Chrysanthemum Big Book

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Harper Collins, Oct 2, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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!


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A cute story for teaching kids about diversity, the uniqueness in all of us and most importantly, acceptance.

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Chrysanthemum is a delightful tale of a little mouse with a big name little children will squeal in delight


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About the author (2007)

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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