A Hatful of Seuss: Five Favorite Dr. Seuss Stories

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Random House, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 287 pages
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Come join us for the celebration of the Cat's fortieth birthday. Following the stunning success of Six by Seuss, which has sold over 734,000 copies, is the delightful debut of A Hatful of Seuss--304 pages of wonderfully nonsensical vintage material. This elegant bind-up copy consists of complete versions of: Bartholomew and the Oobleck, If I Ran the Zoo, Horton Hears a Who, The Sneetches and Other Stories, and Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book. An exceptional gift to give and receive, A Hatful of Seuss is being offered as a full selection by The Book-of-the-Month Club (adult) for Christmas 1996.  

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Great Book!

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I bought this for my daughters. Our family really enjoys Seuss. To purchase all those books separately would have cost more than I wanted to spend also take up more space! Great Buy! Wonderful Book! A must have! Read full review

Santa Delivered!

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My daughter an emerging independent reader requested Seuss books from Santa. This collection of Seuss stories was perfect for my daughter and she feels like a biggirl when she placesher book mark in ... Read full review

About the author (1996)

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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