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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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse is one of Kevin Henke's most well known books of his mouse series. Lilly loves school, and especially her teacher, Mr. Slinger. Lilly loves everything about school and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mchapp1 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the story “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse” by Kevin Henkes because of the descriptive language, and colorful images. Throughout the story Henkes uses descriptions to highlight how much Lilly ... Read full review

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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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