There is a Bird on Your Head!: Mo Willems

There is a Bird on Your Head!

Author/Illustrator: Mo Willems
Publisher: Hyperion
Publication Year: 2007
Brief Summary: Elephant is not amused to find a bird on his head, especially when it starts making a nest.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Charlotte Award, 2010′ ‘ Winner’ ‘ Primary’ ‘ New York’ ” ‘
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, 2008′ ‘ Winner’ ” ‘ United States’ ” ‘
Best Children’s Books of the Year , 2008 ; Bank Street College of Eduation
Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2008 ; Bank Street College of Education
Capitol Choices, 2008 ; The Capitol Choices Committee
Choices, 2008 ; Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Notable Children’s Books, 2008 ; ALSC American Library Association
School Library Journal Best Books, 2007 ; Cahners
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, October 2007 ; Cahners

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Good for younger kids/reader theater

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.   

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library

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