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THE CAT'S QUIZZER by Dr. Seuss

THE CAT'S QUIZZER

By Dr. Seuss

Pub Date: Oct. 18th, 1976
ISBN: 0394832965
Publisher: Random House

Considering the deliberate (by this time, dogged) zaniness of the illustrations, kids might well be disappointed to find, when they turn to the answer pages, that these aren't riddles; both questions and answers are straight, if often silly. They include some tricks (What was George Washington's favorite TV program?), some true-false (Only redheads can wiggle their ears), some vocabulary (what do they call one-eyed glasses? a one-wheel bicycle?), a couple of mazes (which turtle will get to the Pizza Parlor first?), some plain facts (how old do you have to be to be a Boy Scout? Girl Scout? President? Japanese?) and plain nonsense (are there a few ducks on the moon?). . . . It doesn't take much smarts to answer them and it couldn't have taken much to put them together. We can see bored kids or desperate teachers picking this up, but the whole thing makes about as much sense as ducks on the moon.