Happy Birthday to You! by Dr. Seuss
  

Synopsis

Happy Birthday to You! by Dr. Seuss

Discover all of the wonderful things that children get up to on their birthdays in the imaginary land of Katroo in the first UK publication of this delightful book. Introducing a host of zany creatures and wacky situations, this charming tale looks at all the wonderful things that children get up to on their birthdays in the imaginary land of Katroo. First published in 1959, this is the first UK publication of this delightful book.

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Classic timeless appeal, presented in a new toddler-friendly format Junior [Dr.Seuss] has...instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children] The Telegraph You can't really go wrong with Dr.Seuss BBC Parenting The magic of Dr.Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf Sunday Times Magazine It's hard to believe they've been going for a century, Dr. Seuss

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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
64 pages
Interest Age: From 3

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

7th November 2005

ISBN

9780007198016


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