Storybook Costumes, “Elephant and Piggie” to appear at Local Public Libraries!

elephant and Piggie cosutmesLancaster County public libraries will welcome “Elephant and Piggie”, costume characters from the popular picture book series by Mo Willems.  These visits will begin on June 10 through July 27.

Elephant and Piggie books are a 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.

Elephant & Piggie Appearance Schedule

About the Author

Mo Willems, Author & IllustratorMo Willems, a #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, celebrates ten years of Elephant & Piggie in this special bind-up collection: Today I Will Fly!; Watch Me Throw the Ball!; Can I Play Too?; the award-winning Let’s Go For a Drive!; and I Really Like Slop! Willems first became interested in cartoon art when he was just a child. When he was 3 or 4 he started to draw and create his own characters. Willems enjoyed writing stories about his characters to share with others. Mo Willems currently resides in Massachusetts with his wife, Cher, and his daughter, Trixie. In 2003, Willems left his career in television and became a stay-at-home father for his daughter.

This program complies with the following Pa Academic Standards: Learning to Read Independently; Reading, Analyzing, and Interpreting Text; Reading and Analyzing and Interpreting Literature; Speaking and Listening.

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