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- Families can talk about how Piggie and Gerard's assumptions lead them to misunderstand the situation. How could they have avoided all this turmoil?
- When Gerard hears Piggie's tearful tale, he gets angry and prepares to confront the big guy who took the ball. What else could he and Piggy have done?
- Piggie and Gerard realize the situation looks completely different from the whale's perspective. Parents can talk with children about empathy and considering someone else's point of view.
- Author: Mo Willems
- Illustrator: Mo Willems
- Genre: Friendship
- Topics: Friendship, Ocean Creatures, Wild Animals
- Book type: Fiction
- Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
- Publication date: May 21, 2013
- Publisher's recommended age(s): 6 - 8
- Number of pages: 64
- Available on: Paperback, Hardback
- Award: ALA Best and Notable Books
- Last updated: June 19, 2019
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