Sam and Dave Dig a Hole (Hardback)
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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole (Hardback)

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Hardback 40 Pages / Published: 02/10/2014
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With perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humour. From the award-winning team behind Extra Yarn, and illustrated by Jon Klassen, the Kate Greenaway-winning creator of This is Not My Hat and and I Want My Hat Back, comes a perfectly paced, deadpan tale full of visual humour. 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. Yet the day turns out to be pretty spectacular after all. Attentive readers will be rewarded with a rare treasure in this witty story of looking for the extraordinary - and finding it in a manner they'd never expect.

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406357769
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 382 g
Dimensions: 277 x 208 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
You've got to love a book that celebrates the simple pleasure of digging a hole. . . a deadpan tale brimming with humour -- Fiona Noble * Bookseller Children's Guide *
Very much a book that all the family will chuckle at. * babybuzz Magazine *
Witty, wonderfully illustrated. * Absolutely Chiswick / Richmond / West *
A wonderful story with brilliant illustrations about looking for the ordinary and finding it in a very unexpected place. * Haverhill Echo *
Wonderful. * Bury Free Press *
A rare treasure in this witty story. * The Recorder *
Draws on the nostalgic notions of a childhood full of curiosity, adventure and imagination. It is this that makes the story accessible and enjoyable for both young and adult readers. * Association of Illustrators *
Glorious and funny . . . will captivate and engage a child. * Woman's Way *
Truly hilarious . . . this brilliant picturebook is a witty `treasure' in many ways and should bring smiles to the faces of readers of all ages * The School Librarian *
A story that perfectly reflects the imaginative possibilities and curious delights of digging a hole * Guardian *
A clever and engaging picturebook that will appeal to hole-diggers everywhere! * Children's Books Ireland Recommended Read *
This utterly charming picture book is classy, looks beautiful and - if you look carefully - is very clever indeed * Daily Post North Wales, Evening Gazette Teeside, Manchester Evening Chronicle, The Chronicle Newcastle *
A beautiful, easy-to-read picture book . . . brilliant * Carousel *

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