Kitten's First Full Moon
  • Published:
    Mar-2004
  • Formats:
    Print / Audio
  • Main Genre:
    General Fiction
  • Pages:
    40
  • Age Level:
    02-05
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Handpicked by Amazon kids' books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box " a children's subscription that inspires a love of reading.

The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.

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 reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. 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 brief text, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the star of this classic picture book -- brave, sweet and lucky Kitten! "Henkes's text, reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown's work in the elemental words, rhythms, and appealing sounds, tells a warm, humorous story that's beautifully extended in his shimmering, gray-toned artwork." -- ALA Booklist

Winner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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EDITIONS
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    •  
    • Mar-2004
    • Greenwillow
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0060588284
    • ISBN13: 9780060588281
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    • Mar-2004
    • Greenwillow
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0060588292
    • ISBN13: 9780060588298
    • Library Binding
    •  
    • Apr-2006
    • HarperCollins
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0060872233
    • ISBN13: 9780060872236
    •  
    • Oct-2006
    • Simon & Schuster
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1416911081
    • ISBN13: 9781416911081
    •  
    • Sep-2015
    • Greenwillow
    • Board Book
    • ISBN: 006241710X
    • ISBN13: 9780062417107



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