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Don't Pigeonhole Me!

Two Decades Of The Mo Willems Sketchbook

By Mo Willems


Young readers first met the Pigeon, a beleaguered bird desperate for a shot behind the wheel of a bus, in 2003. Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! went on to sell millions of copies, receive a Caldecott Honor, and spawn additional picture books, apps, games, and even silly bands.

But did you know the Pigeon was born many years earlier in the pages of a sketchbook?

In Don't Pigeonhole Me! Two Decades of the Mo Willems Sketchbook, readers are given a rare glimpse into the mind of the man the New York Times described as "The biggest new talent to emerge thus far in the '00s." Since he was a teenager, Mo has been creating characters and scribbling ideas in the pages of sketchbooks. In the early 1990s, he started self-publishing collections of his drawings, and The Mo Willems Sketchbook was created. What began as a calling card for his work has morphed over the years from a form of therapy, to an opportunity to explore and experiment, to a gift for friends and loved ones. But these sketchbooks have always been (and continue to be) the well from which Mo draws ideas and inspiration.

Featuring a foreword by Eric Carle and an introduction by Mo, this volume includes all twenty sketchbooks from the last two decades. Don't Pigeonhole Me! reveals the author/illustrator at his most truthful, most experimental, most grown-up.

Most Mo.

Want to know where ideas come from? Look inside.

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2013

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9781423144366


Format: Book
Author: Willems, Mo
Title: Don't pigeonhole me! : two decades of the Mo Willems sketchbook / Mo Willems, with a foreword by Eric Carle.
Publisher Date: New York, N.Y. : Disney Editions, 2013.
Subject: Willems, Mo -- Notebooks. Illustrators -- United States
Isbn: 9781423144366 1423144368
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Call Number: 741.5 Wil
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Format: Book
Author: Willems, Mo
Title: Don't pigeonhole me! : two decades of the Mo Willems sketchbook / Mo Willems, with a foreword by Eric Carle.
Publisher, Date: New York, N.Y. : Disney Editions, 2013.
Description: 279 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Subjects: Willems, Mo -- Notebooks.
Subjects: Illustrators -- United States
Other Title: Do not pigonhole me
ISBN: 9781423144366
ISBN: 1423144368
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 741.5 Wil