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"After all! A person's a person. No matter how small!" Other books by Dr. Seuss are available from Bookshare.
"Every Who down in Who-ville liked Christmas a lot... but the Grinch, who lived just north of Who-ville, did NOT!" Not since "'Twas the night before Christmas" has the beginning of a Christmas tale been so instantly recognizable. No holiday season is complete without the Grinch, Max, Cindy-Lou, and all the residents of Who-ville, in this heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit on even the smallest and coldest of hearts. Like mistletoe, candy canes, and caroling, the Grinch is a mainstay of the holidays, and his story is the perfect gift for young and old. Images and image descriptions available.
"It's awfully awfully awful when you can't make up your mind! Do you want to kick a football? Or sit there on your behind? Do you want to go out skating? Fly a kite? Or climb a tree? Do you want to eat a pizza? Take a bath? Or watch TV? Oh, you get so many hunches that you don't know ever quite if the right hunch is a wrong hunch! Then the wrong hunch might be right! There I was, inside the house, so fuddled up I could shout, when I got a hunch, a Happy Hunch, that I shouldn't be in . . . but OUT! ..."
"A rhyming story that is full of laughs. 'The alarm can ring. The birds can peep....Today's the day I'm going to sleep,' says a lazy boy one morning, and despite a pail of icy water, television coverage, and the arrival of the Marines, he vows to stay in bed--and he does! The repetition of concepts and words will keep children turning the pages, as will the energetic drawings. A sure draw for early readers."
The Cat in the Hat tells us three zany stories-in-verse about his son, his daughter, and his great-great-grandfather.
The Cat in the Hat takes Young Cat in tow to show him the fun he can get out of reading.
With rolicking rhyme, my favorite Dr. Seuss story begins: "I was real happy and carefree and young And I lived in a place called the Valley of Vung And nothing, not anything ever went wrong Until . . . well, one day I was walking along And I guess I got careless. I guess I got gawking At daisies and not looking where I was walking . . . . And that's how it started. Sock! What a shock! I stubbed my big toe On a very hard rock And I flew through the air And I went for a sail And I sprained the main bone In the tip of my tail! Now, I never had ever had Troubles before. So I said to myself, "I don't want any more. "If I watch out for rocks With my eyes straight ahead, I'll keep out of trouble Forever," I said. But, watching ahead. . . Well, it just didn't work. I was watching those rocks. Then I felt a hard jerk. A very fresh green-headed Quilligan Quail Sneaked up from in back and went after my tail! And I learned there are troubles Of more than one kind. Some come from ahead. And some come from behind." Other delightful books by Dr. Seuss are available from Bookshare.
Young Gerald McGrew imagines the animals he'd have in the zoo if he were in charge.
Mr. Mouse invites Mr. Bird to come in and learn what is in a people house, from boxes, and bottles, hammers and chairs, and also people too.
The King wears his stilts every day after work, until they are stolen by a wicked man. Then the Nizzards invade the country until Eric, his page boy, finally recovers the stilts and the country is saved.
Long before "going green" was mainstream, Dr. Seuss's Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. In this cautionary rhyming tale, we learn of the Once-ler, who came across a valley of Truffula Trees and Brown Bar-ba-loots, and how his harvesting of the tufted trees changed the landscape forever. With the release of the blockbuster film version, the Lorax and his classic tale have educated a new generation of young readers not only about the importance of seeing the beauty in the world around us, but also about our responsibility to protect it.
A young man dreams of all the fish that might just be coming to be caught in McElligot's pool, from whales, to dogfish, from catfish to eels. Let your imagination run wild in this delightful story.
Mr. Brown is an expert at imitating all sorts of noises. Dr. Seuss's book of wonderful noises.
"My Book About Me By ME MYSELF I wrote it! I drew it! With a little help from my friends Dr. Seuss and Roy McKie." Other books by Dr. Seuss are available from Bookshare.org.
Here is a completely new and different kind of book by Dr. Seuss using a spectrum of colors, a menagerie of animals and his familiar bouncing rhyme. Dr. Seuss wrote this book about feelings and moods in 1973. He stated in a letter that he hoped "a great color artist who will not be dominated by me" could be found to illustrate the manuscript, one who might bring a "new art style and pattern of thinking" to his words. At last his text has found the perfect compliment in the stunning expressive paintings of Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher. With the playful type design, here is one beautiful book, bubbling with the kind of fun and emotional truth that is bound to appeal to very young children as well as to Dr. Seuss fans of all ages.
From the Book Jacket: Yes, here is a wonderfully wise and blessedly brief graduation speech from the one and only Dr. Seuss. In his inimitable, humorous verse and pictures he addresses the Great Balancing Act (life itself, and the ups and downs it presents) while encouraging us to find the success that lies within us. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.) This joyous ode to personal fulfillment is one book that could not have been written by a young upstart. It's Dr. Seuss at his best. Parents will find Oh, the Places You'll Go! the perfect send-off for children starting out in the maze of life, be they nursery school grads or medical school achievers. Everyone will find it inspired good fun. A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
Nobody NOBODY can think up the THINKS that Dr. Seuss THINKS. This is a book Beginning Readers will love because... They'll find that the sentences are short and easy to read... And the rhymes are catchy and funny... And they'll be able to recognize MOST of the words... And the words they DON'T recognize are the kind of wonderful silly nonsensical that only Dr. Seuss can think up. It's the kind of book that children will love to read - and think about - all by themselves. The book comes from the house of THE CAT IN THE HAT
Children learn a list of make-believe words that prove the alphabet doesn't end at Z in a poem format.
"This one, I think, is called a Yink. He likes to wink, he likes to drink. He likes to drink, and drink, and drink. The thing he likes to drink is ink. The ink he likes to drink is pink. He likes to wink and drink pink ink."
Tired of scrambled eggs always tasting the same, Peter T. Hooper goes on a great egg hunt for his new recipe.
Dr. Seuss creates another timeless picture-book classic with The Sneetches and Other Stories. Are you a Star-Belly Sneetch or a Plain-Belly Sneetch? This delightful book contains four tales with deliciously subtle takes on how silly it is to be, well, silly. "The Sneetches," "The Zax," "Too Many Daves," and "What Was I Scared Of?" make this energetic compilation a must-have for every library. Full of Dr. Seuss's signature rhymes and unmistakable characters, it's perfect for new and lifelong Seuss fans.
A lion, a dog, and a tiger are having a contest--can they get ten apples piled up on top of their heads? You better believe it! This first counting book works as a teaching tool as well as a funny story.
Bright and Early Books "... revolutionize the approach to reading for young readers. These delightful books . . . stir the imagination and create a taste for more and more reading materials." - Dr. Margaret B. Parke, Professor. Brooklyn College. The Cat in the Hat proudly presents books for the youngest of the young! The stories are brief and funny, the words are few and easy and have a happy, catchy rhythm, and the pictures are clear and colorful clues to the text.
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