From his very first book to his very last book, here in one big volume are 13 classic Dr. Seuss stories, everyone& 8217;s favorites. All of the words and virtually all of the illustrations are included. Each story is prefaced by a short essay by someone whose life was changed by Dr. Seuss or who is simply an unabashed admirer. Also included are photographs of Dr. Seuss, memorabilia, and original sketches from his books. The stories included are: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, Horton Hears a Who!, McElligot& 8217;s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, Happy Birthday to You!, Dr. Seuss& 8217;s Sleep Book, Yertle the Turtle, The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax, The Sneetches, and Oh, the Places You& 8217;ll Go!
Theodor Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss) was born March 2, 1904, and died September 25, 1991.
With introductory essays to each story by:
Barbara Bader, Author and Critic
Stan and Jan Berenstain, Creators of The Berenstain Bears
Audrey Geisel, Widow of Dr. Seuss
Peter Glassman, Children& 8217;s Bookseller
Starr LaTronica, Children& 8217;s Librarian
John Lithgow, Actor and Children& 8217;s Book Author
Barbara Mason, Kindergarten Teacher
Richard H. Minear, Author of Dr. Seuss Goes to War
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon
Charles D. Cohen, Author of The Seuss, the Whole Seuss, and
Nothing but the Seuss
Pete Seeger, Folksinger
Christopher Cerf, TV Writer, Composer, and Producer
Lane Smith, Children& 8217;s Book Illustator
No single children's picture book writer enjoyed more impact than Dr. Seuss, with his simple rhymed stories and colorful illustrations of fanciful characters. This 100th-birthday tribute is a compendium of 13 Dr. Seuss stories, including all of the original text and most of the pictures, along with photographs of Seuss, original typescripts and sketches, and examples of his political cartoons. The stories are each preceded by a brief essay by an admirer, including Seuss's widow Audrey Geisel, artist Lane Smith, actor John Lithgow, ERAGON writer Christopher Paolini, THE BERENSTAIN BEARS creators Jan and Stan Berenstain, writer/critic Barbara Bader, TV writer Christopher Cerf, and folk singer Pete Seeger. The previously published books featured in this volume are THE CAT IN THE HAT, AND TO THINK THAT I SAW IT ON MULBERRY STREET, IF I RAN THE ZOO, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!, YERTLE THE TURTLE, THE SNEETCHES, THE LORAX, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!, GREEN EGGS AND HAM, HORTON HEARS A WHO!, McELLIGOT'S POOL, DR. SEUSS'S SLEEP BOOK, and OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!
- Juvenile Fiction
- Biographical / United States
- October 12, 2004
- October 12, 2004
- Dr. Seuss