Oh, the Places You'll Go

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2010 - Children's stories
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Oh, The Places You'll Go is 20 this year! Packed with Dr. Seuss's unique blend of zany illustrations, funny rhyme and wacky humour, this special 20th anniversary edition is a celebration of a classic tale, making it the perfect keepsake for all fans of Dr. Seuss, young and old. Ages 4-7. From bang-ups and hang-ups to lurches and slumps, Dr. Seuss takes a hilarious look at the mishaps and misadventures that life may have in store for us. Packed with Dr. Seuss's unique blend of zany illustrations, funny rhyme and wacky humour, this special 20th anniversary edition is a celebration of a classic tale, making it the perfect keepsake for all fans of Dr. Seuss, young and old. Ages 4-7.

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Great pictures and color. - Goodreads
A great pick-me up when slacking on writing. - Goodreads
Best piece of advice ever. - Goodreads
Easy to read for children and fun. - Goodreads
Good illustrations, very colorful. - Goodreads
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Oh, The Places You'll Go! is a book by the children's author Dr. Seuss. This book is about inspiring readers to believe that anything is possible if we have determination and that success lies within ... Read full review

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My favorite Dr. Seuss book of all time. A great lesson that life may not always spin you in the direction you choose, but to go with the flow and find a new direction and path for your life. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904, in Springfield Massachusetts. Certainly the most popular of all American writers and illustrators of picture books, Geisel made his pseudonym Dr. Seuss famous to several generations of children and their parents. Geisel developed a rhythmic form of poetry that relied on quick rhymes and wordplay reminiscent of Mother Goose rhymes. He combined this with exaggerated cartoonlike illustrations of fantasy characters to entice children into stories that contained important messages, often presented with a great deal of irony and satire. Geisel always embraced the imagination of children and condemned adults' inability to join into it, using the child's view to reveal the flaws in society. His first picture book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937), describes a child's adding more and more imaginative elements to the story that he plans to tell about what he saw on the way home, only to end with the child actually telling the truth: he saw only a very uninteresting horse and cart. The Cat in the Hat (1957), written as a beginning reader, portrays two children having a magical afternoon with a strange cat while their mother is away, complete with a frantic cleanup before their mother can find out what they have done. This is probably his most famous work. Geisel's later books took on social questions more directly. The Butter-Battle Book (1984) condemned the cold war, and it is often removed from children's sections of libraries for political reasons. Likewise, The Lorax (1971), which condemned the destruction of the ecology, has also been banned. Altogether, Geisel wrote and illustrated 47 books, which have sold more than 100 million copies in 18 languages. In 1984 he received a Pulitzer Prize for his contributions to children's literature. Geisel died of oral cancer on September 24, 1991, at his home in La Jolla, California. He was 87. More than a dozen of his books are still in print. His title The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories made Publisher's Weekly Best Seller List for 2011. In 2012 his work The Cat in The Hat made The New York Times Best Seller List and in 2014 his title Fox in Socks: Dr. Seuss's Book of Tongue Tanglers also made the list.

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