Listen to My Trumpet! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

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Disney-Hyperion, Feb 7, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
39 Reviews
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.

In Listen to My Trumpet! Piggie can’t wait to play her new instrument for Gerald! But is she ready to listen to his reaction?

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Review: Listen to My Trumpet! (Elephant & Piggie #17)

User Review  - Becky B - Goodreads

Piggie gets a new trumpet and has Gerald sit and listen to her play. Then Piggie asks Gerald what he thinks. Gerald tries to be tactful and considerate of Piggie's feelings, but eventually he decides ... Read full review

Review: Listen to My Trumpet! (Elephant & Piggie #17)

User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

I actually laughed out loud at the end of this book. Piggie gets a trumpet and is super excited to play it for Gerald. Unfortunately, Gerald is not very happy to tell Piggie that he does not play well ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Mo Willems (, a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity). Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! was also an inaugural inductee into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. And his celebrated Elephant & Piggie early reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Ready to Play Outside?) as well as an Honor (for We Are in a Book!). Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and City Dog, Country Frog, illustrated by Jon J Muth.

Mo began his career on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards. He lives with his family in Massachusetts.

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