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A perfect day for digging / by Cari Best ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

Best, Cari. (Author). Davenier, Christine. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch E BEST C (Text) 33126019672694 Easy Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch E BEST C (Text) 33126019672702 Easy Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781477847060
  • ISBN: 1477847065
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Las Vegas, Nev. : Two Lions, c2014.

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Summary, etc.:
In the spring when trees unfreeze and grass grows green and pansies say, "Please plant me!" Nell and her dog, Rusty, can't wait to dig in dirt just right for digging. But Norman, their neighbor, says "Ewww!" to digging and dirt.
Subject: Gardening > Fiction.
Soils > Fiction.

  • School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2014 May

    PreS-Gr 1—Nell and her dog, Rusty, love to dig in the springtime mud, but their friend Norman, dressed in a white shirt and bow tie, prefers to watch from a clean distance. Nell and Rusty tunnel, splash, and make dirt angels, and Norman is slowly drawn into their play. Soon he, too, is digging up treasures to add to their "dirt museum" and he doesn't even mind that his new shoes are all dirty. Best's lyrical text hums along ("In the spring when the trees unfreeze and the grass grows green and pansies say, 'Please plant me,'"), and Davenier's ink and pencil illustrations burst with color and movement, with Nell and Rusty always in motion, and Norman's static lines becoming more active as he becomes a muddy participant in the play.—Kathleen Kelly MacMillan, Carroll County Public Library, MD

    [Page 73]. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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