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The Sneetches: And Other Stories


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ISBN13: 9780394800899
ISBN10: 0394800893
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The four wildly whimsical stories in this collection — "The Sneetches", "The Zax", "Too Many Daves", and "What Was I Scared Of?" — touch on important moral issues, and while they can be read for sheer pleasure, they are also ideal for sparking conversations about tolerance, the need for compromise, and fear of the unknown. Perfect for young Seuss fans and collectors of all ages, this is a gift that can be enjoyed by the whole family on many different levels.


"Four funny easy-to-read stories all with subtly planted moral lessons." Publishers Weekly


Perfect for young Seuss fans and collectors of all ages, this is a gift that can be enjoyed by the whole family on many different levels.

About the Author

"A person’s a person, no matter how small," Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, would say. "Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted."

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 millions of kids learn to read.

Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on March 2, 1904. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1925, he went to Oxford University, intending to acquire a doctorate in literature. At Oxford, Geisel met Helen Palmer, whom he wed in 1927. Upon his return to America later that year, Geisel published cartoons and humorous articles for Judge, the leading humor magazine in America at that time. His cartoons also appeared in major magazines such as Life, Vanity Fair, and Liberty. Geisel gained national exposure when he won an advertising contract for an insecticide called Flit. He coined the phrase, “Quick, Henry, the Flit!” which became a popular expression.

Geisel published his first children’s book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, in 1937, after 27 publishers rejected it.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984, an Academy Award, three Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, and three Caldecott Honors, Geisel wrote and illustrated 44 books. While Theodor Geisel died on September 24, 1991, Dr. Seuss lives on, inspiring generations of children of all ages to explore the joys of reading.

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Sneetches, October 15, 2006 (view all comments by Sneetches)
The Sneetches is a wonderful story for kids. it is a clever story that not only is fun but also teaches young kids about being different and that it is not a bad thing. it has a good story line that kids will find funny. it is also good to teach kids about rhyme. the story has tons of rhymes and will help kids get to know about word groups. overall it is a great story and kids will have fun reading it and listening to it
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Product Details

Seuss, Dr.
Random House Children's Books
New York
Children's fiction
Readers - Beginner
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Humorous Stories
Short stories
Stories in rhyme
Nonsense verses
Children s humor
Edition Number:
Book Club ed.
Edition Description:
Grolier book club ed.
Classic Seuss
Series Volume:
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
27 x 10 x 5.5 in 19 lb
Age Level:

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