Synopses & Reviews
These early readers feature two lovable and funny characters: an optimistic (and sometimes reckless) pig and a cautious, pessimistic elephant. Children who sat on their parents' laps to have Pigeon read to them will eagerly take the plunge with these books to start reading on their own. These sweet and surprising stories are a breath of fresh air.
In Today I Will Fly! Piggie wants to fly. But Gerald knows that she cannot or can she?
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.
Today, I Will Fly! is the funny introduction to the characters. Piggie is determined to fly. But Gerald the elephant knows that's impossible--isn't it?
About the Author
Mo Willems is 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 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
; and Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct.
Mo lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
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