Mo Willems

Mo Willems

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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! (a short story) was the most recently released book by Mo Willems, on September 5th, 2023.

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Mo Willems Stats: The highest rated book by Mo Willems on Book Notification is Happy Pig Day!, the 16th novel in the Elephant & Piggie series. The second-highest rated book is Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Pigeon #2).

The most read book by Mo Willems on Book Notification is Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, the 2nd novel in the Pigeon series. The second most read book is Happy Pig Day! (Elephant & Piggie #16).

Below is a complete list of Mo Willems books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Mo Willems is the Pigeon Series.

List of Knuffle Bunny Books in Publication Order

List of Elephant & Piggie Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Are You Ready to Play Outside?
2001
2
8
Today I Will Fly!
2007
3
My Friend is Sad
2007
4
I am Invited to a Party!
2007
5
There Is a Bird on Your Head!
2007
6
I Love My New Toy!
2008
7
I Will Surprise My Friend!
2008
8
Watch Me Throw the Ball!
2009
9
Elephants Cannot Dance!
2009
10
Pigs Make Me Sneeze!
2009
11
I am Going!
2010
12
Can I Play Too?
2010
13
We are in a Book!
2010
14
I Broke My Trunk!
2011
15
Should I Share My Ice Cream?
2011
16
10
Happy Pig Day!
2011
17
Listen to My Trumpet!
2012
18
Let's Go for a Drive!
2012
19
A Big Guy Took My Ball!
2013
20
I'm a Frog!
2013
21
My New Friend Is So Fun!
2014
22
Waiting is Not Easy!
2014
23
I Will Take a Nap!
2015
24
I Really Like Slop!
2015
25
The Thank You Book
2016

List of Pigeon Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too!
1994
2
8
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
2003
3
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
2005
4
The Pigeon Loves Things That Go!
2005
5
8
Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!
2006
6
Pigeon Wants a Puppy!
2008
7
The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?
2012
8
Don't Let the Pigeon Finish This Activity Book!
2012
9
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
2014
10
The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
2019
11
The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster
2022
12
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh!
2023

List of Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Cookie Fiasco (With: Dan Santat)
2016
2
We Are Growing! (With: Laurie Keller)
We Are Growing! (With: Laurie Keller)
2016
3
The Good for Nothing Button (With: Charise Mericle Harper)
The Good for Nothing Button (With: Charise Mericle Harper)
2017
4
It's Shoe Time! (With: Bryan Collier)
It's Shoe Time! (With: Bryan Collier)
2017
5
The Itchy Book! (With: LeUyen Pham)
2018
6
10
Harold & Hog Pretend For Real! (With: Dan Santat)
2019
7
What About Worms!?
2020
8
I'm On It!
2021
9
It's a Sign! (With: Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey)
It's a Sign! (With: Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey)
2022

List of Leonardo Books in Publication Order

List of Cat the Cat Books in Publication Order

List of Time to... Books in Publication Order

List of Unlimited Squirrels Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons
2006
2
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed
2009
3
Big Frog Can't Fit In
2009
4
4
City Dog, Country Frog
2010
5
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!
2011
6
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
2012
7
8
That Is Not a Good Idea!
2013
8
Diva and Flea
2015
9
Nanette's Baguette
2016
10
Welcome
2017
11
A Busy Creature's Day Eating!
2018
12
Because
2019

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Mo Willems Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Every Man for Himself
2005
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Mo Willems: Biography

Mo Willems was born on February 11th, 1968 and is currently 56 years old. Mo Willems was born in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA.

Mo Willems is the author of the Elephant & Piggie series which currently consists of 25 novels. The Elephant & Piggie series started in 2001 with the novel Are You Ready to Play Outside?. The most recently released novel in the Elephant & Piggie series was The Thank You Book which was released in 2016. There are no upcoming novels for the Elephant & Piggie series.

Mo Willems has also written the Pigeon series which has 12 books including The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too! and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!.

Mo Willems: Awards & Accolades

Willems' books have won multiple awards, The Pigeon Needs a Bath! won the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2014. The Thank You Book won the Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books, in 2016.

The following novels by Mo Willems were nominated for these awards:

  • Watch Me Throw the Ball!: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2009).
  • Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2009).
  • I Broke My Trunk!: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2011).
  • Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2011).
  • Listen to My Trumpet!: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2012).
  • The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2012).
  • Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2012).
  • That Is Not a Good Idea!: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2013).
  • I Will Take a Nap!: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2015).
  • Because: Goodreads Awards, Best Picture Books (2019).

Mo Willems: F.A.Q

When was Mo Willems Born? How old is Mo Willems?

Mo Willems was born on February 11th, 1968. Mo Willems is currently 56 years old.

Where was Mo Willems Born?

Mo Willems was born in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA and is American.

What book awards has Mo Willems won?

The Pigeon Needs a Bath!: Goodreads Awards Best Picture Books (2014).
The Thank You Book: Goodreads Awards Best Picture Books (2016).

What was the first book Mo Willems wrote?

The first novel written by Mo Willems was The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too!, published in 1994.

What was the most recent book Mo Willems wrote?

His most recently released work was Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! (a short story) on September 5th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Mo Willems?

Mo Willems does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Mo Willems written?

Mo Willems has written 75 books across 10 series.
  • 3 books in the Knuffle Bunny Series
  • 25 books in the Elephant & Piggie Series
  • 12 books in the Pigeon Series
  • 9 books in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Series
  • 2 books in the Leonardo Series
  • 4 books in the Cat the Cat Series
  • 2 books in the Time to.. Series
  • 5 books in the Unlimited Squirrels Series
  • 12 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Collections

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