Author & Illustrator

Mo Willems


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

Most Popular Mo Willems Books

All Mo Willems Books

Elephant and Piggie Book Series

Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book Series

Unlimited Squirrels Book Series

Knuffle Bunny Book Series

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Book Dedications by Mo Willems

  • This book is dedicated to the real Trixie and her mommy. Special thanks to Anne and Alessandra; Noah, Megan, and Edward; the 358 6th Avenue Laundromat; and my neighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
    Knuffle Bunny
  • For the seasons, and all things that change
    City Dog, Country Frog
  • to Cher, who always makes a splash
    The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
  • To Trixie Willems- for showing me what it's all about.
    Nanette's Baguette
  • To Tyler Nevins and Tracey Keevan
    Elephant & Piggie Biggie!