And you thought Chrysanthemum was hard!

If you’ve ever read Kevin Henkes’ book Chrysanthemum, then you know about the importance of names.

The power and pride that comes with names is part of what motivated TeachingBooks to create a collection of brief recordings of author and illustrators saying their names.  We call it the Author Name Pronunciation Guide.

Author/illustrator Kevin Henkes himself has a name that sometimes gets mangled in its pronunciation.

And now–thanks to his generous cooperation and the power of technology–you can listen to Kevin Henkes pronounce his own name!

photo of blog article's author Posted by Carin Bringelson, MLS, Information Manager

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