Contributor(s): Willems, Mo (Author), Willems, Mo (Illustrator)
Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com), 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.” The 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 garnering five Geisel Honors (for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!, Let’s Go for a Drive!, A Big Guy Took My Ball! and Waiting Is Not Easy!).
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 The Thank You Book!, Piggie wants to thank EVERYONE. But Gerald is worried Piggie will forget someone . . . someone important.