I love Elephant and Piggie , they are my favorite Mo Willem books. And yes, they do teach you important things, in hilarious ways. Plus they are awesome to read aloud and I will keep trying to read them to Toddlers at storytime even if they don’t always get the jokes at that age.
Elephant & Piggie books are favorites amongst our classrooms of readers. They are picked up and read and shared and shared again each day. Not only do Elephant & Piggie books make us laugh out loud, they also cleverly teach us lessons. Children’s picture books are a key component in helping kids connect to authentic learning experiences and Elephant and Piggie capture that authenticity as they teach, inspire and help kids grow.
We’ve found many lessons that Elephant & Piggie share with readers.
I’m a Frog
“Pretending is when you act like something you are not.”
“You can just go out and pretend to be something you are not!?”
“Sure. Everyone pretends.”
“Even grown-up people?”
“All the time.”
Elephant & Piggie teach us to use our imagination to pretend to be anything we want. Everyone pretends – even adults! Imagining is a big part of childhood and who better…
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