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  - EmilyDrennan - LibraryThing

A Good Day was published in 2007 and it follows a group of woodland creatures that are having a bad day but then everything turns around. The little yellow bird, little white dog, little brown ... Read full review

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User Review  - Antoinette Evans - Goodreads

Readers of Kevin Henkes's A Good Day are encouraged to read independently through his large text and bold illustrations. Readers will enjoy the message that perspective can change everything, and turn ... Read full review

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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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