Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Elephant & Piggie


I'M A FROG by Mo Willems
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Children aren't likely to need the instruction, but the validation may be helpful to counter imagination-repressing parents or older sibs. (Early reader. 4-8)"
Piggie teaches her pachyderm pal to pretend. Considering that this is their 20th outing, Elephant seems a little slow on the uptake, but he sees the light eventually. Read full book review >
A BIG GUY TOOK MY BALL! by Mo Willems
Released: May 21, 2013

"Nineteen books and five Geisel medals or honors along, Elephant and Piggie are still delivering funny, emotionally perceptive stories for just-emerging readers. As the big guy says: "BIG FUN!" (Early reader. 5-8)"
Gerald the elephant and Piggie return with another playground psychodrama, this one with a twist. Read full book review >
LET'S GO FOR A DRIVE! by Mo Willems
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Typically elegant and entirely satisfying. Which describes the book as well. (Early reader. 4-8)"
When Gerald the elephant and Piggie decide to go for a drive, they find that all the planning in the world can't replace one crucial ingredient. Read full book review >
HAPPY PIG DAY! by Mo Willems
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

The latest entry in this popular series for beginning readers features a new holiday: It's Happy Pig Day, and Gerald the elephant is feeling left out. Read full book review >