We love Mo Willems books, especially Elephant and Piggie. They are a super fun series for kids who are learning to read. I think I enjoy them as much as my kids do. Gerald the Elephant and his best friend, Piggie, are simply hilarious.
My daughter and I set out to make some holiday ornaments inspired by the Elephant and Piggie books, but guess who kept showing up? The Pigeon! Ideas for how the Pigeon could be a part of this project just kept popping into my daughter’s head. “How about he pops out of one of the presents?”, she giggled. Then later, “What if we dressed him up like an angel and put him on top of a tree? Wouldn’t that be hilarious?” Yes, just like in all the Elephant and Piggie books, the Pigeon always finds a way to be included. He’s spunky like that. [Read more…]