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Based on characters and a storyline developed by Dr. Seuss shortly before his death in 1991, this fabulous tale by poet Jack Prelutsky and artist Lane Smith bears all the hallmarks of a classic Dr. Seuss – bags of zany rhyme and humour, with bold and colourful artwork.
Focusing on the strange goings-on in Diffendoofer school, where kids are taught, among other things, yelling, listening and smelling, it highlights the importance of individuality and thinking for yourself! The book concludes with a fascinating look at how it came into being, with original sketches and handwritten notes by Dr. Seuss himself.
- Praise for Dr. Seuss:
- ”'[Dr. Seuss] has…instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children]”The Telegraph
- ”'Dr. Seuss ignites a child’s imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses”The Express
- ”'The magic of Dr. Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf”Sunday Times Magazine
- ”'The author… has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme”The Guardian