Dear Hot Dog

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Harry N. Abrams, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Whether it’s slurping up spaghetti or catching some sun at the beach, the everyday wonders celebrated in this collection of poems will appeal to young readers.

Cleverly crafted by Mordicai Gerstein, Dear Hot Dog follows three friends from the time they wake up and brush their teeth to when they snuggle up for bed with their favorite stuffed animal. In between playing outside, making crafts, eating their favorite treats, and reading, together they delight in the adventure and magic that each day brings. Gerstein’s vibrant illustrations and lighthearted verse make Dear Hot Dog a great introduction to poetry for young readers.

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User Review  - KrystalKeroack - LibraryThing

The art throughout this book is fun, colorful, and connects with each individual poem well. The artist was thoughtful in his interpretation on what emotion the person is portraying. The collection of ... Read full review

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User Review  - williamlong33 - LibraryThing

This Book of poems is great for showing how we can think of the world in many unique ways. It shows how interesting our world really is when even the seemingly most ordinary of objects are thought of ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Mordicai Gerstein is the Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers and The Mountains of Tibet, both of which he wrote. He lives in Westhampton, Massachusetts. Visit him online at

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