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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

by Mo Willems

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 is a brilliantly original book.

  • “For a child, it’s a delirious formula: all of a sudden, you’re in charge of a bus… Well executed and so smartly layered.” The New York Times
  • “This picture book demands audience participation – Readers will identify with the pigeon themselves!” The Bookseller

About Mo Willems

Mo Willems’ works in children’s books, animation, television and theater have garnered him 3 Caldecott Honors, 2 Geisel Medals, 6 Emmy Awards, 5 Geisel Honors, a Helen Hayes nomination, and cemented his status as a classic in children's literature.
He is best know for his characters Knuffle Bunny, The Pigeon, and Elephant and Piggie and his work as a writer and animator for PBS's Sesame Street.  Mo also makes sculptures and writes plays. More information about Mo’s past, present, and future can be gleaned at


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