Kitten's First Full Moon

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Harper Collins, Mar 2, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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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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User Review  - aehunter - LibraryThing

A Kitten sees its first full moon, but is it really a bowl of milk? We follow this kitten as it tries to find out, by licking, climbing and jumping for it. In the end she returns home sad, only to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kelsly93 - LibraryThing

This book can help the students see to never give up. You may not get what you want in the end but keep trying. Also, this could be used as a mentor text for writers workshop if the student has had a pet. Read full review

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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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