The Thank You Book
A Cybils Awards Nominee!
Title: The Thank You Book
Author: Mo Willems
Illustrations: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion Books For Children
Gerald and Piggie are best of friends. Piggie is on a mission to thank everyone who has been kind to him or has been his friend. But Gerald, on the other hand, feels as though he may forget someone. Piggie says thank you to Whale, Penguin, Brian the bat and even some flies who helped him cook. But, Gerald still feels that Piggie has forgotten someone. Can you guess who?
Author Mo Willems has created another simple sentence read for beginners. His basic geometric shapes and colors of characters make it fun and easy for kids to recreate. Parents and teachers can use this guide to discuss the importance of being polite and why they should say thank you. There is also a surprise at the end for young readers.