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The Pigeon wants a puppy!  Cover Image Book Book

The Pigeon wants a puppy! / words and pictures by Mo Willems.

Willems, Mo, (author,, illustrator.).


The pigeon really, really wants a puppy, but when a puppy arrives the pigeon changes its mind.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1423109600
  • ISBN: 9781423109600
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, [2008]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 2-6.
290L Lexile
Decoding demand: 73 (high) Semantic demand: 60 (medium) Syntactic demand: 26 (low) Structure demand: 79 (high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 0.7 0.5 134214.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Pigeons > Juvenile fiction.
Puppies > Juvenile fiction.
Animals > Infancy > Juvenile fiction.
Dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 77 of 110 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 3 of 5 copies available at Cass County.


  • 1 current hold with 110 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Archie E WIL (Text) 0002203309741 Easy Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Drexel E WIL 2008 (Text) 0002206299915 Easy Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Garden City E WIL (Text) 0002203309774 Easy Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center E WIL 2008 (Text) 0002205365428 Easy Picture Books Checked out 10/07/2023
Cass County Library-Pleasant Hill E WIL (Text) 0002204503920 Easy Picture Books Checked out 10/05/2023

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