Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. In There Is a Bird On My Head!, Gerald discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head--two birds on your head! Can Piggie help her best friend?
Author: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.12h x 6.84w x 0.41d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 1
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 154573 / There Is a Bird on Your Head!
Award: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Charlotte Award - Winner
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Geisel Medal (Dr. Seuss) - Winner
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
New York Times Book Review 09/16/2007 pg. 18
School Library Journal 10/01/2007 pg. 130
PW Notes and Reprints 09/17/2007 pg. 57
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/2007 pg. 39
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2008 pg. 97
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2008 pg. 54 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
Mo Willems is the author of groundbreaking picture books, including; Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (Caldecott Honor winner 2004); Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Caldecott Honor winner 2003); Don't Let the Pigeon Stay up Late!; The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!; Time to Say "Please"!; Leonardo, the Terrible Monster; Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. He also wrote Today I will Fly! and My Friend Is Sad, the first books in this series. In his previous life, Mo was a six-time Emmy Award-winning writer and animator for Sesame Streetand the creator of Cartoon Network's Sheep in the BigCity. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.