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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 Should I Share My Ice Cream? Gerald has a big decision to make. But will he make it in time?
Using vocabulary that is perfect for beginning readers (and vetted by an early-learning specialist), Mo Willems has crafted a funny story about the challenges of doing the right thing. Fans of the Geisel Award-winning duo will eagerly eat it up!
About the Author
Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com), a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions (for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity). Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! was also an inaugural inductee into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. And his celebrated Elephant & Piggie early reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Ready to Play Outside?). Other favorites include Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed and City Dog, Country Frog, illustrated by Jon J Muth.
Mo began his career on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I think this is my favorite Elephant and Piggie story of them all. Elephant gets some ice cream and then contemplates sharing it with Piggie until it melts. It has a comical voice to it, though and really shows the struggle of sharing for some people. I think it's great for preschool to 5th grade because of the humor.
Poor Gerald has a dilemma when he thinks maybe he should share his ice cream with best friend Piggy. Will he make the right decision? A bit of humor and some good, organic lessons about sharing (and indecision) make this another winner from Mo Willems.
i like so much