If I Ran the Zoo

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Random House, 1950 - Juvenile Fiction - 56 pages
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Animals abound in Dr. Seuss's Caldecott Honor–winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo. Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he'd have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he'll have to go on in order to gather them all. Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd-pleaser. In fact, one of Gerald's creatures has even become a part of the language: the Nerd!

 

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User Review  - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing

Gerald McGrew likes the zoo, but he can't help but wonder what it would be like if he ran the zoo. If that were the case, he'd be sure to find all kinds of unusual animals and travel the whole world ... Read full review

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User Review  - JordanMyers - LibraryThing

I love all of the Dr. Suess books but I didn’t remember this book specifically so I decided to refresh my memory. This book didn’t let me down. The plot of the story is a little kid letting his ... Read full review

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About the author (1950)

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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