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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126022483154 J New Fiction Available -
Covington Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126024580007 J New Fiction Checked out 12/31/2019
Covington Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126024650776 J New Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126022453843 J New Fiction Checked out 12/30/2019
Erlanger Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126022464394 J New Fiction Checked out 12/27/2019
Erlanger Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126022483121 Easy Checked out 12/10/2019
Erlanger Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126024330023 Easy Checked out 12/23/2019
Erlanger Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126024650792 Easy Checked out 12/17/2019
Wm. E. Durr Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126022483147 Easy Checked out 01/02/2020
Wm. E. Durr Branch E WILLE M (Text) 33126024650784 Easy Checked out 12/16/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781368046459
  • ISBN: 1368046452
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2019.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 3 / 5.0

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: The pigeon must go to school, but frets about math, learning the alphabet, heavy backpacks, and what the teacher and other birds will think of him.
Subject: First day of school Fiction
Fear Fiction
Schools Fiction
Pigeons Fiction
Genre: Humorous fiction.

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2019 August

    PreS-Gr 2—Willems's famed feathered protagonist faces the inevitable with a winning mix of chuckle-inducing bravado, honest emotion, and a child-grabbing point of view. The pigeon is not happy about the prospect of launching his educational career, flapping his wings in desperation as the book begins ("WAIT! Don't read that title!") and spouting a series of fervent objections that range from the familiar to the delightfully absurd: "Why do I have to go to school?" "I already know EVERYTHING!" "Does 'school' start in the morning? Because you know what I'm like in the morning! It is NOT pretty." "What if the teacher doesn't like pigeons?" "WHAT IF I LEARN TOO MUCH!?! My head might pop off." Utilizing muted monochromatic backdrops, the pages are dominated by the vividly drawn character, and his dramatic body language and ever-expressive single eye accentuate each and every comic beat. When the pigeon finally gets to the heart of the matter and reveals his true feelings ("I'm…scared"), he is drawn much smaller, with thinner lines and tighter body posture. Never fear, this lovable character works his way through his emotions (raising questions that parents can discuss with their own soon-to-be-students) and finishes on an upbeat note—total jubilation at his means of transportation: a school bus! VERDICT Deftly balancing genuine concerns with humor and buoyant reassurance, this irresistible offering starring a fan favorite is sure to become a first-day-of-school classic.—Joy Fleishhacker, Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs

    Copyright 2019 School Library Journal.
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