Author & Illustrator

Mo Willems

Biography

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 Free, Hooray 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.

The Frustrating Book!
The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!
It's a Sign!
Opposites Abstract
Guess What!?
I'm on It!
I Want to Sleep Under the Stars!
Elephant & Piggie Biggie! Volume 3
What about Worms!?

Most Popular Mo Willems Books

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    The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!
    Series
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    The Frustrating Book!
    #5 in Series
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    picture • 64 Pages
    Waiting Is Not Easy!
    #22 in Series
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    picture • 40 Pages
    The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
    Series
    Graphic Nov.
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    The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!
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    The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!
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Book Stats

75
Authored
64
Illustrated
11
Collaborators

All Mo Willems Books

YearTitleAuthorIllustratorPages
2022The Frustrating Book!Mo Willems96
2022The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!Mo Willems40
2022It's a Sign!Jarrett Pumphrey, Jerome Pumphrey, Mo WillemsJarrett PumphreyJerome Pumphrey64
2021Opposites AbstractMo Willems24
2021Guess What!?Mo WillemsMo Willems96
2021I'm on It!Andrea Tsurumi, Mo Willems64
2020I Want to Sleep Under the Stars!Mo Willems96
2020Elephant & Piggie Biggie! Volume 3Mo WillemsMo Willems320
2020What about Worms!?Mo Willems, Ryan T. Higgins64
2020Time to Pee!Mo Willems38
2019Who is the Mystery Reader?Mo WillemsMo Willems96
2019The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!Mo WillemsMo Willems40
2019Harold & Hog Pretend For Real!Dan Santat, Mo WillemsDan SantatMo Willems64
2019A Busy Creature's Day EatingMo WillemsMo Willems32
2019BecauseMo WillemsMo Willems40
2018I Lost My Tooth!Mo WillemsMo Willems96
2018The Itchy Book!Mo Willems, LeUyen PhamMo WillemsLeUyen Pham64
2017It's Shoe Time!Bryan Collier, Mo WillemsBryan CollierMo Willems64
2017Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New ArrivalsMo WillemsMo Willems32
2017The Good for Nothing Button!Charise Mericle Harper, Mo WillemsCharise Mericle HarperMo Willems64
2016Nanette's BaguetteMo WillemsMo Willems40
2016We Are Growing!Mo Willems, Laurie KellerMo WillemsLaurie Keller64
2016The Cookie FiascoMo Willems, Dan SantatMo WillemsDan Santat64
2016The Thank You BookMo WillemsMo Willems64
2015I Really Like Slop!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2015Story of Diva and FleaMo WillemsTony DiTerlizzi80
2015I Will Take A Nap!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2014Waiting Is Not Easy!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2014Who Sleeps, Cat the Cat?Mo WillemsMo Willems22
2014Who Says That, Cat the Cat?Mo WillemsMo Willems22
2014My New Friend Is So Fun!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2014Who Flies, Cat the Cat?Mo WillemsMo Willems22
2014The Pigeon Needs a Bath!Mo WillemsMo Willems40
2013I'm a Frog!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2013A Big Guy Took My Ball!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2013That Is Not a Good Idea!Mo WillemsMo Willems48
2012Let's Go for a Drive!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2012Goldilocks and the Three DinosaursMo WillemsMo Willems40
2012The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?Mo WillemsMo Willems40
2012Listen to My Trumpet!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2011Should I Share My Ice Cream?Mo WillemsMo Willems57
2011Happy Pig Day!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2011Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!Mo WillemsMo Willems72
2011I Broke My Trunk!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2010Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected DiversionMo WillemsMo Willems52
2010We Are in a Book!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2010Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep!Mo WillemsMo Willems32
2010City Dog, Country FrogMo WillemsJon J Muth64
2010Can I Play Too?Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2010What's Your Sound, Hound the Hound?Mo WillemsMo Willems32
2010Cat the Cat, Who Is That?Mo WillemsMo Willems32
2010Let's Say Hi to Friends Who Fly!Mo WillemsMo Willems32
2010I Am Going!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2009Pigs Make Me Sneeze!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2009Elephants Cannot Dance!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2009Naked Mole Rat Gets DressedMo WillemsMo Willems40
2009Watch Me Throw the Ball!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2008Are You Ready to Play Outside?Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2008I Love My New Toy!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2008The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!Mo Willems40
2008I Will Surprise My Friend!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2007Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken IdentityMo WillemsMo Willems48
2007There is a Bird on Your Head!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2007I Am Invited to a Party!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2007My Friend is SadMo WillemsMo Willems64
2007Today I Will Fly!Mo WillemsMo Willems64
2006Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was ExtinctMo WillemsMo Willems40
2006Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!Mo WillemsMo Willems40
2005Leonardo, the Terrible MonsterMo WillemsMo Willems48
2005Time to Say Please!Mo WillemsMo Willems40
2005The Pigeon Loves Things That Go!Mo WillemsMo Willems12
2005The Pigeon Has Feelings, Too!Mo WillemsMo Willems12
2004Knuffle BunnyMo WillemsMo Willems36
2004The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!Mo WillemsMo Willems40
2003Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!Mo WillemsMo Willems40

Collaborators

Ryan T. Higgins
Dan Santat
Laurie Keller
Jon J Muth
Andrea Tsurumi
Tony DiTerlizzi
LeUyen Pham
Jarrett Pumphrey
Jerome Pumphrey
Bryan Collier
Charise Mericle Harper

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