A Good Day

By Henkes, Kevin

Publishers Summary:
A bird, a fox, a dog, and a squirrel overcome minor setbacks to have a very good day.

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ISBN
978-0-06114-018-1 978-0-06114-019-8
Publisher
Greenwillow


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2007

PreS-Gr 1 Employing the thick lines and uncluttered illustrations reminiscent of his work in "Kitten's First Full Moon" (Greenwillow, 2004), Henkes tells the story of four creatures who start out having a bad day. A bird loses his favorite feather, a dog gets her leash tangled in a fence, a fox loses his mother, and a squirrel drops her nut. But then, the squirrel finds an even bigger nut, the fox is reunited with his mother, the dog frees her l...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2007

After last year's new outing for Lilly (Lilly's Big Day, rev. 3/06), with its many small panels and complex layers of emotion, Henkes returns to the style of his Caldecott-winning Kitten's First Full Moon (rev. 5/04) for a picture book of graceful simplicity. At the beginning, each of four animals is having a bad day: "Little yellow bird lost his favorite tail feather. Little white dog got her leash all tangled up in the fence. Little orange fox couldn't find his mother. And little brown squirrel dropped her ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on January 1, 2007

Each of four animals is having a bad day. With a remarkable economy of words, Henkes creates a deeply satisfying...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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