For the first time, all nine of Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes’s bestselling, award-winning mouse picture books are available together in a jacketed hardcover treasury! Lilly, Chrysanthemum, Owen, Wemberly, Sheila Rae, Julius, Chester, and Wendell — all the beloved characters and stories in one lavish volume featuring brand-new jacket artwork, fun family reading tips, story activities to do at home, and an afterword by the author.
Henke's classic mouse picture books have been perennially popular with families and in classrooms for more than thirty years. Full of relatable situations, sweet characters, and reassuring lessons, these books are perfect as read-alouds or as first books for newly independent readers. This collection includes A Weekend with Wendell; Sheila Rae, the Brave; Chester’s Way; Julius, the Baby of the World; Chrysanthemum; Owen; Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse; Wemberly Worried; and Lilly’s Big Day.