The Hole Story

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When Hamish and Hermione Hole are chased out of the cheese where they live, they search the palace for a new place to call home. But the Holes cause havoc wherever they go—no one wants holes in their underwear, bike tire, or boat! Exhausted, the pair rest in a piece of wood, only to be discovered by the palace carpenter, who knows that holes can be really useful—especially when you are making beautiful musical instruments.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-51243-950-2
$16.95 $12.71
978-1-51243-974-8
$26.99 $20.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2017
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-04-01
BISACS JUV000000, JUV019000, JUV009060
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 11 x 9.5
Lexile 590
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 188757
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Reviews

Booklist Online

“This inventive story with fairy-tale flair would be a great pick for a silly storytime.”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“A first step into the world of ontology, picture-book style! . . . A good choice for budding philosophers.”—Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Bruce Ingman

Bruce Ingman studied illustration at the Royal College of Art, London. His first book, When Martha's Away, won a National Art Library Award. Since then he has produced a number of highly distinctive books.

Author: Paul Bright

Paul Bright originally trained as an engineer—which is rather unusual for a children's author. He lives in the UK and his work has taken him all over the world.