Piggie and Gerald by Mo Willems

Room 4 loves to read the Piggie and Gerald books. They are very funny and entertaining.

These books help students to read with expression.

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piggy and gerald

Elephant and Piggie¬†is a book series for early readers by¬†Mo Willems. The series, which debuted in 2007 with two books, is done in a¬†comic book¬†style, and features two friends: an¬†elephant, Gerald, and a¬†pig, Piggie. The books are written in conversational style with Piggie’s words appearing in pink letter bubbles and Gerald’s appearing in grey letter bubbles. The books often address issues of friendship. Books are added to the series on a roughly quarterly schedule, with two books occasionally released on the same day.

#1¬†New York Times¬†best-selling author and illustrator¬†Mo Willems¬†started his career on¬†Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards for his writing before changing the face of children’s literature with his groundbreaking picture books. Mo 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) and his acclaimed Elephant and Piggie early reader series received the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal in 2008. He lives in Western Massachusetts