Waiting Is Not Easy!

Waiting Is Not Easy!
Written and Illustrated by Mo Willems

Piggie tells Gerald she has a surprise for him, but it is not there yet so Gerald must be patient.

Primary Source Pairing:
Use author photographs to give students a framework that books are written by real people! This image of Mo Willems is a fun one to show students and to pair with Waiting Is Not Easy!

Questions for Discussion:

  • Describe what you see.
  • What do you notice first?
  • What people and objects are shown?
  • How are they arranged?
  • Who do you think was the audience for this image?

Book Cover and Summary: Follett
Mo Willems image from Design Mom website.