We partnered with Disney Book Group to celebrate Mo Willems’ annual Thank-o-Rama celebration, a month long celebration in May derived from the final book in the Elephant & Piggie series, The Thank You Book. It’s a celebration of thanking all, especially children, for being readers.
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! is an early-reader series created and co-edited by Mo Willems. The series features exciting new stories from renowned, award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators. Harold & Hog Pretend for Real! is the 6th book in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! series and is in stores now!
Falynn can’t stop reading it.
In honor of Thank-o-Rama, Falynn was sent the newest Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! book, Harold & Hog Pretend for Real! along with some fun goodies including sidewalk chalk, chalkboard contact paper and paper photo props.
Her assignment? Use the chalk to write down everything she’s thankful for.
Falynn’s mind immediately went to work. I was expecting a list of things like applesauce, wi-fi and surprise eggs, but she completely shocked and pleased me with her answers. I couldn’t be more proud. At the top of her list, Mo Willems, her favorite author of all time. In addition, things like “responsibilities, my life and sunsets”. Melt. I really lucked out with this one.
About Harold and Hog Pretend for Real!
Hog is careful. Harold is not.
Harold cannot help smiling. Hog can.
Hog worries so that Harold does not have to.
Harold and Hog are best friends. But can Harold and Hog’s friendship survive a game of pretending to be Elephant & Piggie?
Looking to join in on the fun?
- Click here to find ideas and activities for Thank-o-rama.
- Click here to learn more about Harold & Hog Pretend for Real!
If you’re looking for a great series, Falynn highly recommends Elephant & Piggie! She loves to read them with different voices, as she imagines each character would sound. If you have the opportunity, ask your child to make a list of things that they are thankful for. I think you may be surprised about their answers as well. Plus, you’ll have a great keepsake that you can look back on years from now.
I love the list of things she is thankful for. She knows what she likes! Sounds like an awesome book!
What a cute book! My grandkids love to read – just like me – so this will be a great addition to their book collection.
What a fun sounding book for kids – I can imagine they really love it and I love your daughters thankful list. Dogs are amazing!
This author just gets it! Kids love his other books. My kiddo loves all of their books. I think I read every single one of them likes 40 million times.
omg my kids LOVE these books too and love all the things your little one is thankful for 🙂 you have the best pictures girl! such a great thing to remind yourself of when you look back in a few years too!
This post is too cute. I love her personality. I have to make sure to get this series for my nephew. I know he is going to love it.
I can see why small kids would love this book. It sounds wonderful. She has a great thankful list. Sunsets are pretty incredible.