Circle Dogs


written by Kevin Henkes
illustrated by Dan Yaccarino

"Shapes cavort in the form of circle dogs that live in a big square house in this delightful book" (Kirkus Reviews)The simple story presents a day in the life of two dachshunds, including meals, playtimes, naptime, etc. Henkes funny text and Yaccarino's bold, geometric illustrations are a perfect pair.

Note: This book wasn't written specifically to teach shapes...but it's full of shapes and references to shapes, making this a fun book to read during your unit on shapes.


Interest Level:  K-Gr. 2          Grade Equivalent:  1.8        Lexile Measure: 30L


Below are sample pages from inside this cute Kevin Henkes book:


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You may also want to check out other books by Kevin Henkes. We love every book he has written!  They are all so adorable and the stories are ones that kids can relate to.  To learn more about his books, click the covers below or link above.