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    DescriptionChrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect, until her first day of school. "You're named after a flower!" teases Victoria. "Let's smell her, " says Jo. Chrysanthemum wilts. What will it take to make her blossom again?

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kevin Henkes, Illustrated by Kevin Henkes
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9780688096991
    ISBN 10: 0688096999

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    BIC subject category V2: YXS
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    BIC subject category V2: YFS
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FRIEND
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    BISAC V2.8: JUV039140
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12300
    BISAC V2.8: JUV035000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/SELFES
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: X01012000, X05080514
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV039060, JUV019000, JUV039090
    LC classification: PZ7.H389 CJ 1991
    Thema V1.0: YFB, YFM, YXHB, YFS
    Greenwillow Books
    Imprint name
    Greenwillow Books
    Publication date
    16 September 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "Perfectly executed in words and illustration, "Chrysanthemum" exemplifies Henkes's talent for creating true picture stories for young audiences ..."-"The Horn Book" (starred review)
    Back cover copy
    She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed....