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I Love My New Toy! (Elephant and Piggie Books)

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Staff Pick

Willems, author of the wildly popular Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, captivates early readers with two expressive best friends, Elephant and Piggie. They navigate the perils of friendship, a la Frog and Toad, in entertaining stories that use simple dialogue.
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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.

Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.

Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In I Love My New Toy!, Piggie can't wait to show Gerald her brand new toy. But will an accidentally broken toy accidentally break a friendship?

Synopsis:

Willems's series about the friendship between an optimistic--and sometimes reckless--pig and a cautious, pessimistic elephant named Gerald continues. Piggie can't wait to show Gerald her new toy, but will an accidentally broken toy break a friendship? Full color.

About the Author

Mo Willems is the author of groundbreaking picture books, including; Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (Caldecott Honor winner 2004); Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Caldecott Honor winner 2003); Don't Let the Pigeon Stay up Late!; The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!; Time to Say "Please"!; Leonardo, the Terrible Monster; Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. He also wrote Today I will Fly!, My Friend Is Sad, There Is a Bird on Your Head, and I Am Invited to a Party!, the first books in this series.

In his previous life, Mo was a six-time Emmy Award winning writer and animator for Sesame Street and the creator of Cartoon Network's Sheep in the Big City. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781423109617
Author:
Willems, Mo
Publisher:
Hyperion Books for Children
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Elephants
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Animals - Elephants
Subject:
Animals - Pigs
Subject:
Pigs
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
An Elephant and Piggie Book
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9 x 6.5 in 10.4 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 64 pages Hyperion Books for Children - English 9781423109617 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Willems, author of the wildly popular Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, captivates early readers with two expressive best friends, Elephant and Piggie. They navigate the perils of friendship, a la Frog and Toad, in entertaining stories that use simple dialogue.

"Synopsis" by , Willems's series about the friendship between an optimistic--and sometimes reckless--pig and a cautious, pessimistic elephant named Gerald continues. Piggie can't wait to show Gerald her new toy, but will an accidentally broken toy break a friendship? Full color.
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