The Cat in the Hat

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Random House Children's Books, 1957 - Juvenile Fiction - 61 pages
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Cat fanciers rejoice! Available for the first time is a picture book-size, jacketed edition of The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss--the classic, deliciously anarchic story of a giant cat in a hat whose unexpected arrival turns a dull, rainy day into a madcap adventure. Although written for beginning readers, The Cat in the Hat makes an ideal read-aloud for children of all ages. Highly collectible, it's a purr-fect gift for Seuss fans of all ages!


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Love, love, love the illustrations! - Goodreads
This book is hard to read - Goodreads
i liked the pictures, and the story line of it. - Goodreads
Great illustrations. - Goodreads
i like the ending part "clean up the messes"... - Goodreads
His writing is so unique, so fun (and tricky) to read. - Goodreads

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This is probably the book we all think of, when we think about Dr. Seuss. This classic tale starts with two children stuck at home on a rainy day, with nothing to do. When, all of the sudden, Cat in ... Read full review

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The Cat in the Hat tell the story of a young boy and his sister Sally who are sat inside waiting for it to stop raining when suddenly a mysterious cat wearing a hat arrives at thier house and starts ... Read full review

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About the author (1957)

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL--aka Dr. Seuss--is one of the most beloved children's book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You'll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss's long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot's Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

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