Reading is Fun with Dr. Seuss by Dr. Seuss
  

Synopsis

Reading is Fun with Dr. Seuss by Dr. Seuss

This fabulous compilation of four of Dr. Seuss's most wacky tales, packed with colourful zany pictures, rollicking rhyme and off-the-wall humour, is guaranteed to make reading fun! 'Hop on Pop' introduces readers to a range of simple rhyming words, all used in short, funny sentences. The nonsense escalates in 'Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!' as the reluctant Marvin is driven to bed by whatever means he can muster, be it on stilts, by mail, or even on lion's tail. 'Oh, the Thinks you can Think!' encourages readers to explore the fantasy world of their own imagination, offering surreal combinations of things to think up. Finally, 'I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!', featuring the famous Cat in the Hat, offers even more fun to be had by reading with Dr. Seuss!

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[Dr. Seuss] has...instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children] - The Telegraph Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses - The Express The magic of Dr. Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf - Sunday Times Magazine The author... has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme - The Guardian Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses. - The Express

About the Author

Dr. Seuss

“I look at the world through the wrong end of a telescope.”

"A person's a person, no matter how small," Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, would say. "Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted."

Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped millions of children learn to read.

Theodor Seuss Geisel – better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss – was born the son of a brewer and park superintendent in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1904. After studying at Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire, and later at Oxford University in England (where he met his first wife Helen Palmer), he became a magazine humorist and cartoonist and an advertising man. He soon turned his many talents to writing children`s books and his first book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street was published in 1937.

His greatest claim to fame was the one and only The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, the first of a hugely successful range of early learning books collectively known as Beginner Books. In all Dr. Seuss wrote more than 40 children’s books during a career that spanned over 50 years, picking up numerous awards, including two Emmy awards for television and a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation along the way.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Dr. Seuss
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Author's Website

www.seussreadaloud.com/

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.harpercollins.co.uk

Publication date

1st November 2004

ISBN

9780007192076


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