers and will appeal to fans of Frog and Toad, Little Bear, and Henry and Mudge.

Don't miss Penny's newest adventures in Penny and Her Sled, coming this fall!

Educator and Librarian Resources

Critical Praise

“A quiet gem.” - School Library Journal (starred review)

“Imagination grows and spreads from the fertile pages of this book to the minds of young readers…A must for every library.” - School Library Journal (starred review)

“This intimate exploration of a child’s burgeoning imagination hits every note right…Just plain perfect.” - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062081957
  • ISBN 10: 0062081950
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 02/28/2012
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:15.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Beginner
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.

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