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Be the Bus: The Lost & Profound Wisdom of the Pigeon

Mo Willems

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75% of readers

recommend this book

2023 The New York Times Best Seller
#1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Mo Willems shares wit and wisdom from The Pigeon in this one-of-a-kind humor book for adults.

Discover important tips, thoughts, opinions, quotes, complaints, and basic philosophical misunderstandings in this profound collection of Pigeon-isms. This 80-page, gift-sized collector's title features all-new original art along with big (and little) Pigeon-y tidbits to ponder, such as:

Let me be the first to say that everything has already been said.
Surprises happen when you least expect them.

If I could change just ONE thing about myself, I'd be perfect.

A must-have book for grown-up Pigeon fans!

Book Details

  • Publisher: Union Square & Co.
  • Publish Date: Apr 4th, 2023
  • Pages: 80
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 6.10in - 6.10in - 0.70in - 0.55lb
  • EAN: 9781454948193
  • Categories: Form - Anecdotes & QuotationsForm - Puns & WordplayTopic - Animals

About the 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 for 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 Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame. Mo began his career as a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards.