Embrace diversity with Dr. Seuss and the Sneetches in this collection of stories about acceptance! The Sneetches got really quite smart on that day, The day they decided that Sneetches are Sneetches And no kind of Sneetch is the best of the beaches. The story of the Star-Belly Sneetches and their starless friends is a perfect guide for kids growing up in today’s multicultural world. This classic is joined by equally entertaining tales: “The Zax,” a humorous take on the art of compromise; “Too Many Daves,” which shows kids that sometimes standing out is better than blending in; and “What Was I Scared Of?,” which demonstrates how empathy can transform a stranger into a friend. In these four energetic stories, Dr. Seuss challenges the idea that we have to look the same or be the same to find common ground. Full of Dr. Seuss’s signature rhymes and lively humor, this story collection is a must-have for any reader, young or old. “Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama
The narrator is frightened by a pair of pale green pants with no one inside that seems to be following him, until the two meet and discover that they have nothing to fear. Features illustrations that glow in the dark.
Highlighting some of Dr. Seuss's lesser known works, the author offers valuable insights into the imaginative and creative processes of a very private man and one of the twentieth century's most original artists.
A lesser-known collection of classic Dr. Seuss stories turns 50! This collection of three rhyming stories by Dr. Seuss features a whole litter of Cat in the Hat-like cats! In "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!" a boastful cat bites off more than he can chew in the shape of 30 tigers; in "King Louie Katz"--a tale about tails--a single cat challenges authority and creates a more "demo-catic" society; and in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," a cat thinks up something so wild, she needs to un-thunk it! Beautifully illustrated in ink and watercolor, this quirky collection of Seussian silliness will be a welcome gift to Dr. Seuss fans of all ages, and features a peel-off 50th Anniversary Edition sticker on the front cover.
Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie deep into the sea, where they meet up with dolphins, sharks, and octopi as they search for the answer to an ancient riddle. Morgan le Fay will make Jack and Annie masters of the tree house if only they can solve four riddles -- which will take four books, of course! Dolphins at Daybreak begins the third set of four books in this magical (and increasingly popular) series! Jack and Annie are off in the Magic Tree House again, this time to a whole new world under the ocean. Complete with a giant octopus, a hungry shark, and dolphins to the rescue, this Magic Tree House book delivers an underwater adventure kids can dream about.
Taking Picture Books Seriously: What can we learn aboutphilosophy through children's books? This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers asit unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom containedin children's picture books, from Dr Seuss's Sneetches toWilliam Steig's Shrek!. With a light touch and good humor,Wartenberg discusses the philosophical ideas in these classicstories, and provides parents with a practical starting point fordiscussing philosophical issues with their children. Accessible andmulti-layered, it answers questions like, Is it okay for adults todeceive kids? What's the difference between saying the Mona Lisa isa great painting and vanilla is your favorite flavor? Each chapterincludes illustrations commissioned especially for this book.
The Sneetches got really quite smart on that day,The day they decided that Sneetches are SneetchesAnd no kind of Sneetch is the best of the beaches. The story of the Star-Belly Sneetches and their starless friends is a perfect guide for kids growing up in today's multicultural world. This classic is joined by equally entertaining tales: "The Zax," a humorous take on the art of compromise; "Too Many Daves," which shows kids that sometimes standing out is better than blending in; and "What Was I Scared Of?," which demonstrates how empathy can transform a stranger into a friend. In these four energetic stories, Dr. Seuss challenges the idea that we have to look the same or be the same to find common ground. Full of Dr. Seuss's signature rhymes and lively humor, this story collection is a must-have for any reader, young or old.
“Every Who down in Who-ville liked Christmas a lot . . . but the Grinch, who lived just north of Who-ville, did NOT!” Not since “’Twas the night before Christmas” has the beginning of a Christmas tale been so instantly recognizable. No holiday season is complete without the Grinch, Max, Cindy-Lou, and all the residents of Who-ville, in this heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit on even the smallest and coldest of hearts. Like mistletoe, candy canes, and caroling, the Grinch is a mainstay of the holidays, and his story is the perfect gift for young and old. This Read & Listen edition contains audio narration.
Dr. Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. The collection features tales about greed (“Yertle the Turtle”), vanity (“Gertrude McFuzz”), and pride (“The Big Brag”). In no other book does a small burp have such political importance! Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand.