Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com), a number one New York Times best-selling author 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 Mistaken Identity). Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! was 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 Ready to Play Outside?) as well as 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 in Massachusetts with his family.
DON'T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS! *"Brilliantly simple...hilarious."—<EM>The Horn Book (starred review)</EM>
THE PIGEON FINDS A HOT DOG! *"Readers of all ages won't be able to resist miming the sly conversation in this satisfying sequel." —A Publishers Weekly Editors Pick —<EM>Publishers Weekly (starred review)</EM>
DON'T LET THE PIGEON STAY UP LATE!: *"Children will be charmed by this bedtime treat."—<EM>School Library Journal</EM> (starred review)
THE DUCKLING GETS A COOKIE!?"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."—<EM>Kirkus </EM>(starred review)
THE PIGEON WANTS A PUPPY! 2009 Children's Choice Book Award for "Kindergarten to Second Grade Book of the Year"
*"Willems's hilariously expressive illustrations and engaging text are cinematic in their interplay."—<EM>School Library Journal </EM>(starred review)