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ISBN#9780060588298
BIB ID#879085
Call# J Henkes

Kitten's first full moon

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Author
Publisher
[New York] : Greenwillow Books, ©2004.
Subjects
Description
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Summary
Art techniques used: Black and white and a range of grey tones. Soft paintings and drawings in gouache and colored pencil. When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.

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The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.

From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no . . . and yes. What a night!

A brief text, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the star of this classic picture book--brave, sweet and lucky Kitten! "Henkes's text, reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown's work in the elemental words, rhythms, and appealing sounds, tells a warm, humorous story that's beautifully extended in his shimmering, gray-toned artwork."--ALA Booklist

Winner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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Absolutely adorable. Kevin Henkes' book is very creative. It's an interesting idea of how a kitten might view the moon. Highly recommended for babies and young children.