Hot Diggity Dog

The History of the Hot Dog

By Adrienne Sylver; Elwood H. Smith (Illustrator)
Dutton Books, Hardcover, 9780525478973, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 13, 2010

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Description

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 the Author
Elwood Smith's illustrations have appeared regularly in the "New York Times", "Time", "Newsweek", "Forbes, " "The Wall Street Journal", "Sports Illustrated", and more. He has illustrated numerous books for children, including "The Truth about Poo" and "Gee Whiz: It's all About Pee" by Susan E. Goodman. He lives in Rhinebeck, New York.
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