The Digging-Est Dog (Hardcover)
Random House (NY), 9780394800479, 63pp.
Publication Date: August 12, 1967
Illus. in full color. A dog who has to learn how to dig doesn't stop until he has dug up the whole town.
About the Author
Al Perkins was the author of several Bright and Early Books and Beginner Books, among them Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb; and The Ear Book. Perkins passed away in 1975. Eric Gurney (1910-1992) was a well-known artist, cartoonist, and illustrator. Born in Canada, he later came to work for Walt Disney Studios in 1938, where he collaborated on Bambi and Pinocchio, among other films. He received a National Cartoonist Society Award for his work twice. He books include The Digging-est Dog, and Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb.