Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. In Are You Ready to Play Outside?, Piggie can't wait to go play in the sunshine. But will a rainy day ruin all the fun?
Author: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.00h x 6.70w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 0.6
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 154562 / Are You Ready to Play Outside?
Award: Young Hoosier Book Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Geisel Medal (Dr. Seuss) - Winner
Booklist 11/15/2008 pg. 51
School Library Journal 12/01/2008 pg. 106
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2008
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2009 pg. 104
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/15/2009 pg. 21
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2009 pg. 53 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
Mo Willems is the author and illustrator of such groundbreaking books as Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (Caldecott Honor winner 2004) and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Caldecott Honor winner 2003), leading the New York Times to declare him "the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the '00s." Mo considers this series some of his most fun work.
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