Hot Diggity Dog by Adrienne Sylver
The History of the Hot Dog

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If we are what we eat, Americans are hot dogs.

We ate them on the way to the moon and served them to the king of England. We name a Hot Dog? Eating Champ! Garnished with hilarious illustrations and amazing ?foodie? facts, this kid-friendly, globespanning history of our favorite fast-food meal offers unique insight into America?s multicultural heritage. From a hobo?s franks-and-beans to astronaut food, there?s more to the wiener?and what?s for dinner?than you think.

 

About Adrienne Sylver

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Adrienne Sylver grew up in Ohio, where she rooted for the Cleveland Indians and learned to appreciate a good stadium hot dog. A reporter, she lives in Miami with her family.Elwood H. Smith studied art at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and now lives with his wife in Rhinebeck, New York.
 
Published May 13, 2010 by Dutton Children's. 32 pages
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Children's Books.

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Humphrey Bogart telling it like it is: “A hot dog at the ball park is better than a steak at the Ritz”—which entertainingly meld to give the hot dog specific character.

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This quirky picture book history of the hot dog traces its origins from ancient Roman sausage to its arrival in the U.S. (enter the hot dog bun) and beyond.

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