Hop on Pop

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Beginner Books, Feb 12, 1963 - Humor - 64 pages
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Pairs of rhyming words are introduced and used in simple sentences, such as "Day. Play. We play all day. Night. Fight. We fight all night."

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A great children's introduction to reading. - LibraryThing
Lovely illustrations. - LibraryThing
Hop On Pop has pictures that support the text. - LibraryThing
The pictures are so bright and really funny. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - KMClark - LibraryThing

Dr. Seuss takes simple words and creates fun rhyme schemes to teach little ones the repetition of sounds. The funny characters used makes this even more enjoyable for little ones. Read full review

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User Review  - Brenda - Goodreads

I re-read this book today. It was not my favorite book by this author, but it has it's place in reading history. It did bring back memories of reading it to the boys and having them read it to me. Read full review

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About the author (1963)

Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904.  After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising.  His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!,  appeared in several leading American magazines.
Dr. Seuss's first children's book, And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street, hit the market in 1937, and the world of children's literature was changed forever!
In 1957, Seuss's The Cat in the Hat became the prototype for one of Random House's best- selling series, Beginner Books.  This popular series combined engaging stories with outrageous illustrations and playful sounds to teach basic reading skills.
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 kids learn to read.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and three Academy Awards, Seuss was the author and illustrator of 44 children's books, some of which have been made into audiocassettes, animated television specials, and videos for children of all ages.  Even after his death in 1991, Dr. Seuss continues to be the best-selling author of children's books in the world.