My Friend is Sad

My Friend is Sad

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This is one of a series of delightfully humorous tales for beginner readers from the award-winning creator of "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus"!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 "My Friend is Sad", Gerald is sad. How can Piggie be happy if Gerald is sad? Told entirely in speech bubbles with a repetitive use of familiar phrases, this highly original book is perfect for children just learning to read.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 162 x 224 x 8mm | 181.44g
  • Walker Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1406314684
  • 9781406314687
  • 256,221

About Mo Willems

Mo Willems is the author of the Caldecott Honor-winning books Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (9781844280599) and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (9781844285136). His other groundbreaking picture books include Leonardo, the Terrible Monster (9781406312157) and Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct (9781406312294). Mo began his career as a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards.show more

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"* "In the world of children's books, the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the '00s is the writer-illustrator Mo Willems." The New york Times Book Review * "This picture book demands audience participation... Readers will identify with the pigeon themselves!" The Bookseller on Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!"show more
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