Chrysanthemum Big Book
ISBN: 0061119741
EAN13: 9780061119743
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Chrysanthemum Big Book

Book Overview
Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse , Owen , and Kitten's First Full Moon , Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round. This big book edition is perfect for sharing at the library or in a classroom. Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect--until her first day of school. You're named after a flower teases Victoria. Let's smell her, says Jo. Chrysanthemum wilts. What will it take to make her blossom again? This popular picture book has sold more than a million copies and was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association. Perfectly executed in words and illustration, Chrysanthemum exemplifies Henkes's talent for creating true picture stories for young audiences.-- The Horn Book
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum loved her name--until she started school. A terrific read-aloud for the classroom and libraries!