I Wish That I Had Duck Feet

Picture Books | August 12, 1965

byTheo. Seuss

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A young boy weighs the pros and cons of possessing various animal appendages—such as a duck''s feet, a deer''s antlers, a whale''s spout, an elephant''s trunk, and a long, long tail—only to decide that he''s better off just being himself. A zany, insightful story that beginning readers will wish to hear again and again!

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A boy imagines what it would be like if he had such things as duck feet, a whale spout, and an elephant's trunk.

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A young boy weighs the pros and cons of possessing various animal appendages—such as a duck's feet, a deer's antlers, a whale's spout, an elephant's trunk, and a long, long tail—only to decide that he's better off just being himself. A zany, insightful story that beginning readers will wish to hear again and again!

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Illus. in full color. "This zany story of a boy's wishes for duck feet, a whale spout, deer horns, a long tail, elephant's trunk, etc. will be a favorite with young readers."--"School Library Journal.

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. ...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:72 pages, 9.25 × 6.75 × 0.38 inPublished:August 12, 1965Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394800400

ISBN - 13:9780394800400

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from I want to be a Which-What-Who! This was easily my favourite Dr. Seuss book when I was a child. The little boy who tries on all the different animal features, and then all of them at once, will delight any child.
Date published: 2008-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely wonderful for any aged kids This book has been passed down thruogh 3 uncles, my mother, 2 cousins, my sister and myself, and now passed down to my four children. It has been the best childrens book I believe any of us has ever read! It is the most enjoyable and extremely hilarious book for any aged children.
Date published: 2001-03-10