Owen

Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes

“Fuzzy goes where I go.”

Owen’s fuzzy yellow blanket is his favorite possession. Everywhere Owen goes, his blanket goes with him. Upstairs, downstairs, in-between. Inside, outside, upside down. Everywhere! Owen’s parents are in despair—soon Owen will begin school, and he can’t take Fuzzy with him then. Whatever can be done?

Everyone who’s ever had a favorite blanket will know exactly how Owen feels!

A Caldecott Honor book.

Reviews

“Most children have a beloved possession that adults expect them to give up, and Owen is sure to become their champion.”—School Library Journal (starred review)

“A great addition to Kevin Henkes’s many endearing characters.”—The Horn Book (starred review)

“Owen is everychild.”—Booklist (starred review)

Awards

Caldecott Honor Book
ALA Notable Children’s Book
Boston Globe-Horn Book
Honor Book
Booklist
Editors’ Choice
Horn Book
Fanfare
School Library Journal
Best Book
New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
NCTE Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Language Arts
American Booksellers Association “Pick of the Lists”
Reading Rainbow Feature Book

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