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The Resource Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!, words and pictures by Mo Willems

Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!, words and pictures by Mo Willems

Label
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!
Title
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!
Statement of responsibility
words and pictures by Mo Willems
Title variation
Do not let the pigeon drive the bus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A pigeon that longs to drive a bus sees a chance to make its dream come true when the bus driver takes a short break
Member of
Summary
When the bus driver decides to take a break from driving, a wild and wacky pigeon pleads and begs to take his place, capturing the antics of a preschooler's temper tantrum
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2003
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Early Reader, 2015.
  • Buckaroo Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Picture Books, 2005.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award for Picture Storybook, 2007.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Primary, 2005.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades K-2, 2005.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Picture Books, 2006.
Awards note
Caldecott Medal/Honor, 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121680
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children, October 2006
  • School Library Journal starred, May 2003
  • Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), January 2004
  • Booklist starred, September 2003
  • Horn Book Starred, July 2003
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, May 2003
  • Publisher's Weekly, February 2003
  • Horn Book, October 2003
  • Bulletin (Center for Children's books), May 2003
  • Wilson's Children
  • Caldecott Medal/Honor
  • School Library Journal starred
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1.3
  • K-3
  • K-3
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ7.W65535
LC item number
Do 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
280
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Pigeon (Picture books)
Series volume
0001
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!, words and pictures by Mo Willems
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
21409687
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[34] p.
Isbn
9780786819881
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)32939
  • (IMchF)fol08844626
Label
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!, words and pictures by Mo Willems
Publication
Control code
21409687
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[34] p.
Isbn
9780786819881
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)32939
  • (IMchF)fol08844626

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