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6 edition of A Hole Is to Dig found in the catalog.

A Hole Is to Dig

by Ruth Krauss

  • 326 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMaurice Sendak (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7292075M
ISBN 10006443205X
ISBN 109780064432054

A Hole Is to Dig NPR coverage of A Hole Is to Dig: A First Book of First Definitions by Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Ruth Krauss.   Camp Green Lake calls the place they dig a lake, but really it's all dried up. It's enormous, and it's the perfect, tiring surface for digging holes. The first hole's the : Googleyeyes.

  Ruth Krauss () is the author of over thirty books for children, including the classics The Carrot Seed, illustrated by her husband, Crockett Johnson, and A Hole Is to Dig, illustrated by Maurice Sendak."Ruth Krauss's intuitive ability as a writer to capture the free-spirited thought processes and laughter of young children ensures her books' widespread acceptance and timeless Author: Ruth Krauss.   Buy a cheap copy of A Hole Is to Dig book by Ruth Krauss. 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 Free shipping over $Cited by: 4.

  Ruth Krauss was one of the most widely celebrated children’s book authors of all time. Her long list of award-winning books includes The Carrot Seed, The Happy Day, A Hole Is to Dig, Open House for Butterflies, A Very Special House, and many books continue to be read and cherished by children throughout the world. Maurice Sendak’s children’s books have sold over 30 /5(3).   Dig a hole roughly 4 feet deep, maybe deeper depending on how big you are. This will require a lot of manual labor and time. Then, using a mattock, dig horizontally near the bottom of the hole - not too deep or the wall may collapse. Be sure to cover the top when you are done with leaves and sticks. Not Helpful 3 Helpful %(31).


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A Hole Is to Dig by Ruth Krauss Download PDF EPUB FB2

"A Hole Is to Dig" is a humorous dictionary for very young children. Text by Ruth Krauss and artwork by Maurice Sendak tip top. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Earl S.

Wirth. out of 5 stars Don't expect much. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Cited by: 4. "A Hole is to Dig" goes through objects in a typical child's life and lets the reader know what the purpose is.

This book lost a lot of stars for the reason of it not doing enough as it could have. I don't really have much to say about the book/5. Sam & Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Sam and Dave are on a mission: They plan to keep digging until they “find something read more.

Sam and Dave are on a mission: They plan to keep digging until they “find something spectacular.” When digging straight down doesn’t yield results, they turn to the right.

Then they. Since we read this, my boys have been trying to dig a hole to the other side of the earth. The hole takes up a large section of our garden and is getting a bit deep.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Biggm. out of 5 stars I loved this book as a by: 3. Dig is a difficult book to explain, like many of her books. Im not even going to begin to try and describe the plot.

Im not even going to begin to try and describe the plot. Just know that its an incredibly strange and moving story that covers many A Hole Is to Dig book, such as family, abuse, privilege, race, death, and much more/5.

Holes is a young adult novel written by Louis Sachar and first published by Farrar, Straus and book centers on an unlucky teenage boy named Stanley Yelnats, who is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile corrections facility in a desert in Texas, after being falsely accused of : Louis Sachar.

When a book of imaginative nature such as this comes along, we get all excited, expect it to be top flight. Though the definitions in this First Book of Definitions may bring a few squeals of delight from the young mind making its first associations between the things he knows and what they make him think about- they are not up to the level of warmth and humor of Ruth Krauss' other : Ruth Krauss.

A Hole Is to Dig book. 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!Author: Ruth Krauss.

Parents need to know that Caldecott Honor book Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, by Mac Barnett () and illustrated by award-winning artist Jon Klassen (This Is Not My Hat, Extra Yarn) is an offbeat tale of two boys (we don't know if they're brothers or friends) who dig a hole near a house and a tree, not wanting to stop till they find "something spectacular."4/5.

a hole is to dig: a first book of first definitions Krauss, Ruth; Sendak, Maurice (pictures by) Published by Harper & Brothers (), New York (). A Hole is to Dig by Ruth Krauss and pictures by Maurice Sendak.

A Caldecott Honor Book With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor. Sam and Dave are on a mission. A mission to find something spectacular. So they dig a hole.

And they keep digging. And they find nothing.4/5(19). A Hole is to Dig: A First Book of Definitions by Krauss, Ruth Paperback Book The. $ Free shipping. The Carrot Seed Board Book: By Ruth Krauss.

$ Free shipping. A HOLE IS TO DIG By Ruth Krauss - Hardcover *Excellent Condition* $ Free Rating: % positive. Hole Is to Dig, A by Krauss, Ruth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at this is one serious little book. i think it's too nuanced for my three year old to appreciate, but i love krauss's liberties with language and sentence structure.

the pictures are the perfect complement. Dig Dig Digging Tip Tip Dig Dig How to Dig a Hole to the Other Side of the World Hole Is to Dig, A AFile Size: KB.

She wrote more than 30 children's books during her lifetime including The Carrot Seed, I Can Fly, and A Hole Is to Dig: A First Book of First Definitions. She received the Caldecott Medal for The Happy Day in and A Very Special House in She also wrote verse plays and poetry for adults.

She died on J at the age of /5(5). Assuming you mean the holes from the book Holes by Louis Sachar, they had to dig holes as deep and as wide as the shovels given to them, which were approximately five feet long.

A Hole Is to Dig by Ruth Krauss; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Definition (Philosophy), Children's stories, Juvenile literature.

Parents need to know that A.S. King's Dig won the Michael J. Printz 's a surreal, heartbreaking, and sometimes downright weird story of three generations of a Pennsylvania family drowning in secrets, racism, abuse, poverty, and mental instability.4/5.

Ruth Krauss married children's book author Crockett Johnson in They collaborated on many books, among them The Carrot Seed, How to Make an Earthquake, Is This You.

and The Happy Egg. Another eight of her books were illustrated by Maurice Sendak, starting with A Hole Is to Dig (), which launched Sendak's : Crockett Johnson. From this passage, we see that digging a perfect hole is one of the only ways for Zero to prove that he's good at something.

He can't defend himself and he can't read, but he can dig the fastest.Get this from a library! A hole is to dig: a first book of first definitions. [Ruth Krauss; Maurice Sendak; Harper & Row, Publishers,] -- A book for young children that explains and illustrates simple and easily understood definitions such as a hole is to dig, hands are to hold, and arms are to hug.Sam and Dave Dig a Hole is a children’s book by author Mac Barnett and illustrator Jon was published by Candlewick in and was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book in Author: Mac Barnett.