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We Are in an ACT-ivity Book!

An ELEPHANT & PIGGIE Theatrical Event

August 20, 2024 | Children's paperback
ISBN: 9781454951469
$25.99
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This title will be released on Aug 20, 2024. Pre-order now.

Description

Mo Willems, #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author-illustrator, invites kids to take center stage in this one-of-a-kind theatrical event! Get your backstage pass to the world premiere performance of THE DAY ELEPHANT & PIGGIE MET!

Readers discover how to be a set builder, prop maker, costume designer, playwright . . . and star of the show in this 144-page, ACTion-packed ACT-ivity book from Mo Willems and pals. Featuring host and theatre expert Drama Llama WingBang, plus Elephant and Piggie, The Pigeon, and an ensemble cast of characters, kids produce their own one-kid show from start to finish.

Bonus features include perforated pages, cut-out props, mazes, games, coloring, posters, and a SUPER BOUNCE game board. And don't miss the red-carpet (or living room-carpet) event of the year: The Pachyderm Awards!

About this Author

Mo Willems is a number one New York Times bestselling author and illustrator and the inaugural Education Artist-in-Residence at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He has been awarded three Caldecott Honors from his picture books, and two Theodor Seuss Geisel Medals and five Geisel Honors for his celebrated ELEPHANT & PIGGIE early readers. His debut book, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, was inducted into the Picture Book Hall of Fame. Mo began his career as a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards.

Megan Alrutz, PhD, is a professor and associate chair for the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas, where she teaches and writes about drama and theater for youth and communities. Megan has collaborated with Mo Willems for more than 15 years as a dramaturg, director, and producer of his works for kids and families. She works nationally and internationally as a director, theater-maker, and dramaturg for theater, film, and television. Her work has premiered at the Alliance Theatre, Orlando Family Stage, Lincoln Center, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, among others. Megan lives in Austin, Texas.

ISBN: 9781454951469
Format: Children's paperback
Series: Elephant & Piggie
Pages: 144
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Published: 2024-08-20

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