Penny and Her Doll

By Henkes, Kevin

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ISBN
978-0-06208-199-5 978-0-06208-200-8
Publisher
Greenwillow


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2012  |  Fiction

PreS-Gr 1–The engaging mouse introduced in Penny and Her Song (HarperCollins, 2011) is back. This time she and her mother are working in the garden when the mailman arrives with a package. Penny’s grandmother has sent her a doll.  She loves it and shows it to her siblings and her father. However, she is stumped because she cannot think o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Starred Review on September 1, 2012

Naming things, whether children, pets, or toys, is serious business, and in this follow-up to Penny and Her Song (rev. 3/12) Henkes doesn’t take that task lightly. Gram sends mouse Penny a doll: "The doll had pink cheeks. The doll had a pink bow. The doll had a pink dress with big buttons." But what to name her? As Penny spends three brief and accessible chapters wondering what to call this most lovely doll, Henkes gently guides re...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Gram sends mouse Penny (<i>Penny and Her Song</i>) a doll, and Penny spends three brief and accessible chapters on the serious ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on October 1, 2012

When readers open Penny and Her Doll, a pastel garden greets them; butterflies flutter in the background and serene clouds float by. The artwork is cheery, calm, and bright, welcoming children (especially those who love pink!) with open arms. The early-reader format features simple vocabulary and sentence structure, as well as a clean, uncluttered layo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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