Category: Kevin Henkes

BIRDS by Kevin Henke

Laura Dronzek again illustrates Kevin Henke’s picture book BIRDS. Greenwillow Press published it in 2009. Henke’s illustrations are usually soft and pastel—almost like chalk paintings. Dronzek’s illustrations for this book are deep and rich, even if the colors are pastel. I know NOTHING about… Continue Reading “BIRDS by Kevin Henke”

Picture Book Review A GOOD DAY by Kevin Henkes

A book review by Jean Matthew Hall of a Kevin Henkes picture book. A GOOD DAY was written by Kevin Henkes and published by Greenwillow Books in 2007. Again Henkes takes a simple, ordinary event and turns it into something delightful for young children.… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review A GOOD DAY by Kevin Henkes”

KEVIN HENKES Children’s Author Extraordinaire

  For the next few weeks I want to discuss picture books by Kevin Henkes. I believe he is one contemporary children’s authors who has set the pace for the modern picture book: very few words; character driven; serious themes, but light-hearted. I admire… Continue Reading “KEVIN HENKES Children’s Author Extraordinaire”

Picture Book Review LITTLE WHITE RABBIT by Kevin Henkes

A review by Jean Matthew Hall of another children’s picture book by Kevin Henkes  Kevin Henkes’ Little White Rabbit was published in 2011 by Greenwillow Books, AND, it was dedicated to them. That speaks much about this relationship between author and publisher. Little White… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review LITTLE WHITE RABBIT by Kevin Henkes”

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