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  - Rachel Harwood - Goodreads

In the book Lilly loves school and her teacher Mr. Slinger until Mr. Slinger takes away her well loved purple purse because she does not wait until it is time for show and tell. Lilly interrupts the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

Lily LOVES school and her teacher. When she tries to show off her new purple, plastic purse at school though, she comes to HATE her teacher. He wouldn't let her show-off her purse and he actually ooh ... 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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