Lilly's Big Day by Kevin HenkesLilly's Big Day by Kevin Henkes

Lilly's Big Day

byKevin Henkes

Paperback | April 22, 2014

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Lilly, the star of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse; Julius, the Baby of the World; and Chester's Way, rises to the occasion as only Lilly can, turning heartbreak into wedding cake (a delicious three-tiered frosted Swiss cheese, no less), and disappointment into friendship. This is the paperback edition of the acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.

What is the single most thrilling thing that could happen to Lilly in her whole entire life? Her favorite teacher, Mr. Slinger, is getting married, and Lilly is going to be his flower girl! Well, Lilly, thinks she is going to be his flower girl. It turns out that Mr. Slinger's niece Ginger is the official flower girl. But Lilly wasn't called "the Scarlett O'Hara of the elementary school set" without reason. This award-winning and beautifully illustrated picture book about friendship, perseverance, loyalty, love, weddings, and family is the companion to the bestselling classic, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.

Kevin Henkes is the author ofJunonia,Sun & Spoon,Bird Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor BooksThe Year of Billy MillerandOlive's Ocean. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellersLittle White Rabbit,My Garden,Old Bear,A Good Day, andKitten's First Full Moon, for which he was awarde...
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Title:Lilly's Big DayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.88 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:April 22, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062313584

ISBN - 13:9780062313584

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“Caldecott Award winner Kevin Henkes once again demonstrates perfect pitch for the emotional lives of the very young. Lilly, of course, understands the true truth: the flower girl is more important than the bride.”