If you have a 3 or four-year old person in your life, or if, like me, you occasionally revert to your inner child’s reading tastes, you have probably encountered the delightful books by Mo Willems. Willems has taken the art of simple storytelling and illustration to its zenith with such intriguing titles as Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed.
Today on NPR’s Morning Edition, Renee Montagne interviewed the author upon the release of his latest book, The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? wherein Pigeon, a cranky sort, finds a rival in sweet, adorable, polite Duckling.