Hole Is To Dig

Paperback | September 1, 1989

byRuth Krauss

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What is a hole?
A hole is when you step in it
you go down

A hole is
for a mouse
to live in.

And, of course,a hole is to dig.

This is the funniest book
of definitions you'll ever read!

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. The author's merry text and Sendak's bouncing illustrations provide young readers with a host of "first" definitions that explain everything from faces to books. Illustrated.

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What is a hole?A hole is when you step in ityou go downA hole isfor a mouseto live in.And, of course,a hole is to dig.This is the funniest bookof definitions you'll ever read!

Ruth Krauss, a member of the experimental Writer’s Laboratory at the Bank Street School in New York City in the 1940s, imaginatively used humor and invented words to create some of the very first books for children that highlighted a child’s inner life. She collaborated with some of the greatest illustrators in children’s literature, i...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 6.51 × 5.11 × 0.19 inPublished:September 1, 1989Publisher:Harpercollins Publishers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006443205X

ISBN - 13:9780064432054

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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From Our Editors

Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently.

The author's merry text and Sendak's bouncing illustrations provide young readers with a host of "first" definitions that explain everything from faces to books. Illustrated.

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"A unique book . . . with drawings bouncing with action and good humor." (NYT)