Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
  

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Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

In this classic Seussian tale the good doctor primes his readers against all the little mishaps and misadventures that can befall even the best of us - from bang-ups and hang-ups to lurches and slumps - encouraging us to take life in our stride! This edition includes a CD performed by Miranda Richardson, with added music and sound effects. Perfect for reading with children and as a gift for any life-changing occasion such as graduation changing school, weddings or christenings. With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranked among the UK's top ten favourite children's authors, Seuss is firmly established as a global best-seller, with over 650 million books sold worldwide.

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Praise for 'Oh, the Places You'll Go!': ...my favourite of Dr. Seuss's books... not least for its combination of mastery, mystery and possibility. - The Guardian The celebrated whimsicalist who has given young readers and gigglers so many outrageous adventures over the years has opted for a more purposeful stroll in his latest outing. - New York Times One book that has proved to be popular for graduates of all ages since it was first published in 1990 - New York Times

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

Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio
48 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Dr. Seuss
More books by Dr. Seuss

Author's Website

www.seussreadaloud.com/

Publisher

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

Publication date

3rd March 2011

ISBN

9780007413584


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