Bibliographic Information: Willems, M. (2004). The pigeon finds a hot dog. New York: Hyperion Books for Children.

Annotation: Pigeon finds a hot dog and cannot wait to enjoy it. However, Duckling comes along and ask Pigeon so many questions about the hot dog that Pigeon becomes angry. But, in the end, Pigeon and Duckling decide to share the hot dog.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K-1st Grade

Readers who would like this: Readers will enjoy the humor of the dialogue and may be able to relate how Duckling acts to how a younger sibling may act.

Rating and Response: I would rate this book 4/4. The dialogue was humorous and the illustrations really showed the emotions of the characters.

Text-Dependent Questions: What was Duckling’s idea at the end of the story?

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