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Ten Apples Up on Top! (I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books)


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ISBN13: 9780394800196
ISBN10: 0394800192
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A beginning Beginner Book, this ingenious story uses a vocabulary of only 75 different words. "A hilarious story in rhyme about a number of animals who could carry 10 apples on their heads." Elementary English.  

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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blbarrett, September 21, 2006 (view all comments by blbarrett)
This is a wonderful book to share with children of varied ages. Make sure you have some easy to balance items on know their going to try!
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Product Details

Seuss, Dr.
Random House Children's Books
McKie, Roy
LeSieg, Theo
Children's fiction
Animals - General
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Humorous Stories
Picture books
Concepts - General
Stories in rhyme
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Picture book
Beginner Books(R)
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Grade Level:
from K up to 3
9.42x6.89x.48 in. .52 lbs.
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