Let's Go for a Drive! by Mo Willems
(An Elephant and Piggie Book)

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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 Let's Go for a Drive! Gerald and Piggie want to hit the road! But the best-laid plans of pigs and elephants often go awry.
 

About Mo Willems

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Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com), a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, 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). Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! was also an inaugural inductee into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. And his celebrated Elephant & Piggie early reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Ready to Play Outside?) as well as two Honors (for We Are in a Book! and I Broke My Trunk!). Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and City Dog, Country Frog, illustrated by Jon J Muth.
 
Published October 2, 2012 by Disney-Hyperion. 64 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Once “shaken” he asks permission to do something—run this app, wear purple underwear, borrow your cell phone, etc.—and each time, a chorus of children shouts “NO!” Not to be deterred, the pigeon begs, offers bribes and finally throws a hissy fit—all to no avail.

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The pigeon with Attitude is back, trying every persuasive trick in his arsenal to convince readers to let him stay up late.

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When Gerald the elephant and Piggie decide to go for a drive, they find that all the planning in the world can't replace one crucial ingredient.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

... But learning to read with humor-filled books can make the process less ... But, as author/illustrator Mo Willems shows in "Let's Go for a Drive!

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... In LET'S GO FOR A DRIVE! Gerald and Piggie want to hit the road! But the best- laid plans of pigs and elephants often go awry.

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On the cover of Let's Go for a Drive!, do you see the thought bubble above Elephant and Piggie's heads?

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