Friday, October 19, 2007

Willems Speaks!

Dude, you guys! Video interview with Mo Willems!

Transcribed from a bit where he talks about his characters, who are not blissfully happy rodents:
"The characters in my books don't realize they're funny. They're taking their lives very seriously. The pigeon who wants to drive the bus, he doesn't think that this is a funny book. He thinks it's tragedy."

And don't click out when they say bye, because there's a little after-credits treat that is so distinctively Mo Willems.

Found via Mo Willems's (Willems'? Willemses?) blog.

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