PRAISE FOR THE ELEPHANT & PIGGIE SERIES:
* “Accessible, appealing, and full of authentic emotions about what makes friendships tick, these titles will put a up to date shine on easy reader collections.”―Booklist (starred review)
* “These masterful mini-dramas will delight and amuse easy-reader and picture-book audiences, alike.”―School Library Journal (starred review)
* “These books will easily take their place alongside Seuss and Eastman as classics at first-reader genre.”―The Bulletin (starred review)
About the Author
Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com), a number one New York Times best-selling creator and illustrator, has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions (for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Wrong Identity). Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! used to be also an inaugural inductee into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. And his celebrated Elephant & Piggie early-reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Able to Play Out of doors?) in addition to three Honors (for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!, and Let’s Go for a Drive!). Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and City Dog, Country Frog, illustrated by Jon J Muth. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts.
Gerald is careful. Piggie isn’t.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.Gerald worries in order that Piggie does not have to.Gerald and Piggie are best friends.In My New Friend Is So Fun!, Piggie has found a new friend! But is Gerald Able to share?