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Review of It’s a Sign!

It’s a Sign! [Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!]by Jarrett Pumphrey and Jerome Pumphrey; illus. by the authors; with additional illustrations by Mo WillemsPrimary    Hyperion    64 pp.   g5/22    978-1-368-07584-8    $10.99Fox-like animal friends One and Two, art supplies in hand, are working together to create “a sign for our new club!”...
      

Review of What About Worms!?

What About Worms!? [Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!] by Ryan T. Higgins; illus. by the author; with additional illustrations by Mo Willems Primary    Hyperion    64 pp.    g 5/20    978-1-368-04573-5    $9.99 Tiger is BIG. Tiger is BRAVE. Tiger is afraid of nothing...“except worms.” Tiger, a plush Calvin and Hobbes-ian animal with...
      

Review of I Lost My Tooth!

I Lost My Tooth! [Unlimited Squirrels]by Mo Willems; illus. by the authorPrimary    Hyperion    86 pp.10/18    978-1-368-02457-0    $12.99Willems hands the reins of this new early reader series to fifteen cartoony squirrels, a yellow bird (a.k.a. Flappy Squirrel), and a couple of joke-telling acorns. The series is a step up in complexity...
      

Review of Sam, the Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole World

Sam, the Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole Worldby Mo Willems; illus. by the authorPreschool    Hyperion    48 pp.9/17    978-1-368-00214-1    $17.99As fans of Leonardo, the Terrible Monster (rev. 9/05) will remember, monster Leonardo’s buddy Sam is “the most scaredy-cat kid in the whole world.” In this sequel, Sam and Leonardo meet...
      

Mo Willems & Laurie Keller Talk with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here.Sponsored by While — sob! — the beloved Elephant and Piggie went into retirement with last year's The Thank You Book, it seems that they are going to...
      

Beginning Readers and the Caldecott

Beginning readers aren’t awarded Caldecott Medals or Honors. Not really.Arnold Lobel did win a Caldecott Honor way back in 1971 for Frog and Toad Are Friends, and the past ten years have seen Caldecott recognition of picture books that also function as beginning readers: Kevin Henkes’s Waiting (2016); Jon Klassen’s This Is...
      

Review of Nanette's Baguette

Nanette’s Baguetteby Mo Willems; illus. by the authorPrimary    Hyperion    40 pp.10/16    978-1-4847-2286-2    $17.99    gWillems’s latest picture book takes place in France, where the mother of a young anthropomorphic frog entrusts her daughter, the eponymous Nanette, with the responsibility of purchasing a baguette. The village Nanette traverses on her way to...
      

Review of The Thank You Book

The Thank You Book [Elephant & Piggie]by Mo Willems; illus. by the authorPreschool, Primary    Hyperion    57 pp.5/16    978-1-4231-7828-6    $9.99“I am one lucky pig,” thinks Piggie, sitting contentedly back-to-back with her best friend Gerald. True enough. Over the course of twenty-five easy readers she’s been the free spirit to Gerald’s pragmatist,...
      

There Is a Bird On Your Head | Class #2, 2016

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Mo Willems has become THE master of easy readers. With pre-book work including Sesame Street and animation, he had the perfect training to create child- and teacher-friendly easy readers. I think he deserves every one of his many awards. What do you notice in this deceptively simple book? What does...
      

There Is a Bird On Your Head | Class #2 2015

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Mo Willems has become THE master of easy readers. With pre-book work including Sesame Street and animation, he had the perfect training to create child- and teacher-friendly easy readers. I think he deserves every one of his many awards. What do you notice in this deceptively simple book? What does...
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