|What You Need to Know:
• This compilation of thirteen Seuss stories is a perfect gift that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.
• Before each story are Seuss-related essays by a variety of interesting, prominent people.
• This book was published to celebrate the 100th birthday of Dr. Seuss.
• The only negative is that the page layout is slightly different from the stand alone books.
|Sweet Book Summary:
Dr. Seuss is the master of rhyme, and this beautiful hardcover book featuring thirteen of his stories is a perfect way to display his work. Each clever story inspires readers in a unique way. They emphasize concepts like being creative, being an individual, and being respectful of each other and our planet. Seuss turns the world upside down and inside out, and yet somehow everything seems to make sense. He leaves readers laughing and thinking at the same time. Read them out loud and read them often, because as we hear from those who contributed their thoughts in this special edition, these little stories can have a big impact.
|Author: Dr. Seuss Illustrator: Dr. Seuss Published: 2004, 368 pages
Themes: Excellent Read-Aloud, Humor, Imagination, Rhyming Language
|Sweet Discussion Questions:
• What is your favorite Seuss book and why?
• Where do you think that Seuss got the ideas for his stories?
• Do his stories inspire you to write one of your own?
• Do you ever wish, like the Sneetches do, that you looked like someone else?
• Would you risk destroying your neighborhood in order to make a lot of money, like the Once-ler does in The Lorax?
• If you were in charge, what new type of animal would you bring to the zoo?
• Do you know anyone as bossy as Yertle the Turtle?
|This recommendation was written by: Melissa G.
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