This Book Just Ate My Dog!

This Book Just Ate My Dog!
Written and Illustrated by Richard Byrne

When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right.

Primary Source Pairing:
Create a two-for-one lesson by teaching parts of a book and reading this fun, engaging story about a missing dog. ISAIL standards include mastery of parts of the book. Scott E. Franson’s website also includes a 32-page page picture book template that could be paired with this title.

Questions for Discussion:

  • Describe what you see.
  • What do you notice first?
  • What words do you see on this image?
  • What can you learn from examining this image?

Book Cover and Summary: Follett
Picture Book Basics image from Scott E. Franson’s website (visit his website to download a large version of the image)