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A Hole is to Dig

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 847 Ratings and 103 Reviews

Book Description

What would you say about eye-brows? Miss Krauss and the many children who made suggestions, re-visions, additions (and subtractions) to this book say, "Eyebrows are to go over eyes." A face? "A face is something to have on the front of your head." Also, "a face is so you can make faces." Hands? Well, hands are to hold. And also "a hand is to hold up when you want your turn." "A party is to say... More

Book Information
PublisherLive Oak Media
BindingHardcover (33 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-101595190457
ISBN-13978-1595190451
Publication Date09/30/1990
The Creators
About Ruth Krauss (Author) : Ruth Krauss is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ruth Krauss include Carrot Seed, You're Just What I Need, The Backward Day, and Goodnight Goo... more
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About Maurice Sendak (Illustrator) : Maurice Sendak is a published author, editor, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Maurice Sendak include Where the Wild Things A... more
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About Linda Terheyden (Narrator) : Linda Terheyden is a published narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Linda Terheyden include A Picture Book Of Christopher Columbus (Live Oak Readalong), Happy Birthday, Sam (... more
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Reader Comments
6/4/2008 Education Maze said:
Ruth Krauss is one of the great children's literature writers and one of Sendak's excellent mentors, it's hard not to love her. "A Hole Is To Dig" strikes me in the freedom it gives children to choose how they manipulate objects, ideas, and the outside world. A hole does not have one purpose, but ma... more

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3/10/2008 Jessica McLeod said: The words and illustrations combine perfectly to create a charming, silly, serious book that makes me happy every time I read it. The early Sendak drawings are so simple and yet so lovely!
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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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