Happy Pig Day! (Elephant and Piggie #16)
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In Happy Pig Day! Piggie celebrates her favorite day of the year! But will Gerald the Elephant be included in the festivities?
Using vocabulary that is perfect for beginning readers (and vetted by an early-learning special...more
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What can I say about this book...It's AWESOME! I love Elephant and Piggie and this story shows the importance of understanding and appreciation of our friends and who they are. I found the story to be a great read aloud that would be perfect for preschool age children and even kindergarteners. The story was all about pig day and elephant felt left out since he wants a pig. Before the end of the story we find out that you don't need to be a pig to enjoy happy pig day. It's a great stor...more
Happy Pig Day is the best day to have a pig party, sing pig songs, dance pig dances, eat pig food, play pig games, and the best day to say Oinky, Oink, Oink! While Piggie is celebrating with three friends, Gerald wanders away, thinking that Elephants can't celebrate Happy Pig Day because they aren't pigs.
Willems' illustrations feature lots of...more
Reason for Reading: I love Mo Willems!
Piggie is celebrating his favourite day "Pig Day" but when he finds his friend Gerald has left the festivities he goes looking for him to find out what is the matter. Can Gerald the Elephant enjoy Pig Day when he is an Elephant. I don't have a lot to say about this book. It's Mo Willems and Elephant & Piggie! You can't go wrong. Fun story with a little lesson about accepting and participati...more
Mo Willems is a genius.
Elephant and Piggie are the best pair of best friends I've seen in a picture book series.
I'd read any of Mo Willems' books anywhere. Anytime. To/with anyone.
They are hilarious.
They are perfect for kids and adults won't get sick of them.
They use repetition of simple words, making them easy for newly independent readers.
They are great for read-alouds, because they're fast-paced and funny, and even better when you're readi...more
When trying to develop a child to be an engaging reader, I think the books in the Elephant & Piggie series are perfect. The expression and emotion of the characters encourages children to read with that same animation. Wh...more
Piggie is so happy that it's Happy Pig Day. But Gerald feels left out because he is an elephant and therefore not a pig. He learns that it's okay to celebrate with and for someone else.
I am new to the Mo Willems fan club but I am a convert!
Read in Austin from Drew/Logan/Sabrina's library.
Another winner from Mo Willems.
Piggie is excited to celebrate Pig Day, and Gerald is sad because, well, he isn't a pig... so how can he possibly celebrate Pig Day with his very best friend?
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Perfect first reader.
In addition to such picture books as Leonardo the Terrible Monster, Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct, and Time to Pee, Mo has created the Elephant and Piggie books, a series of early r...more