Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
Today, I Will Fly is the funny introduction to the characters. Piggie is determined to fly. But Gerald the elephant knows that's impossible--isn't it?
Author: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 9.10h x 6.85w x 0.46d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 0.5
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 154575 / Today I Will Fly!
Award: Garden State Children's Book Awards - Winner
Award: Monarch Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Kirkus Best Books 01/15/2007 pg. 18
Publishers Weekly 02/26/2007 pg. 89
School Library Journal 05/01/2007 pg. 112
Booklist 04/01/2007 pg. 49
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2007 pg. 295
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2007 pg. 491 - Book Of Special Distinction
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2007 pg. 329 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
Mo Willems is a six-time Emmy Award-winning writer and animator for Sesame Streetand the creator of Cartoon Network's Sheep in the BigCity. He 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; and Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. Mo lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.