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Kevin Henkes

American children's illustrator and writer

1960   -  

genre: youth and children's literature
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Wisconsin–Madison
occupation: writer, illustrator, novelist, children's writer
award received: Caldecott Medal

Kevin Henkes (born November 27, 1960) is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. As an illustrator he won the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon (2004). Two of his books were Newbery Medal Honor Books, Olive's Ocean in 2004 and The Year of Billy Miller in 2014. His picture book Waiting was named both a 2016 Caldecott Honor Book and a Geisel Honor Book. It was only the second time any author has won that combination of awards.
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works

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Kitten's First Full Moon

book by Kevin Henkes

author: Kevin Henkes
illustrator: Kevin Henkes

2004

Chrysanthemum

American children's picture book, 1991

author: Kevin Henkes
illustrator: Kevin Henkes

1991

The Year of Billy Miller

book by Kevin Henkes

author: Kevin Henkes
illustrator: Kevin Henkes

2013

Olive's Ocean

2003 children's book

author: Kevin Henkes

2003

Sheila Rae, the Brave

book by Kevin Henkes

author: Kevin Henkes

1987

Circle Dogs

book by Kevin Henkes

author: Kevin Henkes
illustrator: Dan Yaccarino

1998

The Zebra Wall

author: Kevin Henkes

Chrysanthemum

author: Kevin Henkes

Wemberly Worried

author: Kevin Henkes

Lilly's purple plastic purse

author: Kevin Henkes

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