And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street

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Random House, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 38 pages
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Illus. in full color. As little Marco describes the horse and wagon he saw
on Mulberry Street, they are transformed into an elephant and a band wagon with
a retinue of police. "A fresh, inspiring picture-story book with an appeal to
the child's imagination."-- "Horn Book."
 

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User Review  - HeidiAngell - LibraryThing

My love for creating stories can be directly attributed to this book! The fanciful ideas, the creative inventions. I loved that in the end the boy told the truth about what he had seen and was able to separate his fantasy from reality. It truly is a fun and wonderful story! Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Of course this was groundbreaking for its time, and then it was a five star book. It is clearly an earlier work as there are no imaginary characters like Snitches and Whos, and no imaginary words. I ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

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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