Books written by Kevin Henkes

In the Middle of Fall

Greenwillow Books | September 5, 2017 | 40 pages
Everything is yellow, red, orange. Everything is chilly, frisky, gusty. Everything is changing, turning. It’s the middle of Fall. Can you see it? Can you taste it? Can you smell it? Can you imagine it?  More Info

Birds Board Book

Greenwillow Books | February 7, 2017 | 32 pages
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Greenwillow Books | January 3, 2017 | 40 pages
Four eggs. One big surprise! Crack…Crack…Crack  More Info


Tuttle Publishing | December 30, 2008 | 32 pages
She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't... More Info

When Spring Comes

Greenwillow Books | February 9, 2016 | 40 pages
The award-winning, bestselling husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek collaborate for the first time since their acclaimed picture book Birds. Before spring comes, the trees are dark sticks, the grass is brown, and the ground is covered in snow. But if you wait, leaves unfurl and... More Info

Kitten's First Full Moon Board Book

Greenwillow Books | September 1, 2015 | 34 pages
Somebody loves Kitten, and you will, too! Winner of the Caldecott Medal A New York Times Best Illustrated Book Winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award  More Info


Greenwillow Books | September 1, 2015 | 32 pages
What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig—all toys arranged on a child's windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes. Five friends sit happily on a... More Info

The Year of Billy Miller

Greenwillow Books | September 17, 2013 | 240 pages
Award-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, and elementary school. The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona... More Info

Penny and Her Song

Greenwillow Books | February 28, 2012 | 32 pages
Penny comes home from school eager to share her very own song, but must wait until the time is right to teach it to her parents and the babies.  More Info