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2 edition of Digging for China found in the catalog.

Digging for China

Richard Wilbur

Digging for China

a poem.

by Richard Wilbur

  • 243 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


About the Edition

A little boy decides to dig a hole to China

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by William Pène Du Bois
ContributionsDu Bois, William Pène, 1916-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.W658 Di5
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14644806M
LC Control Number76-83591

A Conversation with Anne Tyler. Jennifer Morgan Gray is a writer and editor who lives near Washington, D.C. Jennifer Morgan Gray: Was there a particular character, image, or idea that inspired the writing of Digging to America? Anne Tyler: In the summer of , I drove my younger daughter to the Baltimore airport to pick up her husband-to-be, who was flying in . China Books, Inc. (formerly known as China Books & Periodicals, Inc.) is the oldest distributor of books, periodicals, and other media and educational products from the People's Republic of China in the United is a wholesale and retail distributor of books published and printed in China, and also publishes and distributes books in the U.S. under its own imprint.

The Digging to China Library. Our library contains free and low-cost educational materials with a focus on a deep and realistic exploration of Chinese culture, but we have fun, too! Our resources are thought-provoking and imaginative. Use them to study language arts, social studies, visual arts, math, science, and more! Digging in China Christianity has a long history in China, but much of it lies buried by time, dirt, and false assumptions. In about some Chinese digging the foundations of a house near Author: Elesha Coffman.

Digging for China. by WILBUR, Richard. Seller Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books Published []. Condition A fine copy in a fine jacket. Edition First edition. Since the Earth is round, characters who dig a hole right through Earth end up in another country. Traditionally, they end up in China. note. Expect it to be rock all the way through rather than magma, and for the feat to be accomplished in a comically short time, perhaps accompanied by a pneumatic drill sound the dig is fast enough, expect the camera to be upside down .


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Title: Digging for China Author: Richard Wilbur Illustrator: William Pene du Bois Publisher and Year: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Number of Pages: 30 Tags: Alyssa Davis,Poetry, Fiction, Culture Genre: Poetry Descriptive Annotation: Digging for China is a poem in the format of a children’s book.

Only a line or two of the poem is one each page and the. Digging for China. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:O'Leary, John. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

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First person Past tense. Digging to China is a favorite pastime of American children, not to mention a classic parental joke. Any kid with a shovel in their hand has probably been asked if they were digging to China, told.

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