The Butter Battle Book

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Random House, 1984 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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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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Phenomenal parody of the nuclear arms race. - Goodreads
I loved the colorful pictures and made up words. - Goodreads
The rhyming is good and the plot somewhat creative. - Goodreads
Not your typical Dr Seuss ending. - Goodreads
Son said he didn't like the ending. - Goodreads
The ending didn't end like I had hoped. - Goodreads
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This book provides a creative approach to discussing the aspects surrounding war.

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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

This book includes many rhyming words and the pictures were bright and interesting. The ending didn't end like I had hoped. I was looking for an ending about how fighting was silly and everyone got along but I was disappointed. Still a good book without the message I had hoped for. Read full review

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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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