If I Ran the Circus

If I Ran the Circus

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Dr. Seuss's classic celebration of youthful imagination! The Circus McGurkus! The World's Greatest Show
On the face of the earth, or wherever you go! Young Morris McGurk's has a BIG imagination. He wants to turn the vacant lot behind Sneelock's Store into the Circus McGurkus--the most colossal, stupendous, tremendous show in the world! Here you'll be entertained by bizarre creatures like the Drum-Tummied Snum, the Juggling Jott, and the Harp-Twanging Snarp, and fantastic circus acts performed by Sneelock--a sleepy shop keeper whom Morris images as the daredevil star of his big top! This is Dr. Seuss at his best, celebrating youthful imagination and creating a fantasy world that will delight and transport readers of all ages.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 65 pages
  • 210 x 286 x 10.16mm | 386g
  • Random House USA Children's Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 039480080X
  • 9780394800806
  • 152,501

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Illus. in color. Young Morris McGurk lets his imagination run wild with his circus McGurkus. "Fun for the entire family."--"Children's Book Center.
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About Dr. Seuss

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. 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 three Caldecott Honors, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody. To learn more about Dr. Seuss and his work--and for games and activities--visit Seussville.com!
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4,971 ratings
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4 31% (1,529)
3 28% (1,368)
2 6% (285)
1 1% (51)
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