Kevin Henkes is the author of Sun & Spoon, Bird
Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor Book Olive's Ocean.
He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many
titles are the national bestsellers My Garden, Old
Bear, A Good Day, and Kitten's First Full
Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes
is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters,
including Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Lilly's Big
Day, Wemberly Worried, Chrysanthemum, and
Owen, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.
Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.