Author(s): Mo Willems
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In Watch Me Throw the Ball , Gerald is determined to teach Piggie that ball-throwing is serious business... but Piggie is just as determined to have serious fun.
Mo Willems is the renowned author of many award-winning books, including the Caldecott Honor winners Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny and Knuffle Bunny Too. His other groundbreaking picture books include Knuffle Bunny Free, Leonardo, the Terrible Monster and Edwina: The Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. Before making picture books, Mo was a writer and illustrator on Sesame Street, where he won six Emmys. Mo lives with his family in Massachusetts, USA.