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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a bus driver takes a break in this hilarious Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, he gives the reader just one instruction: "Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!" But, boy, that pigeon tries every trick in the book to get in that driving seat: he whines, wheedles, fibs and flatters. Will you let him drive? Told entirely in speech bubbles, this brilliantly original and funny picture book demands audience participation!
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
Theme
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121680
Cataloging source
IeDuTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willems, Mo
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pigeons
  • Bus drivers
  • Temper tantrums
  • Children's stories
Target audience
preschool
Label
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!, words and pictures by Mo Willems
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781844285136
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781844285136
Label
Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!, words and pictures by Mo Willems
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781844285136
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781844285136

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