Sunday, January 9, 2011
We Are in a Book by Mo Willems
Five paw prints. Well, Elephant and Piggy are at it again and not only are they in a new book, they have discovered they are IN the book. This leads to many interesting ideas. The funniest idea is trying to make the reader read the book out loud to a group of children and make the reader say funny words. Of course, if you read the book out loud then their plan works. There is just one problem. Gerald (the elephant) has found something new to worry about and the cause of his worry is on page 57. Normally, it is up to Piggy to help calm Gerald down and come up with a solution to the problem but there is NOTHING Piggy can do about page 57. Fortunately, Piggy does have an idea, but it is up to the reader to make it successful. As always, the newest Elephant and Piggy book is wonderful with its innocence, and children will love, and identify, with both the main characters. But the best part of this book is the inclusion of the reader. I have yet to meet a child who doesn't like to be included in the book with Elephant and Piggy.To find more great books by Mo Willems visit http://www.pigeonpresents.com/.