Friday, June 26

bookshelf -a hole is to dig

A Hole is to Dig (A First Book of First Definitions) is notable for the word play but also for being a first break for a young illustrator called Maurice Sendak. Written by Ruth Krauss (who also penned Carrot Seeed, another winner in our house) the definitons are perfectly sensible to the young listener and wimsical for the (assuming parent) reader.