Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog

Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog
A 2012-2013 Bluebonnet Nominee

By: Adrienne Sylver
Illustrated by: Elwood H. Smith

 
Do you love hot dogs? If you do then this book if just right for you. It is filled with fun and fascinating facts and history tidbits on the beloved hot dog. Here are just a few of the zany things you can learn from Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog:

  • in 1969 the astronauts on Apollo 11 were the first to eat hot dogs in outer space,
  • every July we eat enough hot dogs to circle the Earth seven times,
  • and in 2009 Joey Chestnut won the international hot dog eating contest by eating 68 hot dogs in only ten minutes.

By the time you are done reading this new book I bet you will be ready to enjoy a tasty hot dog treat yourself, but hopefully only one not sixty-eight. Have fun and enjoy your hot dogs!

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