Knuffle Bunny is one of the creations of Mo Willems, a best-selling author and illustrator for children, and as Rita Braver discovered, very much a man of the world: His television work includes creating the animated television series Sheep in the Big City for Cartoon Network as well as working on Sesame Street, and The Off-Beats. Mo Willems believes the world could use a lot more kindness right now. Operation: C.A.B.L.E.-T.V./Operation: C.A.M.P. Animals in Danger, Jon Scieszka: The TRUE Story (As Told by His Friends), At Home Edition: Chris Evans/Mo Willems/Kane Brown. Operation D.O.D.G.E.B.A.L.L./Operation F.E.R.A.L. He is known for his work on, 10 Things You Didn’t Know about Mo Willems, ‘Unicorn: Warriors Eternal’: HBO Max & Cartoon Network Order Supernatural Animated Series From Genndy Tartakovsky, ‘Tiny Toons Looniversity’: Steven Spielberg EP’d Reboot Gets Two-Season Series Order For HBO Max & Cartoon Network, A Less "Over the Top" Original Captain Kirk (Alternate Casting), Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Special. Willems looks on in rehearsals for a live performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on May 29, 2019. “We are definitely living in very difficult and very troubled times,” the beloved children’s book author and illustrator told HuffPost. Face Watches the Dance of the Fork and the Spoon, Going, Going, Almost Gone! Plus, see what some of your favorite '90s stars look like now. Cat the Cat's Show the Show Show with YOU the YOU! Mo Willems is an American artist and author. Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Willems continued working there from 1994 to 2002. Operation A.R.C.H.I.V.E./Operation S.L.U.M.B.E.R. Looking for some great streaming picks? Mo Willems (born February 11, 1968) is an American writer, animator, voice actor, and creator of children's books. -- Gritty Parody, Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Division, Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct, Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity. Operation: N.O.-P.O.W.U.H/Operation: T.E.E.T.H. Codename: Kids Next Door - Operation Z.E.R.O. Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. In the library world, Mo Willems is better known for his children’s books. Willems is the creator of some of the most popular characters in books for young children including the Pigeon, Knuffle Bunny, and Elephant and Piggie. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. They have one child. He is known for his work on Sheep in the Big City (2000), Sesame Street (1969) and Codename: Kids Next Door (2002). Mo Willems was born on February 11, 1968 in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA as Maurice Charles Willems. Mo Willems has never been the type of person to put his personal life on display, but we do know that he has been happily married for more than 20 years. Prairie Gets in Touch with Her Inner Monster. Mo Willems was born on February 11, 1968 in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA as Maurice Charles Willems. Operation D.U.C.K.Y./Operation D.I.A.P.E.R. He has been married to Camp, Cheryl since September 27, 1997. Mo Willems, Writer: Sheep in the Big City. Operation: O.F.F.I.C.E./Operation: A.R.C.T.I.C. In 2003, Willems released his first picture book, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! During this time, he was also credited with creating Sheep in the Big City and Codename: Kids Next Door. He has written and illustrated more than 50 children’s books.