PreSchool Grade The Star Of Don T Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus Hyperion, Returns In Another Irresistible Tale Hurrying Away To Brush His Teeth, The Pajama Clad Bus Driver Implores Readers Not To Let His Feathered Friend Stay Up Late Youngsters Are Thrust Into The Role Of Caregiver As The Puerile Pigeon Attempts To Talk His Way Out Of The Inevitable, Coming Up With Requests That Range From Manipulative I Hear There S A Good Show About Birds On TV Tonight Should Be Very Educational To Cajoling Y Know, We Never Get To Talk Any Tell Me About Your Day To Classic Can I Have A Glass Of Water Meanwhile, The Fowl Fights Yawns And Tries To Keep His Wide Eye Open, Despite A Drooping Lid Defying Drowsiness To The Last, He Finally Falls Asleep, Clutching His Stuffed Bunny Tightly Under His Wing Set Against Comfortably Faded Pastel Backgrounds, The Cartoon Artwork Focuses Tightly On The Main Character, With His Comments Presented In Dialogue Balloons The Black Crayon Lines Speak Volumes, As The Pigeon S Body Language And The Positioning Of His Ever Expressive Eye Humorously Convey Each Nuance Of The Text Children Will Be Charmed By This Bedtime Treat, Which Will Have Them Laughing Out Loud At The Pigeon And At Themselves Joy Fleishhacker, School Library Journal Copyright Reed Business Information, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc All Rights Reserved
1 New York Times Bestselling author and illustrator Mo Willems is best known for his Caldecott Honor winning picture books Don t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and Knuffle Bunny a cautionary tale In addition to such picture books as Leonardo the Terrible Monster, Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn t Know She Was Extinct, and Time to Pee, Mo has created the Elephant and Piggie books, a series of early readers, and published You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When it Monsoons, an annotated cartoon journal sketched during a year long voyage around the world in 1990 91 The New York Times Book Review called Mo the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the 00 s Mo s work books have been translated into a myriad of languages, spawned animated shorts and theatrical musical productions, and his illustrations, wire sculpture, and carved ceramics have been exhibited in galleries and museums across the nation Mo began his career as a writer and animator for television, garnering 6 Emmy awards for his writing on Sesame Street, creating Nickelodeon s The Off Beats, Cartoon Network s Sheep in the Big City and head writing Codename Kids Next Door He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his family.
- 40 pages
- Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!
- Mo Willems
- 12 December 2019 Mo Willems