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She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum.
Chrysanthemum loved her name—until she started school.
A terrific read-aloud for the classroom and libraries!
Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of many books for children of all agesamong them are Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Wemberly Worried. He was awarded the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon, a Caldecott Honor for Owen, and a Newbery Honor for Olive's Ocean. He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.