This biography introduces readers to Mo Willems, author and illustrator of the incredibly popular Knuffle Bunny books. Readers will learn about Willems's childhood in Louisiana through his years in New York and current family life in Massachusetts, his early interests in sculpture and cartooning, his experience working for Sesame Street, the creation of the Pigeon and the publication of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, as well as his latest projects, including Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and new additions to the funny Elephant and Piggie books. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Willems's childhood, family, education, life as an illustrator, and his beloved works. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ashoemak - LibraryThing
This book is written with young children in mind. The illustrations and easy text makes this book a perfect addition to a Mo Willems author study. There is even a glossary in the back of the book for unfamiliar words. Read full review