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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

by Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)

Other authors: Jon Klassen (Illustrator)

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Hilariously ironic book made me laugh out loud. At the end I noticed it was dedicated to Carson Ellis and wondered how they knew each other so I Googled both their names and found this interesting interview. https://numberfivebus.com/2015/09/14/season-2-episode-3-tba-tba/
  jet6 | May 7, 2017 |
This was a very entertaining book to read. Throughout the whole story you are hoping that Sam and Dave find that massive diamond they are nearly missing every time they decide to dig in a new direction. The frustration this story makes readers feel is successfully drawing the reader in. This is a wonderful story for children to read because it will engage them and make them wonder if Sam and Dave will get smart enough to realize that they are so close to their treasure. ( )
  Jennaroo82 | May 1, 2017 |
Summary- Sam and Dave start to dig a hole with their dog in search of something amazing. They dig and dig and dig but cannot find anything. Until they get tired and their dog digs for a bone, but when he does they fall through the hole to someplace new.

Critique of Genre- Fantasy, they travel through the Earth and fall through.

Age- All Ages

Media- Colored Pencil ( )
  DRhodes02 | Apr 19, 2017 |
In this story of Sam and Dave they go on an adventure by digging a hole to find a treasure underground. While digging they keep getting tired so they decide to change direction missing the treasure every time. This is a fun story that will grab and keep readers interested and leave them wanting more. ( )
  MadelynMaxwell | Apr 12, 2017 |
This books is a humorous book in which two friends go on an adventure to find something "spectacular". The two friends decide to dig a hole and just barely miss the spectacular things each time. The illustrations in this book make it a great one. You would not get the main idea of the story with out them. This book is also a good one for older students because you are left wondering if everything actually happened or if it was just a dream they had. You could do so many things with this book in your calssroom. ( )
  Hanleighearle | Mar 19, 2017 |
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Klassen, JonIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Klassen, JonIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763662291, Hardcover)

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. 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 you’d never expect.

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