Kitten's First Full Moon

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Harper Collins, Mar 2, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
756 Reviews

What a night!
The moon is full.
Kitten is hungry
and inquisitive
and brave
and fast
and persistent
and unlucky . . .
then lucky!
What a night!


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Adorable pictures and a happy ending. - Goodreads
The pictures in the book are very bland. - Goodreads
This is a sweet book with sweet illustrations. - Goodreads
Easy to read and understand for younger children. - Goodreads
Sweet story, and love Kevin Henkes' illustrations. - Goodreads
I felt the illustrations were lacking as well. - Goodreads

Review: Kitten's First Full Moon

User Review  - Stephanie Huntsman - Goodreads

Kitten is determined to get what she thinks is a bowl of milk, when in reality, it is just a full moon. She spends her night doing everything she can to try and get the bowl of milk, from stretching ... Read full review

Review: Kitten's First Full Moon

User Review  - Jasmine Tucker - Goodreads

This black-and-white picture book is such a cute tale for children. This book is about a kitten who was sitting on her front porch and saw her very first moon in the sky. Sadly, she mistaken it for a ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

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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