The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

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Have a ball with Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat in this classic picture book...but don't forget to clean up your mess! A dreary day turns into a wild romp when this beloved story introduces readers to the Cat in the Hat and his troublemaking friends, Thing 1 and Thing 2. A favorite among kids, parents and teachers, this story uses simple words and basic ryhme to encourage and delight beginning readers. Then he said "That is that."
And then he was gone
With a tip of his hat. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too! "Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." -President Barack Obama
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 61 pages
  • 178 x 241 x 10.16mm | 272g
  • Random House USA Children's Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 039480001X
  • 9780394800011
  • 961

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Illus. in color. The Cat in the Hat came to play one rainy, nothing-to-do afternoon. His hilarious antics are "recommended for all libraries."--(starred) "School Library Journal.
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Review Text

Poor Dick and Sally. It's cold and wet and they're stuck in the house with nothing to do... until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into a madcap adventure and almost wrecking the place in the process! Written by Dr. Seuss in 1957, THE CAT IN THE HAT changed the way our children learn how to read.
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About Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel--aka Dr. Seuss--is, quite simply, one of the most beloved children's book authors of all time. The forty-four 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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Rating details

398,613 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 50% (199,064)
4 26% (104,211)
3 17% (68,555)
2 5% (18,011)
1 2% (8,772)
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