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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Wonderful story. Gives children the perspective on why teachers have to do somethings to maintain order in the classroom. Lilly is a delightful character. 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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