Poetry is found everywhere and written about anything! And it doesn’t have to rhyme! The subtitle “poems about everyday stuff” explains the curious title Dear Hot Dog. The author writes poems about toes, clothing, toys and, yes, even hot dogs “snug as a puppy in your bready bun”. The illustrations give glimpses of the everyday things which we all can experience through a child’sThis can be a great tool for teaching poetry.
Reviewed by: Beth Yankey, Librarian, Virginia, USA