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My Book about Me: By Me, Myself (I Can Read It All by Myself Beginner Books)

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ISBN13: 9780394800936
ISBN10: 0394800931
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Encourages children to find out about themselves, while having fun writing and drawing their own biographies.

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Illus. in full color.

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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egogrif, February 20, 2011 (view all comments by egogrif)
My goodness, this book is still in print? I remember opening my copy when I was just old enough to grasp a pen, five, maybe six years old. I would fill it out little by little, shouting out questions to my parents: "What's gramma's name? What's the name of our state? How tall am I?" For each question they would help me find the answer, which I would eagerly chronicle on the appropriate line. There are places in here for self-portraits, dreams, likes/dislikes, and such that make it a treat to read now as an adult, like a time capsule back into my childhood. As usual, Dr. Seuss knows just which questions matter the most to kids. And of course the Seussian whimsy makes it fun to reread no matter how old I am!
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ksgpd, May 26, 2007 (view all comments by ksgpd)
This is a fantastic book for kids! It gets them out and about as they fill in details about their lives and the places they live and visit. It's also a wonderful memory book as they grow up. It's a favorite in our family!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394800936
Author:
Dr. Seuss and Roy McKie
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Author:
McKie, Roy
Author:
Seuss, Dr.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Questions and answers
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies - Diaries & Journals
Subject:
Language Arts - Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Classic Seuss
Publication Date:
19690931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
28.5 x 19 x 10 in 28.65 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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