Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes (Paperback)
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes is a perfect story about a small mouse who loves her name until the first day of school. The other kids make fun of her name for being too long and for being named after a flower. Her school days quickly go from perfect to perfectly dreadful. With the help of a teacher with an equally fascinating name, Chrysanthemum's days soon go back to being perfect! This book is ideal for teachers, students, and parents!
This is an ideal book to help children appreciate the love behind names of all kinds.
About the Author / Illlustrator
Kevin Henkes is an author-illustrator of numerous picture books. Growing up he loved to read books and imagine who the writers were. He wrote and illustrated his first picture book when he was 19 years old. "The words come first" he says about his numerous picture books, then the pictures. He is well known for his mouse line of stories which include, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum, to name a few.p>
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