We Are in an ACT-ivity Book!: An ELEPHANT & PIGGIE Theatrical Event

We Are in an ACT-ivity Book!: An ELEPHANT & PIGGIE Theatrical Event

We Are in an ACT-ivity Book!: An ELEPHANT & PIGGIE Theatrical Event

We Are in an ACT-ivity Book!: An ELEPHANT & PIGGIE Theatrical Event

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Overview

Mo Willems, #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author-illustrator, invites kids to take center stage in this one-of-a-kind theatrical event! Get your backstage pass to the world premiere performance of THE DAY ELEPHANT & PIGGIE MET!

Readers discover how to be a set builder, prop maker, costume designer, playwright . . . and star of the show in this 144-page, ACTion-packed ACT-ivity book from Mo Willems and pals. Featuring host and theatre expert Drama Llama WingBang, plus Elephant and Piggie, The Pigeon, and an ensemble cast of characters, kids produce their own one-kid show from start to finish.

Bonus features include perforated pages, cut-out props, mazes, games, coloring, posters, and a SUPER BOUNCE game board. And don’t miss the red-carpet (or living room–carpet) event of the year: The Pachyderm Awards!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454951469
Publisher: Union Square Kids
Publication date: 08/20/2024
Series: Elephant and Piggie Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 92,037
Product dimensions: 9.75(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Mo Willems is a number-one New York Times bestselling author, illustrator, playwright, 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, 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. Willems began his career as a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards.

Megan Alrutz, PhD, is a professor and associate chair for the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas, where she teaches and writes about drama and theater for youth and communities. Megan has collaborated with Mo Willems for more than 15 years as a dramaturg, director, and producer of his works for kids and families. She works nationally and internationally as a director, theater-maker, and dramaturg for theater, film, and television. Her work has premiered at the Alliance Theatre, Orlando Family Stage, Lincoln Center, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, among others. Megan lives in Austin, Texas.
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