Mo Willems' new book is a riot. A young frog named Nanette is entrusted by her mother to get the baguette for the day, and she hurries off towards the bakery. After a little dilly-dallying, she makes it there and purchases the bread. It looks so good and is so warm that she cannot help herself and takes a big bite out of it! Before she knows it, the bread is gone. Will her mother be upset with Nanette? You bet! But what happens next will be the funniest yet.— Allison Mengarelli, employed by Book Bin since 1992
Today is the day Nanette gets to get the baguette Is she set? YOU BET
Mo Willems' hilarious new picture book, Nanette's Baguette, follows our plucky heroine on her first big solo trip to the bakery. But . . . will Nanette get the baguette from baker Juliette? Or will Nanette soon be beset with regret? Set in a meticulously handcrafted-paper-modeled French village, the uniquely vibrant laugh-out-loud world of Nanette's Baguette may be Mo's best creation yet. Get set to krack into an irresistible tale you won't soon forget.
About the Author
Mo Willems (www.pigeonpresents.com), a New York Times #1 best-selling author and illustrator, has been awarded a Caldecott Honor on three occasions, for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity. The celebrated Elephant & Piggie early-reader series has been awarded the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal on two occasions (for There Is a Bird on Your Head! and Are You Ready to Play Outside?) as well as garnering five Geisel Honors (for We Are in a Book!, I Broke My Trunk!, Let's Go for a Drive!, A Big Guy Took My Ball! and Waiting Is Not Easy!). See above.