The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!

Title: The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!

Bibliographic Information: Willems, M. (2008). The pigeon wants a puppy! New York: Hyperion Books.

Annotation: This book is about two pigeons who can easily get annoyed with one another. One begs and begs for a puppy, until it hears a puppy bark. The pigeon changes its mind once it sees how large the puppy is, and then the other pigeon asks for a walrus.

Genre: Picturebook/comic

Grade level: Preschool-1st grade

Readers who will like this book: Young readers who enjoy reading entertaining and funny stories.

Personal response/rating: I rate this book a five because it is such a good read for young readers. The pictures and the story line are excellent. It keeps the reader entertained, the pigeon’s comments are funny, and we all have those days where we really want something, but change our mind.

Question I would ask before the reading: Have you ever wanted something so badly until you saw it in real life?


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