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Kitten's First Full Moon

Kitten's First Full Moon

by Kevin Henkes Illustrated by Kevin Henkes

From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for the very youngest. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no... and yes. What a night!

A short text, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the true star of this classic picture book: A brave young kitten who sets out into the world on a quest that leaves her bruised, bewildered, and hungry, but that ultimately leads her back home, where something special is waiting just for her.

Winner of the Caldecott Medal.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.7
Lexile Measure
360L
DRA
12
Guided Reading
G
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Book Type
Predictable Book
Number of Pages
18
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Kevin Henkes Kevin Henkes has written and illustrated more than 15 picture books that have won him a devoted audience as well as considerable critical acclaim. Owen was named a Caldecott Honor Book, one of many awards and citations Henkes has received.
Kevin Henkes Kevin Henkes has written and illustrated more than 15 picture books that have won him a devoted audience as well as considerable critical acclaim. Owen was named a Caldecott Honor Book, one of many awards and citations Henkes has received.

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