Hole Is To Dig by Ruth KraussHole Is To Dig by Ruth Krauss

Hole Is To Dig

byRuth Krauss

Paperback | September 1, 1989

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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!

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...
Title:Hole Is To DigFormat: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


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Favourite The combination of Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak is so perfect.
Date published: 2017-03-23

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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)