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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

by Kevin Henkes

Hardcover, 32 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $17.99 |

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Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.

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In Kevin Henkes' new picture book, all of the figurines on the windowsill are waiting for something. "It's really about the concept of waiting," he says. HarperCollins Children's Books hide caption

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Some Kids' Books Are Worth The Wait: 'They Do Take Time,' Says Kevin Henkes

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