Author(s): Mo Willems
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 "I Will Surprise My Friend!", Gerald and Piggie want to play a game and surprise each other, but the best surprise is the one they least expect. A vibrant new edition with bright colours that will appeal to young readers. Told entirely in speech bubbles with repetitive use of familiar phrases, this highly original book is perfect for children just learning to read.
"In the world of children's books, the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the '00s is the writer-illustrator Mo Willems." (The New York Times Book Review)"
Mo Willems is the author of the Caldecott Honor winning books Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny and Knuffle Bunny Too. An acclaimed animator and television script-writer, he has won six Emmy awards for his writing on Sesame Street, and is also the creator of Sheep in the Big City. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts.