Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Title: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse
Author and Illustrator: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: Scholastic (2004)
ISBN: 9780439662314
Series: Lilly’s Big Day (1); Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (2); Lilly’s Chocolate Heart (3)
Lilly loves school and her teacher, and her purple plastic purse. When her teacher, Mr Slinger, confiscates the purse she plans her revenge. “She thought and she thought and she thought a bit longer. And then she drew a picture of Mr Slinger [as] BIG FAT MEAN MR. STEALING TEACHER!” She soon feels remorse for her actions and sets out to make amends with her teacher, he is understanding and tells her “tomorrow will be better.

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