A Hole is to Dig

A Hole is to Dig : A First Book of First Definitions

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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 how-do-you-do and shake hands" and also "a party is to make little children happy." Of course, a brother is to help you, a package is to look inside, arms are to hug with, and a book is to look at.And children will take this book of words and pictures to their hearts.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 134.62 x 170.18 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • HarperCollins Children's Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Harper Trophy.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0060234059
  • 9780060234058
  • 332,968

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"Arms are to hug with and ears are to wiggle in this funny, tender ?book of first definitions. [Has] all the elements of a true classic." . --"C.""A unique book . . . with drawings bouncing with action and good humor." --"NYT"
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2,103 ratings
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4 29% (613)
3 16% (327)
2 4% (84)
1 1% (27)
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