Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

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Random House, Sep 23, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 114 pages
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Inside this very special anniversary edition of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, you’ll find the complete, original text and illustrations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 pages of commentary and archival images written and compiled by Charles D. Cohen, the world’s foremost Seuss scholar and collector. Also included for the first time together are two rarely seen Seuss stories: “The Ruckus” about a bird who likes to hear himself talk but has nothing to say, and “The Kindly Snather,” a cautionary tale that points to the perils of greed and sloth. With detailed—even fascinating—footnotes, this is a must-have volume for Seuss fans of all ages.

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Love the ending with Yertle as "King of the Mud". - Goodreads
They can then practice this within their writing. - Goodreads
Illustrations: funny and fitting. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Carson - Goodreads

Put simply, Dr. Seuss is brilliant. And Yertle the Turtle is just another testament to that. Yertle tells the story of a turtle who was king of the pond, but wanted to rule even more. So Yertle ... Read full review

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User Review  - David Turner - Goodreads

As a child I loved reading Dr. Seuss for all of the fun illustrations and the fun words. His books were so different than anything else I was exposed to and that made me love them all the more. Specifically Yertle the Turtle was a favorite of mine because the turtle was my favorite animal. Read full review

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When not searching the Web for Seussiana, Seuss scholar-collector Charles D. Cohen, a practicing dentist, is apt to be searching a wide-open mouth for cavities. He lives in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.

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