Search Results: "Mo Willems"


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WELCOME by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 2017

"Welcome yourself, little book. (Picture book. 0-3)"
Make way for a new baby-shower hit. Read full book review >

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THE THANK YOU BOOK by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Thank you, Gerald and Piggie. We'll miss you. (Early reader. 5-8)"
Piggie is "one lucky pig," and she's determined to make sure she thanks "everyone who is important to" her in this, the final Elephant & Piggie book. Read full book review >

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I WILL TAKE A NAP! by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"As naps go, this is about as strenuous—and as funny—as it gets. (Early reader. 3-9)"
Poor Gerald the elephant—all he wants is to take a nap. Read full book review >

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MY NEW FRIEND IS SO FUN! by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2014

"Everything that readers have come to love about the Elephant & Piggie books is present—masterful pacing, easy-to-follow, color-coded speech bubbles, hilarious body language—except an emotionally satisfying ending. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Can Gerald and Piggie's friendship withstand the friendly overtures of Brian Bat? Read full book review >

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NANETTE'S BAGUETTE by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 25, 2016

"Laugh-out-loud fun for all. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hilarious complications ensue when Nanette's mom gives her the responsibility of buying the family baguette. Read full book review >

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CAT THE CAT, WHO IS THAT? by Mo Willems
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2010

"Move over Pigeon, Piggie and Gerald, there's a new cat in town, and she's most welcome. (Picture book/early reader. 2-7)"
Mo is back, and Cat the Cat has arrived. Read full book review >

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I WILL SURPRISE MY FRIEND! by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 3, 2008

"These two offerings will ensure that Elephant and Piggie's legions of fans will continue to double over with laughter even as they engage in the hard work of learning to read. (Early reader. 3-9)"
Emergent readers (and their grown-ups) will celebrate the publication of the fifth and sixth volumes of the Elephant & Piggie series, stories of friendship and good intentions told entirely through easy-to-read speech bubbles. Read full book review >

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TIME TO PEE! by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

"Those kids move from doubt to magnificent relief to pride in a happily encouraging progression, making this offering number one in the potty department. (Picture book. 2-4)"
That most basic of functions, subject of countless earnest tomes, at last receives a treatment whose instructional value is equaled by its entertainment value. Read full book review >

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WAITING IS NOT EASY! by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"A lesson that never grows old, enacted with verve by two favorite friends. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Gerald the elephant learns a truth familiar to every preschooler—heck, every human: "Waiting is not easy!" Read full book review >

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THE DUCKLING GETS A COOKIE!? by Mo Willems
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"Just as enjoyable as a read-aloud to a group or as a one-on-one lapsit, it's a pleasure to see Willems at the top of his game, and The Pigeon suitably humbled. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Everyone's favorite grouch of a fowl returns, though the spotlight is firmly fixed elsewhere. Read full book review >