One of our favorite authors is Mo Willems! His Piggie and Elephant books are hilarious, we love his Pigeon stories, and he has other wonderful books as well, such as Knuffle Bunny and Amanda and Her Alligator. We talked about "Author's Craft" and noticed how Mo Willems uses his illustrations to tell his stories as well as text. We noticed how he shows "movement" with his pictures. We created illustrations that show movement, just like Mo Willems!
After reading "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus", we took a class vote and tallied our results. Most of us would NOT let the pigeon drive the bus!
We then worked on a class book "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the..."