Search Results: "Dr. Seuss"


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WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? by Dr. Seuss
Released: July 28, 2015

"Of more lasting interest to scholars than children, this genial pet-shop visit provides a tantalizing glimpse into a master's artistic process. (Picture book. 3 & up)"
Almost 25 years after the death of the great Dr. Seuss, a new book hits the market. Read full book review >

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THE CAT'S QUIZZER by Dr. Seuss
Released: Oct. 18, 1976

"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."
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. Read full book review >

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THIDWICK THE BIG-HEARTED MOOSE by Dr. Seuss
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 12, 1948

"Not- on the child level- 'the funniest book of the year'."
I've always though Dr. Seuss' type of humor appealed more to grownups than to children, and this is no exception. Read full book review >

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GREEN EGGS AND HAM by Dr. Seuss
FICTION
Released: Oct. 3, 1960

"Line and wash- three colors flat."
Would you like them anywhere? — Well, try them before you finally refuse... Read full book review >

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THE BIPPOLO SEED by Dr. Seuss
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"The good Doctor may be dead these 20 years, but he's still good for splendid surprises. (Picture book. 6-9)"
Seven rhymed tales, dug from hard to find places! Look for millions of Seuss fans with bright shiny faces! Read full book review >

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Released: March 1, 1965

This is an amusing exercise for beginning readers, especially those who are inadequately equipped to skim or guess at words and who need a gentle brake applied. Read full book review >

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THERE'S A WOCKET IN MY POCKET! by Dr. Seuss
Released: Sept. 30, 1974

. . . and a findow in my window and a nook gase in my book case. . . and a jertain in the curtain. . . and a noth grush on my tooth brush. . . and a pain in my. . . . Read full book review >

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ON BEYOND ZEBRA! by Dr. Seuss
FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 1955

"Squirly que, pluperfect, misty and bewildered pictures accompany each of the new categories."
Dr. Seuss's own alphabet, made to order for anyone who things stopping at Z is a waste of time, cuts out nineteen new letters from yuzz to hi! and some fascinating new identifications for them which may or may not strike familiar chords. Read full book review >

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MCELLIGOT'S POOL by Dr. Seuss
FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 1947

"His imagination plays, instead, with the kinds of things the pool might provide — and the pictures are wonderful,- superb drawing, beautiful color, lots of humor in double page spreads throughout."
Utterly enchanting nonsense tale, which children and grown-ups will equally claim. Read full book review >

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THE LORAX by Dr. Seuss
illustrated by Dr. Seuss
FICTION
Released: Aug. 12, 1971

"And if the Once-let doesn't match the Grinch for sheer irresistible cussedness, he is stealing a lot more than Christmas and his story just might induce a generation of six-year-olds to care a whole lot."
The greening of Dr. Seuss, in an ecology fable with an obvious message but a savingly silly style. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 12, 1986

"Seuss, with 82 years and 44 books to his credit, is in better than 'pretty good shape'; he's in top form with this book that's sure to delight 'obsolete children,' and even those of us who are merely obsolescent."
Over the past 30 years, Dr. Seuss has endeared himself to millions of youngsters (and harried older types) with his tales of such giggle-producing creatures as "The Cat in the Hat" and "Yertle the Turtle." Read full book review >

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DID I EVER TELL YOU HOW LUCKY YOU ARE? by Dr. Seuss
FICTION
Released: Sept. 12, 1973

"And so on, mechanically, with a few more goofy phrases than other recent Seuss but none of the old outrageousness."
In the manner but not the spirit of the author/artist who never left a platitude the way he found it, an old man in the Desert of Drize assures someone he calls Ducky that there are others who are "so muchly much-much more unlucky than you." Read full book review >