Bartholomew and the oobleck

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Random House, Oct 12, 1949 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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The King, tired of rain, snow, sun, and fog, commands his magicians to make something else come down from the sky, but when oobleck falls, in sticky greenish droplets, Bartholomew Cubbins shames the King and saves the kingdom.

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Great for an introduction to a science lesson. - Goodreads
Plus, it's a fast read and has nice art work. - Goodreads
This was read as an introduction to a science lesson. - Goodreads
Illustrations are black and white with green o - Goodreads

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User Review  - Brandon Dyer - Goodreads

I really like this short children's book. It was written like a fairy-tale and had a couple of means behind it. A child could learn a lot from this book. Plus, it's a fast read and has nice art work. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristine Pratt - Goodreads

Sometimes the most magical words of all are "I'm sorry." Here we see a foolish king with a very wise servant - that no one listens to. Of course. So when the king causes a monstrous disaster, it's up ... Read full review

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About the author (1949)

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.