See Me Dig


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Holiday House
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5.7 X 0.1 X 8.7 inches | 0.15 pounds

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About the Author

Paul Meisel is the author and illustrator of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor books See Me Run and I See a Cat, both I Like to Read(R) books. He has written and illustrated nonfiction in the Nature Diary series: My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis (AAAS Excellence in Children's Books Finalist, CCCB Best of the Year List, Science Best Books for Curious Kids, Virginia Readers' Choice) and My Happy Year by E. Bluebird (a JLG selection). The Schmutzy Family, written by Marilyn Rosenberg and illustrated by Paul Meisel, was a National Jewish Book Award Finalist. Paul lives in Connecticut.


* "In this gem of an early reader, a cast of cavorting canines find more than they expected when they start digging . . . Using just a few words and extremely short sentences, Meisel delivers a funny story with a real plot containing several surprises. His cartoon-style illustrations in watercolor with pen-and-ink and pencil details capture the canine personalities and create deliciously spooky (but not really scary) villains in the pirate ghosts. New readers will dig this."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"This whimsical choice for emergent readers should engender conversation about the element of surprise."--Booklist

"Despite relying upon a straightforward narrative, Meisel still infuses the plot with fun and whimsy . . . These well-intentioned but mischievous dogs are truly winsome characters; their wide-eyed expressions, furrowed brows, and lolling tongues will readily endear them to children. A must-have for novice readers."--School Library Journal

"Beginning readers will easily handle the short, simple sentences, and the illustrations offer tons of visual humor."--The Horn Book Guide

"This new companion to the author's 2011 book, See Me Run, is another rollicking romp with this pack of digging canines. . . . Cartoon-like watercolor, pen-and-ink and pencil drawings combined with very simple sentences and vocabulary make this a delightful reading adventure for primary students."--Reading Today Online, by the International Reading Association