Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!


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$18.99  $17.66
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
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10.7 X 8.1 X 0.6 inches | 1.2 pounds

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About the Author

MO WILLEMS est un auteur-illustrateur à succès qui a créé plusieurs livres classés au palmarès du New York Times. Il a été finaliste de la médaille Caldecott à trois reprises. Mo a débuté sa carrière comme écrivain et animateur de l'émission Sesame Street, ce qui lui a valu six Emmy Awards. Il habite au Massachusetts avec sa famille. MO WILLEMS is the author of groundbreaking picture books, including: Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale (Caldecott Honor winner 2004);Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Caldecott Honor winner 2003); Time to Say Please!; Leonardo, the Terrible Monster; and Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. In his previous life, Mo was a six-time Emmy Award winning writer and animator forSesame Street and the creator of Cartoon Network's Sheep in the Big City. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.


"Willems may not have the market cornered on best friends, but few do them better."--ALA Booklist
"This is a perfect stealth early reader, a story that will begin as a chapter-by-chapter readaloud and then get converted by the audience when experience and determination make it time to fly solo. "--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"Amusing and heartwarming, it will leave Willems's fans totally satisfied."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"Six and a half short stories make up this expertly paced page-turner about a girl and her toy alligator, laced with the kid-centric humor on which Willems has built his career. "--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"The pacing, word volume and wide trim size are all inviting and encouraging, bringing readers close to the cozy friendship between Amanda and her impatient stuffed friend. "--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Willems knows how to keep things interesting and his audience engaged."--Horn Book (starred review)