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Mo Willems was born on February 11, 1968. After graduating from New York University's Tisch School for the Arts, he spent a year traveling around the world drawing a cartoon every day, which were published in the book You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When it Monsoons. For nine seasons, he worked as a vis mere writer and animator for PBS' Sesame Street, where he received 6 Emmy Awards for his writing. During this time, he also served as a weekly commentator for BBC Radio and created two animated series, Nickelodeon's The Off-Beats and Cartoon Network's Sheep in the Big City. While working as head writer for Cartoon Network's Codename: Kids Next Door, he began writing and drawing books for children. He received three Caldecott Honor Awards for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! in 2004; Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale in 2005; and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity in 2008. He also created the Elephant and Piggie series for Easy Readers, which were awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal in 2008 and 2009. His drawings, wire sculptures, and ceramics have been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums across the nation. Occasionally he serves as the Radio Cartoonist for NPR's All Things Considered. He voices and produces animated cartoons based on his books with Weston Woods studios. The animated Knuffle Bunny was awarded Best Film during the New York International Children's Film Festival in 2008 and received the Andrew Carnegie Medal in 2007. His title Happy Pig Day made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. In 2012 his title Goldilocks and The Three Dinosaurs made The New York Times Best Seller List. In 2013 his titles: That is Not a Good Idea!, Let's Go for a Drive! and I'm a Frog! made the New York Times Best Seller List. In 2014 The Pigeons Need a Bath! and Waiting Is Not Easy! made the New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Mo Willems

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (1990) 9,750 eksemplarer
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (2004) 5,739 eksemplarer
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! (2006) 4,972 eksemplarer
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! (2004) 4,629 eksemplarer
There Is a Bird on Your Head! (2007) 3,796 eksemplarer
The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! (2008) 3,559 eksemplarer
My Friend is Sad (2007) 3,443 eksemplarer
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? (2012) 3,045 eksemplarer
We Are in a Book! (2010) 2,927 eksemplarer
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (2011) 2,638 eksemplarer
Waiting Is Not Easy! (2014) 2,418 eksemplarer
A Big Guy Took My Ball! (2013) 2,312 eksemplarer
I Love My New Toy! (2008) 2,260 eksemplarer
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! (2014) 1,977 eksemplarer
Let's Go for a Drive! (2012) 1,935 eksemplarer
I'm a Frog! (2013) 1,870 eksemplarer
I Am Invited to a Party! (2007) 1,857 eksemplarer
Are You Ready to Play Outside? (2008) 1,688 eksemplarer
My New Friend Is So Fun! (2014) 1,663 eksemplarer
Happy Pig Day! (2011) 1,632 eksemplarer
Today I Will Fly! (2007) 1,615 eksemplarer
Leonardo, the Terrible Monster (2005) 1,521 eksemplarer
I Will Surprise My Friend! (2008) 1,513 eksemplarer
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs (2012) 1,485 eksemplarer
The Pigeon HAS To Go To School! (2019) 1,333 eksemplarer
The Thank You Book (2016) 1,273 eksemplarer
I Really Like Slop! (2015) 1,271 eksemplarer
Elephants Cannot Dance! (2009) 1,232 eksemplarer
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed (2009) 1,164 eksemplarer
City Dog, Country Frog (2010) 1,099 eksemplarer
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! (2009) 999 eksemplarer
I Will Take A Nap! (2015) 976 eksemplarer
Watch Me Throw the Ball! (2009) 938 eksemplarer
The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too! (2005) 916 eksemplarer
That Is Not a Good Idea! (2013) 891 eksemplarer
Listen to My Trumpet! (2012) 779 eksemplarer
I Am Going! (2010) 713 eksemplarer
Time to Say "Please"! (2005) 638 eksemplarer
The Pigeon Loves Things That Go! (2005) 620 eksemplarer
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator! (2011) 488 eksemplarer
Cat the Cat, Who Is That? (2010) 487 eksemplarer
Because (2019) 484 eksemplarer
The Story of Diva and Flea (2015) 476 eksemplarer
Nanette's Baguette (2016) 358 eksemplarer
Time to Pee! (2003) 333 eksemplarer
What's Your Sound, Hound the Hound? (2010) 244 eksemplarer
Let's Say Hi to Friends Who Fly! (2010) 238 eksemplarer
Who is the Mystery Reader? (2019) 212 eksemplarer
Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep! (2010) 203 eksemplarer
I Want to Sleep Under the Stars (2020) 146 eksemplarer
A Busy Creature's Day Eating (2018) 125 eksemplarer
Big Frog Can't Fit In: A pop-up book (2009) 124 eksemplarer
Opposites Abstract (2021) 91 eksemplarer
It's a Busload of Pigeon Books! (2013) 82 eksemplarer
The Frustrating Book! (2022) 56 eksemplarer
Don't Pigeonhole Me! (2013) 56 eksemplarer
We Are in an ART-ivity Book! (2017) 36 eksemplarer
Are You Big? (2024) 22 eksemplarer
Doodling 101: A Silly Symposium (2021) 18 eksemplarer
Are You Small? (2024) 4 eksemplarer
Elephant & Piggie Bundle (2011) 4 eksemplarer
Sheep in the Big City: Season 2 — Creator — 2 eksemplarer
Sheep in the Big City: Season 1 — Creator — 2 eksemplarer
Comment Tout a Commencé (2019) 1 eksemplar
Books 1 eksemplar
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! and More Stories [DVD] (2013) — Instruktør — 1 eksemplar
O Pombo Precisa de um Banho (2016) 1 eksemplar
O Pombo Quer um Cãozinho (2016) 1 eksemplar
Lazy Day Doodles 1 eksemplar
Elephant & Piggie 6 Book Set (2017) 1 eksemplar
Elephant & Piggie 10 Book Set (2017) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Guys Write for Guys Read (2005) — Illustrator — 774 eksemplarer
We Are Growing! (2016) — Bidragyder — 662 eksemplarer
The Complete Peanuts: 1969-1970 Dailies & Sundays (2008) — Introduktion — 372 eksemplarer
Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories (2011) — Bidragyder — 324 eksemplarer
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? (2006)nogle udgaver285 eksemplarer
Harold & Hog Pretend For Real! (2019) — Bidragyder — 260 eksemplarer
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (2018) — Illustrator — 240 eksemplarer
Who Done It? (2013) — Bidragyder — 135 eksemplarer
Every Man for Himself: Ten Original Stories About Being a Guy (2005) — Bidragyder — 95 eksemplarer
Peanuts: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz (2015) — Bidragyder — 47 eksemplarer
The Bride of Monkeysuit:Monkeysuit, Volume 2 (2000) — Bidragyder — 14 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1968-02-11
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Bopæl
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
Uddannelse
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
Trinity Episcopal School
Isidore Newman School
Erhverv
animator
illustrator
children's book author
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Theodor Suess Geisel Medal (2008, 2009)
Caldecott Honor (2004, 2005, 2008
Kort biografi
Mo Willems was born on February 11 in 1968 and raised in New Orleans.  He attended Tisch School of the Arts through New York University, graduating cum laude. He began his career as a writer and animator for Sesame Street, and then went on to create two cartoon series: "The Off-Beats" for Nickelodeon's "Kablam!" and "Sheep in the Big City" for Cartoon Network. Since 2003, Willems has authored numerous books for young children.

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ChildrensCenter | 21 andre anmeldelser | Jun 10, 2024 |
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ChildrensCenter | 72 andre anmeldelser | Jun 10, 2024 |
Are You Small shares the same pleasing trim size and bright colors as Are You Big?, but the concept isn't executed quite as well - at least, not in a way that toddlers and preschoolers can understand (cells, water molecules, hydrogen atoms, electrons, quarks!). There's a neat ruler on the back cover that wraps around to the back endpaper.

See also: Do Not Lick This Book
 
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JennyArch | Jun 5, 2024 |
I first purchased this book in December for storytime. It was so popular at the library that I gave them my copy to keep and ordered this one as a replacement. The pigeon is always getting himself up to some mischief and this time he is looking to drive Santa's sleigh. Will he ruin Christmas by being naughty or will someone save the day? A fun, easy read for storytime or just bedtime with your child.
 
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