The Pigeon Needs A Bath!

The Pigeon Needs A Bath!

Book - 2014
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The Pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won't go willingly.
Publisher: New York :, Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781423190875
1423190874
Branch Call Number: PIC Wil
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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cbennison
Jun 30, 2017

My children love the pigeon books from Mo Willems!

PimaLib_Kids Mar 02, 2017

The pigeon books are cute and funny! ~Alexis

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susan_findlay
Feb 26, 2017

I thought this book was well written and amusing. "Pigeon" is a real character! For whatever reason, though, my three year old just didn't get into it. So I can't give it 5 stars.

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amandahtYYC
Dec 10, 2014

The latest installment in the Mo Willems series starring Pigeon will not disappoint children of any age! Though they may be targeted at a younger audience I have even gotten laughs when reading these books to 'tweens'. Mo Willems is a comic genius. Hilariously priceless character!

JCLOctavia Jun 12, 2014

Pigeon is like a kid you might know, he hates to take a bath! The Pigeon needs a little help from his friends, who buzz on by and let him know he smells to bad for the flies. What does Pigeon do? I won't tell but it is very silly and you might just laugh along until the end!!

ksoles May 15, 2014

After a two-year hiatus, Mo Willems's pigeon has returned to bookstore shelves...and he's filthy! Regardless, readers young and old will welcome him back to story time in this humourous and interactive tale. As per the usual "pigeon book" routine, the bus driver opens the story by asking readers for help in persuading the pigeon to take a bath. Though covered in dirt, the stubborn pigeon resists, glaring at readers and questioning their hygiene: “YEAH! When was the last time YOU had a bath?!” A clever beat of a pause allows children to supply the answer before the pigeon replies, “Oh.”

A trio of flies that finds him repulsive finally convinces the pigeon to wash. One spread with 29 separate panels depicts the pigeon adjusting the bath (“Too wet!…Too cold.…Too reflective”) before the page turn reveals him jumping in with a “SPLASH!” Not surprisingly, the bath is ultimately fun, though perhaps not as fun as reading the book.

Rather_be_reading Apr 30, 2014

The pigeon is back and he needs a bath-- you know where this is going, and possibly how it ends, but it's fun getting there!

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cbennison
Jun 30, 2017

cbennison thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 9

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Feb 21, 2015

red_alligator_8605 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 7

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