A Good Day

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Harper Collins, Feb 27, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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It started out as a bad day for little yellow bird, little white dog, little orange fox, and little brown squirrel. Until . . .

A discovery, and love, and luck and persistence, and a different point of view changed all that. What can turn a bad day into a good day? You decide.


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The illustrations are warm and fun. - LibraryThing
The pictures are great, too! - LibraryThing
His art work is so colorful. - LibraryThing
The illustrations are its strength. - LibraryThing
A surprisingly sweet ending. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - tzarate - LibraryThing

A Good Day talks about the story of four different animals who at the beginning of the book are having a bad day for one reason or another but then it all turns around for them and they have a really good day. Teaches children that even if you are having a bad day, it can always get better. Read full review

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User Review  - Aprils - Goodreads

I loved the two pages with the rainbow stripes. I also loved the happy ending. Read full review

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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