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Caldecott Winning Author KEVIN HENKES
Sat, April 1, 2017, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
Kevin Henkes is the Author & Illustrator of many beautiful picture books including Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, Caldedcott Honor, Owen and Caldecott Winner, Kitten's First Full Moon. We are thrilled to host Mr. Henkes with is 50th BOOK, Egg!
Join us for a presentation and books signing to begin promptly at 11am on April 1st.
Important NOTE: During the signing, Egg MUST be purchased in order to get one other book signed by the author (limit of 2 books per person may be signed and one of them must be Egg). This is a publisher requirement. Thank you!
Here is what the critics say about Egg...
“Full-page spreads [depict] surprise, wonder, and newfound companionship. …Another stunner from Henkes, who is able to evoke so much with few words and such seemingly simple illustrations. Gorgeous and thought-provoking.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“With characteristic understatement, Henkes explores tenderness, acceptance, friendship, and love in this deceptively simple story. …Henkes’s illustrations provide depth and a meaningful sense of the passage of time. ..The open-ended conclusion invites readers to continue the story themselves.”—Booklist
“Subtly emphasizes the anything-is-possible potential of storytelling.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)