Dimensions: 56 pages, 11.3 × 8.45 × 0.39 in
Published: January 22, 1990
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0679805273
ISBN - 13: 9780679805274
About the Book
In this joyous ode to life, Dr. Seuss addresses graduates of all ages--from nursery school to medical school--and gives them the get-up-and-go to move mountains with the unrivaled exuberance and charm.
From the Publisher
A perennial favorite, Dr. Seuss's wonderfully wise graduation
speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the
world, be they nursery school, high school, or college grads! From
soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a
Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life's ups and
downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while
encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. In a
starred review, Booklist notes: "Seuss's message is simple
but never sappy: life may be a 'Great Balancing Act,' but through
it all 'There's fun to be done.'"
From the Jacket
Illus. in full color. "Don't be fooled by the title of this
seriocomic ode to success; it's not 'Climb Every Mountain,' kid
version. All journeys face perils, whether from indecision, from
loneliness, or worst of all, from too much waiting. Seuss' familiar
pajama-clad hero is up to the challenge, and his odyssey is
captured vividly in busy two-page spreads evoking both the good
times (grinning purple elephants, floating golden castles) and the
bad (deep blue wells of confusion). Seuss' message is simple but
never sappy: life may be a 'Great Balancing Act,' but through it
all 'There's fun to be done.'"--(starred)
About the Author
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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In this joyous ode to life, Dr. Seuss addresses
graduates of all ages - from nursery school to medical school - and
gives them the get-up-and-go to move mountains with the unrivalled
exuberance and charm that have made him beloved worldwide.
Oh, the Places You'll Go! is a
kaleidoscopically full-colour, ingeniously creative tale from the
wondrous mind of the late, great Dr. Seuss.
Gift guide, The New York Times, June 21, 2008:
"One book that has proved to be popular for graduates of
all ages since it was first published in 1990."
A classic Dr. Seuss story, this book is about making choices and fulfilling goals. The story tells of the endless possibilities that exist in the future, and the opportunities that arise when you set out with "your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet." This would make a great gift for grads, or for anyone looking for inspiration to begin a new journey. You'll be "ninety-eight and three-quarters per cent guaranteed to succeed" with this one!