Books Written by Mo Willems
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
A twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears, this story adds a comical outlook on the tale. With a bit of irony included, Mo Willems creates entertaining surprises for Goldilocks.
The Duckling Gets a Cookie?!
Manners go a long way in this story. Duckling gets a cookie for saying please and Pigeon doesn't like it.
Don't Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book!
Kids are required to help Pigeon finish his activity book with the help of the bus driver. This is not only a book for children to work on and then be finished with it; instead, they work with Pigeon and try to overlook Duckling.
Listen to my Trumpet!
True friends have hard decisions to make sometimes; should Elephant tell Piggie about his unfortunate music skills? But, does Piggie have a hidden reason behind playing the trumpet?
Let's Go for a Drive!
Though not actually centered on taking a drive, the book has Piggie and Gerald preparing for a drive. The book's simplicity makes it easy for beginning readers to understand the importance of making plans.
Hooray for Amanda and Her Alligator!
The book of six and a half stories represents friendship in all forms. Alligator becomes weary of their friendship; but in the end, Amanda and her alligator form a tighter bond.
I Broke My Trunk!
Gerald the Elephant tells Piggie a story of how he broke his trunk. He takes her through an adventurous, hilarious journey.
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Should I Share My Ice Cream?
Children can read Should I Share My Ice Cream? to gain a better understanding of doing the right thing when you are supposed to. Based on true friendship, Elephant contemplates on sharing his ice cream with his friend, Piggie.
Happy Pig Day!
Once again Mo Willems reflects on friendship. All of the pigs are enjoying Pig Day; therefore, Gerald is feeling left out. Piggie has to figure out a way to make Gerald feel included for the celebration.
Knuffle Bunny Free: an Unexpected Diversion
The last of the series, Trixie takes a trip with her family to Holland. Once she gets on the plane, she realizes that she does not have her bunny. Eventually she falls asleep dreaming of the adventure her toy has. She awakens to find her bunny, only to give it to an unhappy child.
Other Great Books
Mo Willems has also written other short stories and articles as well as illustrated books.
Additional information on his books can be found at Pigeon Presents.