Meet Mo Willems

According to HarperCollins Publishers, "Mo Willems knows a Good Idea when he sees one. A three-time Caldecott Honor winner (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!Knuffle Bunny, and Knuffle Bunny Too), he also won two Geisel Medals and two Geisel Honors for his Elephant and Piggie books. His books are perennial New York Times bestsellers, including Knuffle Bunny FreeHooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!, and the Cat the Cat series. Before he turned to making picture books, Mo was a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he won six Emmys. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts."

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Explore ART + DETAILS + DESCRIPTION in Mo Willem's Leonardo the Terrible Monster.

This book provides you with an in-depth look at the author's craft, based on years of exploring pacing and how teaching the specific tools of pacing improve reading and writing simultaneously.

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2021 Newbery: When You Trap A Tiger by Tae Keller

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2021 Newbery Honor: All Thirteen, The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team by Christine Soontornvat

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The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

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