During the month of August, we will be learning about an author named Kevin Henkes. Mr. Henkes has written many books including Chrysanthemum, Lilly's Purple Plastickevin.jpg Purse, and A Weekend With Wendell. Here are some interesting facts about this month's author:

  • Kevin Henkes lives in Wisconsin with his family.
  • He has two children, a boy and a girl.
  • He became an author when he was 19 years old.
  • He flew from his home in Wisconsin to New York to get his book published.
  • His first book was called All Alone and it was written in 1981.