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Lilly's purple plastic purse by Kevin Henkes

Lilly's purple plastic purse (original 1996; edition 1996)

by Kevin Henkes

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Title:Lilly's purple plastic purse
Authors:Kevin Henkes
Info:New York : Greenwillow Books, c1996.
Collections:Your library
Tags:easy, education, learning experience, teachers

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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes (1996)

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This is a great book about rules and I think that it would be perfect in the classroom to go over these rules through this book because it would be more entertaining and engaging for students. The literary devices are also a big part of this book. ( )
  Oliviacap | Nov 21, 2016 |
lilly loves school and her new teacher but when her new teacher disciplines lilly, she decides to draw a mean note about him. and when she went home she looked into her pursue and find a nice note from her teacher. she runs home and writes him an apology.
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  TUCC | Nov 11, 2016 |
"Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse" is a great picture book that talks about how important it is to follow classroom rules and to respect the teacher. Lilly really liked her teacher Mr. Slinger very much. She drew pictures of him, wrote stories about him, and wrote him letters. One day though, Lilly went to school with a purple purse that played music, shiny sunglasses, and three quarters. She kept showing everyone her things causing the class to be distracted while Mr. Slinger was teaching. Mr. Slinger eventually took them away from her, which caused Lilly to be mad at him and write him a very mean letter. Even though he read the mean letter, he still showed Lilly that everything was okay, which caused Lilly to regret writing it. She formally apologized to him and felt much better from doing so. This book shows how important it is to follow classroom rules to keep a lesson going smoothly and to also know that just because a teacher is enforcing a rule, that it doesn't mean they're against the student. Overall, I really liked this book. I would read this with my students during a lesson on Kevin Henkes' books and during a lesson about following classroom rules. ( )
  goreyes | Oct 24, 2016 |
Lilly loves everything about school, especially her cool teacher, Mr. Slinger. But when Lilly brings her purple plastic purse and its treasures to school and can't wait until sharing time, Mr. Slinger confiscates her prized possessions. Lilly's fury leads to revenge and then to remorse.
  Jennifer LeGault | Oct 17, 2016 |
Lilly loves school and he teacher, Mr. Slinger. He was an awesome teacher; he wore a different colored tie every day and even provided the best snacks. Lilly liked her teach so much that she pretended to be him at home. At school, she would go to the Lightbulb Lab in the back of her classroom to draw pictures and stories about him. One day, Lilly brought a purple purse that played music when opened, sunglasses, and three quarters to school. She could not contain her excitement at school to show the whole class. However, she did it at the wrong time and Mr. Slinger took them from her for the entire day. Lilly got so mad and frustrated that she went to the Lightbulb Lab and drew a mean picture of her teacher. When she got her belongings back, there was a note inside that read, "Today was a difficult day. Tomorrow will be better." Lilly felt so awful about what she had done that she wrote a nice story about him and even got her parents to make some tasty snacks for her class. When she returned to school, she did have a better day. Lilly learns to do the right thing and apologizes to her teacher. ( )
  Sierra.Coupel | Oct 13, 2016 |
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The irrepressible mouse heroine of Chester's Way and Julius, the Baby of the World returns for another true-to-life and very funny episode. Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, Mr. Slinger--until he takes away her musical purse because she can't stop playing with it in class. Lilly decides to get revenge with a nasty drawing of "Big Fat Mean Mr. Stealing Teacher!" but when she finds the kind note he put in her purse, she's filled with remorse and has to find a way to make things right again. Children will sympathize with Lilly's impulsive mistake and laugh uproariously at the witty and expressive pictures of the very human mice. In a starred review, Publisher's Weekly called this book "sympathetic and wise." (Ages 4 to 8)

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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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