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.
Author: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.31h x 6.75w x 0.38d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 1
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 154610 / Let's Go for a Drive!
Award: Geisel Medal (Dr. Seuss) - Honor Book
Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2012
Booklist 10/01/2012 pg. 100
School Library Journal 10/01/2012 pg. 110
Shelf Awareness 11/30/2012
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2013 pg. 52 - Recommended, Satisfactory
About the Author
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 three Honors (for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!, and Let's Go for a Drive!). Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and City Dog, Country Frog, illustrated by Jon J Muth.