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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!: And More Stories (Pigeon)

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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place -- a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before. Leonardo the Terrible Monster Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, this adaptation of the beloved folk song creates a dazzling, intimate interpretatio ...more
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Published August 1st 2011 by Findaway World
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Andy Hickman
“Kaua e Tuku mā te Kukupa te Pahi e Taraiwa!” by Mo Willems
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Wonderful translation of a bus story about such a funny character.
“Hei konā rā” = Goodbye from the one leaving.
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Mar 29, 2016 Cristina rated it really liked it
This app is a great interactive app for younger students! You can choose which story to read, create your own story (by shaking the pigeon) orgo into ‘favorite stories’, ‘draw the pigeon’, or ‘boring stuff’. The bus driver talks to the reader/student watching, asks questions and pauses while you can answer aloud then click the button when you’re done answering. The pigeon then comes out and talks to the reader as well, this gives the connection we seek for between the two. So, when the children ...more
Laura
Mar 09, 2016 Laura added it
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Our class discussions have mainly been focused around pictures books (which is awesome!) Our group today happened to pick up a book by this same author and it was titled something along the lines of "Duckie Gets A Cookie". The illustrations were hilarious and it was great because it was fairly easy to follow and it also allows kids to learn manners and sharing. That is what I took from it. The little duck polity asks for a cookie with nuts because that's what he knows the pigeon likes. The pigeo ...more
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Oct 04, 2011 Jean Ann rated it it was amazing
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This is one of the first books I read to my Kindergarteners after becoming a library assistant. I loved the way the students took responsibility for keeping that sly pigeon off of the bus. This book is a 'must have' in every elementary school library.
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#1 New York Times Bestselling author and illustrator Mo Willems is best known for his Caldecott Honor winning picture books Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and Knuffle Bunny: a cautionary tale.

In addition to such picture books as Leonardo the Terrible Monster, Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct, and Time to Pee, Mo has created the Elephant and Piggie books, a series of early r
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