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What’s better than a lost treasure? Seven lost treasures! These rarely seen Dr. Seuss stories were published in magazines in the early 1950s and are finally available in book form. They include “The Bippolo Seed” (in which a scheming feline leads a duck toward a bad decision), “The Rabbit, the Bear, and the Zinniga-Zanniga” (about a rabbit who is saved from a bear by a single eyelash), “Gustav, the Goldfish” (an early rhymed version of the Beginner Book A Fish Out of Water), “Tadd and Todd” (about a twin who is striving to be an individual), “Steak for Supper” (in which fantastic creatures follow a boy home in anticipation of a steak dinner), “The Strange Shirt Spot” (the inspiration for the bathtub-ring scene in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back), and “The Great Henry McBride” (about a boy whose far-flung career fantasies are bested only by those of Dr. Seuss himself). An introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen traces the history of the stories, which demonstrate an intentional move toward the writing style we now associate with Dr. Seuss. Cohen also explores the themes that recur in well-known Seuss stories (like the importance of the imagination or the perils of greed). With a color palette enhanced beyond the limitations of the original magazines, this is a collection that no Seuss fan (whether scholar or second grader) will want to miss.

From the Hardcover edition.

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As unique and funny to read as all of Dr. Seuss' work, these "lost" stories hold their own beside The Lorax, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, and The Cat in the Hat. Brought together for the first time in a book, with a color palette that has been enhanced beyond the limitations of the magazines in which they appeared, this is a collection that Seuss fans of all ages won't want to miss!

These stories, originally published in magazines between 1950 and 1951, include "The Bear, the Rabbit, and the Zinniga-Zanniga " (about a rabbit who is saved from a bear with a single eyelash!); "Gustav the Goldfish" (an early, rhymed version of the Beginner Book A Fish Out of Water);  "Tadd and Todd" (a tale passed down via photocopy to generations of twins); "Steak for Supper" (about fantastic creatures who follow a boy home in anticipation of a steak dinner); "The Bippolo Seed" (in which a scheming feline leads an innocent duck to make a bad decision); "The Strange Shirt Spot" (the inspiration for the bathtub-ring scene in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back); and "The Great Henry McBride" (about a boy whose far-flung career fantasies are only bested by those of the real Dr. Seuss himself).

In an introduction to the collection, Dr. Charles Cohen--Seuss collector and expert--explains the significance these seven stories have, not only as lost treasures, but as transitional stories in Dr. Seuss's career. 

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Dr. Seuss is, quite simply, the most beloved children’s book author in the world. To learn more about him and his books—and to play games, print out activities, make your own animated stories featuring Seuss characters, and much, much more!—visit www.seussville.com.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375964350
Author:
Seuss, Dr.
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Author:
Seuss
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Children s-Beginning Readers
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Short Stories
Subject:
juvenile;short stories;picture book;children
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Library binding
Series:
Classic Seuss
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11.27 x 8.26 x 0.44 in 0.965 lb
Age Level:
from 6 up to 9

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Product details 72 pages Random House Books for Young Readers - English 9780375964350 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , As unique and funny to read as all of Dr. Seuss' work, these "lost" stories hold their own beside The Lorax, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, and The Cat in the Hat. Brought together for the first time in a book, with a color palette that has been enhanced beyond the limitations of the magazines in which they appeared, this is a collection that Seuss fans of all ages won't want to miss!

These stories, originally published in magazines between 1950 and 1951, include "The Bear, the Rabbit, and the Zinniga-Zanniga " (about a rabbit who is saved from a bear with a single eyelash!); "Gustav the Goldfish" (an early, rhymed version of the Beginner Book A Fish Out of Water);  "Tadd and Todd" (a tale passed down via photocopy to generations of twins); "Steak for Supper" (about fantastic creatures who follow a boy home in anticipation of a steak dinner); "The Bippolo Seed" (in which a scheming feline leads an innocent duck to make a bad decision); "The Strange Shirt Spot" (the inspiration for the bathtub-ring scene in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back); and "The Great Henry McBride" (about a boy whose far-flung career fantasies are only bested by those of the real Dr. Seuss himself).

In an introduction to the collection, Dr. Charles Cohen--Seuss collector and expert--explains the significance these seven stories have, not only as lost treasures, but as transitional stories in Dr. Seuss's career. 

From the Hardcover edition.

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