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Archive of posts tagged Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Sexy Movie Stars Reading Picture Books: The Greenwillow Edition

We’re not going to admit how many times we’ve visited Book Riot‘s post “Love You Forever: 5 of Hollywood’s Sexiest Men Read to You from Children’s Classics.” Let’s just say it was more than once and leave it at that. So we couldn’t help but be inspired . . . and put together a selection […]

Filling Lilly’s Cowboy Boots

One day, about a year after I began working at Greenwillow, Virginia asked me, “Do you want to be Lilly?” Well, who doesn’t want to be Lilly? Fabulous cape, pointy crown, those red boots! And let’s not forget the purple plastic purse. Wearing the Lilly costume is something of a rite of passage for Greenwillowites—at […]

We ♥ Mr. Slinger

As most devotees of Greenwillow know, Kevin Henkes is the creator of many beloved picture books featuring well-known mice characters. There’s Owen, Julius, Wemberly, Chester, Chrysanthemum, and Wendell, and of course, the indefatigable Lilly. Yes, they’re delightful characters, each and every one, most with their own books. However, whenever I bring home a new Henkes picture […]