Digging in the Dirt


Digger Man
by Andrea Griffing Zimmerman ISBN: 9780805066289

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"Honk the horn!"
"Flash the lights!"
"Push the mud!"

A little boy imagines driving a great big digger-scooping and pushing mud to make a playground for his baby brother. 

Children are fascinated with bulldozers, backhoes, payloaders-diggers of all shapes and sizes. In this playful picture book, simple alliterative language and bold, colorful images capture a child's love of building and creating.


Dirt: The Scoop on Soil
by Natalie M Rosinsky ISBN: 9781404800120

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Sand, silt, clay, and humus. Dig deep into this book about soil to discover the world beneath your feet. Engage young readers in real science with these informative, fun, fact-filled books.




Dig Those Dinosaurs
by Lori Haskins Houran ISBN: 9780807515792

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"Dig, dig, dig those dinosaurs
So big, big, big those dinosaurs
Rig, rig, rig those dinosaurs
Dig those dinosaur bones." 

The rhythmical text and lively, well-researched illustrations follow a paleontologist and his crew as they find, clean, assemble, and exhibit dinosaur bones. The read-aloud fun is accompanied by up-to-date facts about dinosaur fossils.

Educational and inspiring, this story is bound to captivate little scientists.




Diary of a Worm
by Doreen Cronin ISBN: 9780060001513

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This is the diary....of a worm.

Surprisingly, a worm is not that different from you or me. Except he eats his homework. Oh, and his head looks a lot like his rear end.

Doreen Cronin, the New York Times best-selling author of CLICK, CLACK, MOO and GIGGLE, GIGGLE, QUACK, teams up with illustrator Harry Bliss for this hysterical journal about the daily doings and the hidden world of a lovable underground dweller.