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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse (1996)

by Kevin Henkes

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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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Lilly loves all sorts of things. She loves school, she loves dressing up, she even grows to love her stinky baby brother, Julius. In fact, Lilly loves everything! But when Lilly brings her purple plastic purse to school and can't wait until sharing time to show off the purse and her movie star sunglasses, her teacher, Mr. Slinger, has to take away her prized possessions.

Lilly's fury leads her to draw a mean picture of her favorite teacher. It isn’t until Mr. Slinger gives her belongings back to her with a kind note and snacks that Lilly realizes she owes Mr. Slinger an apology.
  BLTSbraille | Oct 19, 2021 |
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  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
Wow. That's just about all you can say when it comes to this Henkes classic. Lilly is so wonderfully relatable. Her enthusiasm for school, her love of her teacher, her inability to leave her new plastic purse alone, her sending herself to the uncooperative chair when everything goes sideways. One of my favorite Kevin Henkes stories, and certainly one children everywhere can relate to. ( )
  EOde | Jul 26, 2020 |
Lilly loved going to school until another love of hers got her in trouble! This story is a great way to teach lessons about remorse and forgiveness. The illustrations are great and the language used in this story is amazing! Would recommend this book! ( )
  Anderson22 | Feb 20, 2020 |
This is the cutest book ever, my students loved it. It was a random one that they had at the library that one of the students picked up for the week. It is a great addition to my wish list. ( )
  emailyhope | Nov 21, 2019 |
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