Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes audiobook

Penny and Her Marble

By Kevin Henkes
Read by Cynthia Nixon

Greenwillow Books

The Penny the Mouse Series

0.17 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780062195494

Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s award-winning Penny returns in the third easy-to-read story about a sweet and curious mouse, perfect for fans Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum. When Penny spots a marble in Mrs. Goodwin's front yard, she picks it up, puts it in her pocket, and takes it home. It's a beautiful marble—it's big, shiny, blue, smooth, and fast, and Penny loves it. But does the marble really belong to Penny? Penny and Her Marble was named a 2014 Geisel Honor book by the American Library Association. This annual award, given to the most distinguished books for beginning readers, is named for the world-renowned children's author Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. Kevin Henkes is a master at creating 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.

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Summary

Summary

Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s award-winning Penny returns in the third easy-to-read story about a sweet and curious mouse, perfect for fans Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Chrysanthemum.

When Penny spots a marble in Mrs. Goodwin's front yard, she picks it up, puts it in her pocket, and takes it home. It's a beautiful marble—it's big, shiny, blue, smooth, and fast, and Penny loves it. But does the marble really belong to Penny? Penny and Her Marble was named a 2014 Geisel Honor book by the American Library Association. This annual award, given to the most distinguished books for beginning readers, is named for the world-renowned children's author Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss.

Kevin Henkes is a master at creating 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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Henkes ups the emotional stakes in his third book starring Penny.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Henkes continues to plumb the emotional world of childhood as few author/illustrators can.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“The text…is perfect for new readers.”  Booklist (starred review)
“Respect for the beginning reader’s emerging skills beautifully matches Henkes’ respect for Penny.” Horn Book (starred review)
“Perfect for beginning readers. A treasure.”  School Library Journal (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Kevin Henkes

Author Bio: Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages, including Lilly’s Purple Plastic PurseChrysanthemum, and Wemberly Worried. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon, a Caldecott Honor for Owen, and a Newbery Honor for Olive’s Ocean. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.17
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English