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  • The Lorax

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Aug. 12, 1971)
    Handpicked by Amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.Celebrate nature with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic picture book about protecting the environment! I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to speak up and stand up for those who can’t. With a recycling-friendly “Go Green” message, The Lorax allows young readers to experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted, all in a story that is timely, playful, and hopeful. The book’s final pages teach us that just one small seed, or one small child, can make a difference. Printed on recycled paper, this book is the perfect gift for Earth Day and for any child—or child at heart—who is interested in recycling, advocacy, and the environment, or just loves nature and playing outside. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. “Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama
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  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 12, 1957)
    Grow your heart three sizes and get in on all of the Grinch-mas cheer with the original How the Grinch Stole Christmas--the ultimate Dr. Seuss classic that no collection is complete without! 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. This heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit will grow even the coldest and smallest of hearts. Like mistletoe, candy canes, and caroling, the Grinch is a mainstay of the holidays, and his story is the perfect gift for readers young and old. The Dr. Seuss holiday classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas is now a major motion picture from Illumination Presents - Dr. Seuss' The Grinch!
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  • What Was I Scared Of?

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Aug. 11, 2009)
    This Halloween, take charge of your fears with this Dr. Seuss classic that glows in the dark!I was deep within the woods When, suddenly, I spied them. I saw a pair of pale green pants With nobody inside them!What's a pair of empty green trousers doing standing by itself in the woods? Or riding a bike in Grin-itch? Or fishing on Roover River? The narrator certainly doesn't want to find out but wherever he goes, he's haunted by the spooky empty pants.First published as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories collection, the classic Dr. Seuss short story What Was I Scared Of? now includes glow-in-the-dark stickers and ink, making it the ideal fit for slumber parties and perusal by flashlight! Perfect for Halloween, this splendidly silly story about a narrator terrorized by an empty pair of pants (which happens to be equally terrified of the narrator) works perfectly well the rest of the year, too, delivering a timeless message about fear and tolerance to boot. Scaredy-pants of all ages will quiver with delight!“Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama
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  • Oh, the Places You'll Go

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, April 19, 1993)
    This cloth-bound, slip-cased deluxe edition is the perfect elegant gift! Features a full-color cover insert on the cloth slip-case, a full color-printed book case, a bookplate for personalizing, and the Good Doctor's famous commencement speech "My Uncle Terwilliger on the Art of Eating Popovers" (a.k.a. the "Popover" Poem) printed inside.From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. In a starred review, Booklist notes, “Seuss’s message is simple but never sappy: life may be a ‘Great Balancing Act,’ but through it all ‘There’s fun to be done.’” A perennial favorite and a perfect gift for anyone starting a new phase in their life! This deluxe edition is perfect for displaying and destined to become a family classic.
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  • Bartholomew and the Oobleck:

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 12, 1949)
    In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, join Bartholomew Cubbins in Dr. Seuss’s classic tale of one king’s magical mishap. Bored with rain, sun, fog, and snow, King Derwin of Didd summons his royal magicians to create something new and exciting to fall from the sky. What he gets is a storm of sticky green globs called Oobleck, which soon causes a royal mess. But with the assistance of the wise page boy Bartholomew, the king (along with young readers) learns that the simplest words can sometimes solve the biggest problems.
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  • Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 12, 1973)
    Dr. Seuss's irrepressible optimism is front and center in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? The perfect send-off for grads getting ready to venture off into the world! "When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue,when you start to get mad . . .you should do what I do!" So begins the terrific advice of the wise old man in the Desert of Drize. This classic book provides the perfect antidote for readers of all ages who are feeling a bit down in the dumps. Thanks to Dr. Seuss's trademark rhymes and signature illustrations, readers will, without a doubt, realize just how lucky they truly are.
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  • The Cat in the Hat/El Gato Ensombrerado

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, July 14, 2015)
    This all-new rhymed bilingual edition of The Cat in the Hat is the perfect introduction for Spanish-speaking children to the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss. Now in a larger size trim to accommodate the English and the Spanish text, the new translation was written by Puerto Rican poet and children's book author Georgina Lázaro, and by Teresa Mlawer—one of the most respected figures in Spanish publishing. This new rhymed translation retains the fun of the original text, so that both Spanish-speakers and English-speakers can enjoy reading Dr. Seuss story in two languages.Esta nueva edición bilingüe y rimada de The Cat in the Hat/El Gato Ensombrerado es una excelente introducción al maravilloso mundo de Dr. Seuss para los niños hispanohablantes. En un formato más grande para poder acomodar el texto en inglés y en español, esta nueva versión ha sido traducida por la autora y poeta puertorriqueña Georgina Lázaro y por Teresa Mlawer, una de las figuras más respetadas del mundo editorial hispano. Esta nueva edición conserva todo el sabor y toda la diversión del texto original, para que los niños que hablan español e inglés puedan disfrutar de su lectura en ambos idiomas.
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  • The Butter Battle Book:

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Jan. 12, 1984)
    The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy the tasty treat differently. The timeless and topical rhyming text is an ideal way to teach young children about the issues of tolerance and respect. Whether in the home or in the classroom, The Butter Battle Book is a must-have for readers of all ages.
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  • Your Favorite Seuss

    Janet Schulman, Cathy Goldsmith

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 12, 2004)
    From his very first book to his very last book, here in one big volume are 13 classic Dr. Seuss stories, everyone’s favorites. All of the words and virtually all of the illustrations are included. Each story is prefaced by a short essay by someone whose life was changed by Dr. Seuss or who is simply an unabashed admirer. Also included are photographs of Dr. Seuss, memorabilia, and original sketches from his books. The stories included are: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, Horton Hears a Who!, McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, Happy Birthday to You!, Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book, Yertle the Turtle, The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax, The Sneetches, and Oh, the Places You’ll Go!Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) was born March 2, 1904, and died September 25, 1991.With introductory essays to each story by:Barbara Bader, Author and CriticStan and Jan Berenstain, Creators of The Berenstain Bears Audrey Geisel, Widow of Dr. Seuss Peter Glassman, Children’s BooksellerStarr LaTronica, Children’s Librarian John Lithgow, Actor and Children’s Book Author Barbara Mason, Kindergarten Teacher Richard H. Minear, Author of Dr. Seuss Goes to WarChristopher Paolini, Author of Eragon Charles D. Cohen, Author of The Seuss, the Whole Seuss, and Nothing but the SeussPete Seeger, Folksinger Christopher Cerf, TV Writer, Composer, and ProducerLane Smith, Children’s Book Illustator
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  • Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 12, 1948)
    Join one of Dr. Seuss's most giving characters in the classic picture book Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose. Poor Thidwick's generosity proves the adage that no good deed goes unpunished, and soon everyone, from a tiny Bingle Bug to a huge bear, is taking advantage of our antlered hero. With Seuss's rhyming text and endearing illustrations, this beloved story about a kindhearted moose and the bullies that make a home on his horns is an ideal way to introduce children to the invaluable concept of self-respect.
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  • McElligot's Pool

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 12, 1947)
    Imagination runs wild in this Caldecott Honor-winning tale featuring Dr. Seuss's inimitable voice and hysterical illustrations. The first Seuss title to feature full-color art on every other page, this adventurous picture book tells of Marco-who first imagined an extraordinary parade in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street-as he daydreams of all the possibilities that await him while he fishes in McElligot's Pool. Optimistic and exciting, this tale is the perfect bait, and readers young and old will be hooked on this fish-tastic favorite.
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  • If I Ran the Zoo

    Dr. Seuss

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 12, 1950)
    Animals abound in Dr. Seuss’s Caldecott Honor–winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo. Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he’d have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he’ll have to go on in order to gather them all. Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd-pleaser. In fact, one of Gerald’s creatures has even become a part of the language: the Nerd!
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