Penny and Her Doll (Hardcover)
Fall '12 Kids List
“While Penny is in the garden smelling flowers, the mailman delivers a new doll from Gram. What should Penny name her? She tries names that she knows and names based on what she is wearing, but nothing seems right. Perhaps the answer is right under her nose!”
— Lisa Fabiano, Wellesley Books, Wellesley, MA
When Penny receives asurprise box in the mailfrom Gram, she is thrilled.The surprise is a doll,and she is absolutely perfect,from her head to her toes.Penny loves her immediately.She introduces her new dollto Mama and to the babiesand to Papa. But then Papaasks what the doll's name is,and Penny realizes thatshe doesn't know.
What do you thinkwill happen?
“Henkes continues to give children reasons to want to read, long after the satisfaction of learning how to has passed.”
“A doll of a beginning reader.”
“The dynamics are spot-on.”
“As supremely satisfying as a Henkes picture book, this beginning reader belongs in collections everywhere.”
Praise for Little White Rabbit: “Kevin Henkes has a rare ability to see through the eyes of children of all ages.”