The butter battle book

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Random House, Jan 12, 1984 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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"Dr. Seuss chronicles the feud between the Yooks and the Zooks from slingshots through sophisticated weaponry, until each side has the capacity to destroy the world. The language amuses, the drawings are zesty and humorous, and the demand for this book will be large."--School Library Journal.

"Provocative, packs an allegorical punch. The parade of increasingly elaborate (and ridiculous) armaments makes a telling point."--Booklist. 

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Phenomenal parody of the nuclear arms race. - Goodreads
The best part of this book is the ending. - Goodreads
I love Dr. Seuss's artwork. - Goodreads
Make sure they can see the the pictures! - Goodreads
Not your typical Dr Seuss ending. - Goodreads
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This book provides a creative approach to discussing the aspects surrounding war.

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Basic plot: The Yooks and Zooks escalate their battle over the all important question of which side of the bread should be buttered. In Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Lilliput wars with ... Read full review

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About the author (1984)

\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.  

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