Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

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HarperCollins, Aug 19, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Lilly loves everything about school, especially her cool teacher, Mr. Slinger. But when Lilly brings her purple plastic purse and its treasures to school and can't wait until sharing time, Mr. Slinger confiscates her prized possessions. Lilly's fury leads to revenge and then to remorse and she sets out to make amends.

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Review: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (Mouse Books)

User Review  - Jennifer Parrish - Goodreads

I LOVED this story book! Kevin Henkes does a phenomenal job discretely teaching a lesson to children by hiding it underneath the spunk and liveliness of the main character, Lilly. The plot follows a ... Read full review

Review: Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (Mouse Books)

User Review  - Emily Nunez-Eddy - Goodreads

Lilly loved school, and she especially loved her teacher Mr. Slinger. She draws pictures of him, stays after school, and raises her hand as much as possible. After Lilly brings a purple plastic purse ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages—among them are Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, 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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