The Hole in the Dike
Scholastic Canada, Limited, 1993 - Netherlands - 32 pages
This abridged adaptation of Mary Mapes Dodge's classic tale about a boy who saves Holland from a disastrous flood is enlivened by Carle's bright and authentic collage illustrations. Booklist called this story "simple and smooth. . . . A story hour special". Full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NancyReed - LibraryThing
Very cute story about a boy who saves the people and land where he lives. I did not know this was just part of the Hans Brinker and the silver skates. Now I need to go read that whole book. :) Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cmiersma - LibraryThing
This is a good example of realistic fiction because it is a made up story that comes across as being true. The story relates to children through the personal and social values that are presenting in ... Read full review