Plucky pigeon is prancing around holding a hot dog, quite amazed at his good fortune upon stumbling across this tasty surprise. When a sneaky duckling get a whiff of the delicious dog, all the fun begins. Two birds both with their big greedy eyes set on one hot dog is a recipe for some serious plotting. Mo Willems fans will laugh at the crazy antics and lengths a couple of feathered friends will go to get their claws on the food prize.
Best Kids' Books About Hot Dogs
Hot dogs are a popular handheld food served at cookouts, pool parties, and other large outdoor gatherings. Some people like them best with just a line of ketchup and mustard down the middle. Other like them piled high with relish, baked beans, chili, and sauerkraut. Hot dogs are a favorite for kids on the go who need a quick, convenient meal that can be gobbled down without any utensils. Children's books about baseball are filled with pictures of families at ballparks eating hot dogs while watching a game. Reading kids' books about hot dogs will tickle the funny bones of little ones who love to eat them. Watching their favorite food come to life and dance across the pages of picture books will make them giggle, and probably ask to have hot dogs for dinner!
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A funny, illustrated chapter book for beginners and resistant readers about a bunch of hungry canines. They are on a mission to steal hot dogs from a street vendor, but along they way they are met with lots of diversions. A band of raccoons, also craving some wieners, are following close behind hoping to snag the food for themselves. They have to jump through lots of hoops, escape some harrowing situations, and distract a diligent hot dog vendor in order to snag the food. Humorous pictures and zany characters add to the appeal of this silly book.
Kids who are making the transition from picture books to chapter books will love this funny book. Frank is an introvert who prefers to quietly write in his journal, while Bean is a noisy fellow who likes to blow his trumpet. Bean also has a desire to talk, but without having words to speak, he leans on Frank to help him out. Readers will laugh at the way these two foods with opposite personalities eventually become friends.
Poor Oscar is the butt of all the jokes on Halloween. He's a wiener dog who gets all of the wrong kind of attention due to his physical stature. But when he has an opportunity to help the other dogs on Halloween, Oscar doesn't hesitate. In the end, his actions win the respect of the bully dogs and eventually they become best friends. A valuable life lesson is shared in this humorous book perfect for Halloween.
This is the best non-fiction hot dog book for kids who want to get all the scoop on their favorite food. The bold and colorful pictures of hot dogs zipping across every page add a lot of fun to this novelty book. Readers will learn tons of hot dog history, from the creation of sausage tubes in ancient Rome to the explosion of hot dog popularity in America during the 19th century. This book is full of facts and stats about everything and anything to do with hot dogs- including condiments, contests, and consumption. A zany read for kids who love their frankfurters!
Summer beach scenes set the tone for this endearing story about a hot dog who wants to be a regular canine. When a little fairy makes his dreams come true, the little pup isn't so sure about his new place on the beach. He wonders if the other real dogs will be as friendly and accepting as he had hoped. A rhyming story with engaging pictures of dogs frolicking in the sand will make every kid smile. More importantly, there is a nice lesson about be happy with yourself, just as you are!
A quirky book filled with debates and dilemmas involving all sorts of food. Organized into a collection of poems, the book reads like a series of short stories. The opener is a funny spat between a hot dog and a hamburger, with each slinging insults at the other. Kids will laugh at the preposterous scenarios, some that end disastrously for foods that find themselves in a jam. Lots of opportunities to relate the silly scenarios to real life experiences and talk about conflict resolution.
The year was 1939 and Eleanor Roosevelt hosted two very important people at the White House. King George Vl and Queen Elizabeth, reigning British royalty, were invited in an effort to strengthen the relationship with England. For the casual luncheon, Eleanor decided to serve American fare. Much to the surprise of her very proper guests, hot dogs were the main course. A funny, true story with lots of history included.
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Delicious Children's Books About Hot Dogs
Little foodies who love to sink their teeth into a juicy hot dog will devour these silly books. There are graphic novels with cartoonish illustrations of characters who are actual hot dogs engaging in all kinds of ridiculous behaviors. Lots of books feature hot dogs as that characters themselves, trying to navigate life just like the readers. However, they are living in fear that someone always wants to take a bite out of them. The best children's books about hot dogs do share one thing in common- they make readers hungry. So be sure to add a few non-fiction hot dog books packed with tons of mouthwatering facts and unusual historical events surrounding this popular food.
Fun Facts About Hot Dogs
If you ask kids what they know about hot dogs, they are likely to provide a basic description of the food itself. Maybe they will tell you it's an oblong shaped pork product served in a bun. Perhaps they'll talk about preferring them grilled rather than boiled, but that the microwave is a good solution when short on time. Kids who like to talk about hot dogs as much as they like to eat them will enjoy gobbling up all of this fun trivia.
- Joey Chestnut holds the world record for eating the most hot dogs. In 2021, he set a new record by eating 76 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. He has also won 16 Yellow Mustard Belts for eating 62 hot dogs in buns.
- A New York City restaurant sells the most expensive hot dog in the world for $2,300. The restaurant, 230 Fifth, has a menu that boasts about this outrageously priced item. It is made of Japanese wagyu beef topped with onions and sauerkraut that have been marinated in champagne. Caviar is another delicacy added to the mix. Patrons interested in ordering this from the menu must do so 48 hours in advance.
- The largest hot dog ever made was 718 feet long. In 2017, the gigantic hot dog was laid out for spectators in Flensburg, Germany. After the hot dog was presented to the crowd, authorities cut it up and served it to anyone who wanted to taste a piece of history.
- Americans spend more than $8 billion on hot dogs a year. Los Angeles consumes more hot dogs than any other city, including New York and Dallas. Estimates indicate people in Los Angeles eat 30 million pounds of hot dogs per year.
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