Author(s): WILLEMS MO
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 "Are You Ready to Play Outside?, " Piggie can't wait to go play in the sunshine. But will a rainy day ruin all the fun?
Mo Willems is the author and illustrator of such groundbreaking books as "Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale "(Caldecott Honor winner 2004) and "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! "(Caldecott Honor winner 2003), leading the "New York Times" to declare him "the biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the 00s." Mo considers this series some of his most fun work. Mo's deceptively simple art style was developed in his early career as a six-time Emmy Award winning writer and animator for "Sesame Street"" "and the creator of Cartoon Network's "Sheep in the Big City. "He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York. same as above