Written by Sarah Roberts
Illustrator Joe Mathieu
Published 1981
Publisher Random House
Series Sesame Street Start-to-Read
ISBN 0394848470

Ernie's Big Mess is a 1981 Sesame Street storybook featuring Ernie.

After Bert gets too fed up with Ernie's constant messes and says out loud that he wishes he lived on his own, Ernie decides to move out, but he has trouble finding a good place to sleep.


Other editions

Book and audio editions

  • The audio sets feature the original character voices, with Betty Lou narrating (voiced by Fran Brill).


Translated book and audio editions

The Dutch book and tape set features Paul Haenen as Bert and Grover, Wim T. Schippers as Ernie and Oscar the Grouch, and other character voices.

See also