My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems

My Friend is Sad

Mo Willems
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  • ISBN
    9781406338478 / 1406338478
  • Title My Friend is Sad
  • Author Mo Willems
  • Category General Fiction (children's/ya)
  • Year 2012
  • Pages 64
  • Publisher
    Walker Books Ltd
  • Imprint Walker Books Ltd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 167mm x 228mm x 6mm


One of a series of delightfully humorous award-winning tales for beginner readers from an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator

Publisher Description

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In My Friend is Sad, Gerald is sad. How can Piggie be happy if Gerald is sad? Told entirely in speech bubbles with a repetitive use of familiar phrases, this highly original book is perfect for children just learning to read.

"* “In the world of children's books, the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the '00s is the writer-illustrator Mo Willems.” (The New York Times Book Review) * "This picture book demands audience participation... Readers will identify with the pigeon themselves!" (The Bookseller on Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!)"

Author Biography

Mo Willems is the author of the Caldecott Honor winning books Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny and Knuffle Bunny Too. An acclaimed animator and television script-writer, he has won six Emmy awards for his writing on Sesame Street, and is also the creator of Sheep in the Big City. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts.

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