Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes

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May 14th, 2024: Finding Things

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Kevin Henkes Stats: The highest rated book by Kevin Henkes on Book Notification is Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, the 7th novel in the Mouse Books series. The second-highest rated book is Chrysanthemum (Mouse Books #5).

The most read book by Kevin Henkes on Book Notification is Kitten's First Full Moon, a Picture Book novel. The second most read book is Olive's Ocean, a Children's Book novel.

Below is a complete list of Kevin Henkes books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Mouse Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
A Weekend with Wendell
1986
2
Sheila Rae, the Brave
1987
3
Chester's Way
1988
4
Julius, the Baby of the World
1990
5
10
Chrysanthemum
1991
6
Owen
1993
7
10
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
1996
8
Wemberly Worried
2000
9
Sheila Rae's Peppermint Stick
2001
10
Owen's Marshmallow Chick
2002
11
Wemberly's Ice-Cream Star
2003
12
Julius's Candy Corn
2003
13
Lilly's Chocolate Heart
2003
14
Lilly's Big Day
2006
15
Lilly's Big Day and Other Stories
2006
16
Owen and Other Stories
2007
17
Penny and Her Sled
2019

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Margaret & Taylor
1983
2
Return to Sender
1984
3
Two Under Par
1987
4
The Zebra Wall
1988
5
Words of Stone
1992
6
Protecting Marie
1995
7
Sun & Spoon
1997
8
The Birthday Room
1999
9
8
Olive's Ocean
2001
10
Bird Lake Moon
2008
11
Junonia
2011
12
The Year of Billy Miller
2013
13
Sweeping Up the Heart
2019
14
Billy Miller Makes a Wish
2021
15
Oh, Sal
2022
16
Finding Things (With: Laura Dronzek)
Finding Things (With: Laura Dronzek)
2024

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
All Alone
1981
2
Clean Enough
1982
3
Bailey Goes Camping
1985
4
Grandpa and Bo
1986
5
Once Around the Block (With: Victoria Chess)
Once Around the Block (With: Victoria Chess)
1987
6
Jessica
1989
7
Shhhh
1989
8
The Biggest Boy
1995
9
Good-bye, Curtis
1995
10
Circle Dogs
1998
11
Oh!
1999
12
8
Kitten's First Full Moon
2004
13
So Happy!
2005
14
A Good Day
2007
15
6
Old Bear
2008
16
Birds
2009
17
8
My Garden
2010
18
6
Little White Rabbit
2011
19
6
Waiting
2015
20
When Spring Comes
2016
21
Egg
2017
22
In the Middle of Fall
2017
23
A Parade of Elephants
2018
24
Winter Is Here
2018
25
Summer Song
2020
26
Sun Flower Lion
2020
27
A House
2021
28
Little Houses
2022
29
The World and Everything in It
2023
30
Kindergarten ABC Book
2023

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of I Can Read: Level 1 Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Danny and the Dinosaur (By: Syd Hoff)
1958
2
Who Will Be My Friends? (By: Syd Hoff)
1960
3
Thunderhoof (By: Syd Hoff)
1971
4
Santa's Moose (By: Syd Hoff)
1979
5
Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur! (By: Syd Hoff)
1995
6
Go to Camp (By: Syd Hoff)
1996
7
Mommy May I Hug the Fish (By: Crystal Bowman)
Mommy May I Hug the Fish (By: Crystal Bowman)
2000
8
Ruby Bakes a Cake (By: Susan Hill)
Ruby Bakes a Cake (By: Susan Hill)
2004
9
Ruby's Perfect Day (By: Susan Hill)
Ruby's Perfect Day (By: Susan Hill)
2006
10
Pip Squeak (By: Jane Manning, Sarah Weeks)
Pip Squeak (By: Jane Manning, Sarah Weeks)
2007
11
The Littlest Leaguer (By: Syd Hoff)
2008
12
Otter and Owl and the Big Ah-choo! (By: Crystal Bowman)
2008
13
Otter and Owl Set Sail (By: Crystal Bowman)
Otter and Owl Set Sail (By: Crystal Bowman)
2008
14
Otter and Owl Say I'm Sorry (By: Crystal Bowman)
Otter and Owl Say I'm Sorry (By: Crystal Bowman)
2008
15
Otter and Owl's Helpful Hike (By: Crystal Bowman)
Otter and Owl's Helpful Hike (By: Crystal Bowman)
2008
16
Little David Sings for the King (By: Crystal Bowman)
Little David Sings for the King (By: Crystal Bowman)
2010
17
Little David and His Best Friend (By: Crystal Bowman)
2010
18
Little David's Brave Day (By: Crystal Bowman)
Little David's Brave Day (By: Crystal Bowman)
2010
19
Little David's Big Heart (By: Crystal Bowman)
Little David's Big Heart (By: Crystal Bowman)
2010
20
What Do I See? (By: Crystal Bowman)
What Do I See? (By: Crystal Bowman)
2010
21
Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand (By: Crystal Bowman)
Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand (By: Crystal Bowman)
2011
22
Jesus Raises Lazarus (By: Crystal Bowman)
Jesus Raises Lazarus (By: Crystal Bowman)
2011
23
The Prodigal Son (By: Crystal Bowman)
The Prodigal Son (By: Crystal Bowman)
2011
24
Joshua Crosses the Jordan River (By: Crystal Bowman)
Joshua Crosses the Jordan River (By: Crystal Bowman)
2011
25
Penny and Her Song
2012
26
Zacchaeus Meets Jesus (By: Crystal Bowman)
Zacchaeus Meets Jesus (By: Crystal Bowman)
2012
27
Elijah and King Ahab (By: Crystal Bowman)
Elijah and King Ahab (By: Crystal Bowman)
2012
28
Fancy Day in Room 1-A (By: Jane O'Connor)
2012
29
Penny and Her Doll
2012
30
Too Many Tutus (By: Jane O'Connor)
2012
31
8
Penny and Her Marble
2013
32
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish (By: Jane O'Connor)
2014
33
10
Sammy the Seal (By: Syd Hoff)
2017
34
School Days (By: Syd Hoff)
2017
35
The Sand Castle Contest (By: Syd Hoff)
2018
36
The Big Sneeze (By: Syd Hoff)
2018
37
Mind Their Manners (By: Syd Hoff)
2019
38
In the Big City (By: Syd Hoff)
2019
39
Ride a Bike (By: Syd Hoff)
2020
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Kevin Henkes: Biography

Kevin Henkes is the author of the Kevin Henkes Picture Books series which currently consists of 30 novels. The Kevin Henkes Picture Books series started in 1981 with the novel All Alone. The most recently released novel in the Kevin Henkes Picture Books series was Kindergarten ABC Book which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming novels for the Kevin Henkes Picture Books series.

Kevin Henkes has also written the Mouse Books series which has 17 books including A Weekend with Wendell and Sheila Rae, the Brave.

Kevin Henkes: Awards & Accolades

Henkes' books have won multiple awards, Olive's Ocean won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 2004. The Year of Billy Miller won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 2014.

Kevin Henkes books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Olive's Ocean was nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Young Adult Literature, in 2003. Little White Rabbit was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2011. Waiting was nominated for the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2015.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Kevin Henkes are:

  1. Kristin Hannah, author of the novel: The Nightingale.
  2. Michelle Magorian, author of the Michelle Magorian Children's Books.
  3. Sara Gruen, author of the novel: Water for Elephants.
  4. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  5. Charles Dickens, author of the novel: A Tale of Two Cities.

Kevin Henkes: F.A.Q

What book awards has Kevin Henkes won?

Olive's Ocean: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (2004).
The Year of Billy Miller: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (2014).

What was the first book Kevin Henkes wrote?

The first novel written by Kevin Henkes was All Alone, published in 1981.

What was the most recent book Kevin Henkes wrote?

Their most recently released work was Finding Things (a short story) on May 14th, 2024.

Will there be any more books by Kevin Henkes?

Kevin Henkes does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Kevin Henkes written?

Kevin Henkes has written 67 books. 17 books in the Mouse Books Series, 16 books in the Children's Books, 30 books in the Picture Books, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books, 3 books in the I Can Read: Level 1 Series.

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