Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

by Mac Barnett

Illustrations by Jon Klassen

“We won’t stop digging until we find something spectacular,” Dave says to Sam. They dig their hole deeper—and even sideways—but they keep just missing what they’re looking for. Full-color illustrations were created digitally and in colored pencil.

ISBN: 9780763662295

JLG Release: February 2015

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock


Grades K-1


12 books / $15.80 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    7 7/8" x 10 5/8"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 1.9, Points: 0.5


    Level: 450L

    Awards & Honors

    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; PW’s Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; 2015 Caldecott Medal, Honor Book; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, Younger Readers; BuzzFeed 2014 Best Books, Picture Book; Irma Black Award, 2015 Finalist; New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2014, Picture Books; Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; 2015 E. B. White Read Aloud Award Winner, Picture Book; Capitol Choices 2015; 2015 Parents’ Choice Book Awards: Picture Books, Silver
    CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal Shortlist for 2016



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