Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Written by Mo Willems
Illustrated by


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems

In his hilarious picture book debut, the acclaimed Mo Willems perfectly captures a toddler's temper tantrum. When a bus driver takes a break in this hilarious Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, he gives the reader just one instruction: Don't let the pigeon drive the bus! But, boy, that pigeon tries every trick in the book to get in that driving seat: he whines, wheedles, fibs and flatters. Will you let him drive? Told entirely in speech bubbles, this brilliantly original and funny picture book demands audience participation!


Awe inspiring coming of age tale * The Bookseller * Laughs a-plenty . . . simple enough for very young children to enjoy and funny enough to keep even the most jaded parent entertained -- Steve Voake * Well's Life *

About the Author

Mo Willems

Mo Willems is a three-time Caldecott Honor winner for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity. His books have been tranlsted into over 25 languages, and his celebrated Elephant & Piggle early-reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions as well as five Honors. Other favourites include That Is Not a Good Idea! and Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs. Before he turned to children's books, Mo was a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he won six Emmy Awards. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.

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40 pages


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th July 2004



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