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We Are in a Book! (Elephant and Piggie Books)


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ISBN13: 9781423133087
ISBN10: 1423133080
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lindsayormiston, October 20, 2014 (view all comments by lindsayormiston)
Absolutely amazing book! My kids love it and have read it numerous times. Very engaging and funny too. Probably my favorite book too!
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whitdz, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by whitdz)
This is a must-have for early/emergent readers!!! There are very few words on a page, there are repetitive sight words, and they know who's talking in the word bubbles!!! This is a very creative "story" and very entertaining, particularly for children!! It's much more fun than flashcards, and probably equally if not more effective at teaching essential reading skills!! I can't recommend it highly enough!!
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mjantzi, December 22, 2011 (view all comments by mjantzi)
I have been touched by the positive impact of this book on the many learners at our elementary school in Virginia. "We are in a Book" was just voted as our school community's favorite picture book of the year.

We have created paper bag puppets of elephant and piggie. The students love working on their fluency oral reading skills with this amazing beginning reader book.

This is a title that begs and almost pleads with the reader to go through the pages over and over again.

Two thumbs up from this library teacher----
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Willems, Mo
Hyperion Books
Freedman, Deborah
Salas, Laura Purdie
Bisaillon, Josee
General Juvenile Fiction
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-General
Animals - Marine Life
Edition Description:
An Elephant and Piggie Book
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Full-color illustrations
9 x 5 in 10.4 oz
Age Level:

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We Are in a Book! (Elephant and Piggie Books) New Hardcover
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Product details 64 pages Hyperion - English 9781423133087 Reviews:
"Review" by , "As always, Willems displays his customary control of both body language and pacing even as he challenges his readers to engage with his characters and the physicality of their book."
"Review" by , "Willems' finger is firmly on the pulse of today's kids and their culture...with Gerald particularly antic in his exuberant reactions to each new development."
"Review" by , "Grown-ups will marvel at Willems's extraordinary ability to animate his personality-packed gray and pink characters with the widest range of emotions, all drawn with the simplest of line."
"Synopsis" by , 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 We Are in a Book! Gerald and Piggie discover the joy of being read. But what will happen when the book ends?!

"Synopsis" by , Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In We Are in a Book! Gerald and Piggie discover the joy of being read. But what will happen when the book ends?

Using vocabulary perfect for beginning readers (and vetted by an early-learning specialist), Mo Willems has crafted a mind-bending story that is even more interactive than previous Elephant and Piggie adventures. Fans of the Geisel Award-winning duo won't be able to put this book down--literally!

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