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THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL—aka Dr. Seuss—is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

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Synopsis:

'It's a pretty good zoo, ' said young Gerald McGrew, 'and the fellow who runs it seems proud of it, too.' 'But if I ran the zoo, ' said young Gerald McGrew, 'I'd make a few changes. That's just what I'd do...'

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Animals abound in Dr. Seuss’s Caldecott Honor–winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo. Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he’d have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he’ll have to go on in order to gather them all. Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd-pleaser. In fact, one of Gerald’s creatures has even become a part of the language: the Nerd!

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

"Young Gerald McGrew thinks of all sorts of unusual animals he'd have in a zoo. Dr. Seuss at his best."--Horn Book.  

About the Author

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.  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394900810
Author:
Dr Seuss
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Author:
Seuss, Seuss
Author:
Seuss
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Picture books
Subject:
Animals - Zoos
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Nonsense verses
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Animals/Pets
Subject:
Zoo animals
Subject:
Zoos
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Zoos
Subject:
zoo;fiction;picture book;animals;children s;imagination;rhyming;children;seuss;rhyme;poetry;fantasy;caldecott honor;juvenile;humor;caldecott;stories in rhyme;children s books;classic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Library binding
Series:
Classic Seuss
Publication Date:
19660631
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.30x8.24x.41 in. 1.03 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 64 pages Random House Books for Young Readers - English 9780394900810 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 'It's a pretty good zoo, ' said young Gerald McGrew, 'and the fellow who runs it seems proud of it, too.' 'But if I ran the zoo, ' said young Gerald McGrew, 'I'd make a few changes. That's just what I'd do...'
"Synopsis" by , Animals abound in Dr. Seuss’s Caldecott Honor–winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo. Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he’d have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he’ll have to go on in order to gather them all. Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd-pleaser. In fact, one of Gerald’s creatures has even become a part of the language: the Nerd!

From the Hardcover edition.

"Synopsis" by , "Young Gerald McGrew thinks of all sorts of unusual animals he'd have in a zoo. Dr. Seuss at his best."--Horn Book.  
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