Horton Hears a Who! Can You?

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Random House Books for Young Readers | January 22, 2008 | Other

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Based on: Horton hears a Who! / Dr. Seuss. c1954.

Format: Other

Dimensions: 8 pages, 8.58 × 8.34 × 1.49 in

Published: January 22, 2008

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0375843248

ISBN - 13: 9780375843242

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2

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Horton Hears a Who! Can You?

Horton Hears a Who! Can You?

Editor Random House

Format: Other

Dimensions: 8 pages, 8.58 × 8.34 × 1.49 in

Published: January 22, 2008

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0375843248

ISBN - 13: 9780375843242

About the Book

Based on: Horton hears a Who! / Dr. Seuss. c1954.

About the Author

Certainly the most popular of all American writers and illustrators of picture books, Geisel made his pseudonym Dr. Seuss famous to several generations of children and their parents. Geisel developed a rhythmic form of poetry that relied on quick rhymes and wordplay reminiscent of Mother Goose rhymes. He combined this with exaggerated cartoonlike illustrations of fantasy characters to entice children into stories that contained important messages, often presented with a great deal of irony and satire. Geisel always embraced the imagination of children and condemned adults' inability to join into it, using the child's view to reveal the flaws in society. His first picture book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937), describes a child's adding more and more imaginative elements to the story that he plans to tell about what he saw on the way home, only to end with the child actually telling the truth: he saw only a very uninteresting horse and cart. The Cat in the Hat (1957), written as a beginning reader, portrays two children having a magical afternoon with a strange cat while their mother is away, complete with a frantic cleanup before their mother can find out what they have done. This is probably his most famous work. Geisel's later books took on social questions more directly. The Butter-Battle Book (1984) condemned the cold war, and it is often removed from children's sections of libraries for political reasons. Likewise, The Lorax (1971), which condemned t
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Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2