Kevin Henkes

About Kevin Henkes

Birth Day: November 27, 1960
Birth Place: Racine, WI
Birth Sign: Sagittarius

Kevin Henkes Net Worth

Kevin Henkes was bornon November 27, 1960 in Racine, WI. Children's author who wrote and illustrated the Newbery Medal-finalist book, Olive's Ocean. He also received the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his 2004 work, Kitten's First Full Moon.
Kevin Henkes is a member of Children's Author

💰 Net worth: 16 Million

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About

Children's author who wrote and illustrated the Newbery Medal-finalist book, Olive's Ocean. He also received the prestigious Caldecott Medal for his 2004 work, Kitten's First Full Moon.

Before Fame

He wrote his first children's book, All Alone, at the age of twenty-one. In the next three decades, he wrote more than thirty other popular children's titles, including Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and Chrysanthemum.

Trivia

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Family Life

He grew up in Wisconsin with four siblings. He and his Artist wife, Laura Dronzek, later became parents to two children (Ruby and Max).

Associated With

He and Louis Sachar were both nominated for the prestigious Newbery Medal.