Let's Go for A Drive!

Let's Go for A Drive!

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Elephant Gerald and Piggie want to go for a drive, but as Gerald thinks of one thing after another that they will have to take along, they come to realize that they lack the most important thing of all.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, [2012], ©2012
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781423164821
1423164822
Branch Call Number: FICTION Wil
Characteristics: 57 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Let us go for a drive

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Bbdew
Aug 13, 2016

Our 6 yr old loves the Elephant and Piggie series; the colorful pages, the short sentences and the loveable characters have greatly influenced him on his reading. He can't get enough of these books!

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wmcleod
Dec 20, 2015

"Planning a drive?" Review submitted by Mateo for the Minecraft Book Review Raffle.

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lararobkim
Jun 10, 2015

This is a long time favorite of my 4 and 6 yr olds

ksoles Jan 15, 2015

In "Let's Go for a Drive!", Mo Willems employs his classic Elephant and Piggie formula: perfectly placed speech bubbles, effective use of white space, endearing facial expressions, phonetic play and just plain silliness.

When Gerald proposes that he and Piggie go for a drive, Piggie enthusiastically agrees and the two chant: “Drive! Drive! Drivey-drive-drive!” Gerald, a master planner, insists that they bring a map, sunglasses, umbrellas, bags and, of course, a car. But wait: Piggie doesn’t have one (“[a] pig with a car would be silly”) and neither does Gerald. Whatever will they do?

The pair’s chorus becomes both playful and educational; after “Map! Map! Mappy-map-map!”, children will attempt to fit sunglasses, umbrellas etc into the same pattern. And, in the end, Gerald and Piggie come up with a charming solution that satisfies all Willems fans.

kimrae Aug 15, 2013

What a funny book. Love it!

McIndoo Jan 19, 2013

Another great Elephant and Piggie adventure! As they prepare all of the things they might need to go for a drive: sunglasses, map, umbrellas in case it rains, and suitcases, they realize they are missing one crucial thing: a car!! Funny as usual!!

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PupFashionista
Oct 04, 2012

Funniest Elephant and Piggie book yet!

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