The Lorax

The Lorax

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The Lorax is the original eco warrior and his message still rings loud today in this fable about the dangers of destroying our forests, told in the trademark rhyme of the irrepressible Dr. Seuss.


"Mister! He said with a sawdusty sneeze, I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees."


The Lorax is a hilarious and timeless story with the trademark humour and silly rhymes of Dr. Seuss, that packs a punch with its ecological message without feeling heavy-handed or worthy. The Lorax is the original eco warrior as he tries to save the Truffula trees from the greedy once-ler's axe, and the Dr Seuss blend of zany pictures and unique rhyme, rhythm and repetition mean that all ages will learn from and love this wonderful book.


As part of a major rebrand programme, HarperCollins has relaunched 17 of Dr. Seuss's best-selling books, including such perennial favourites as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Fox in Socks. In response to consumer demand, the bright new cover designs incorporate much needed guidance on reading levels, with the standard paperbacks divided into three reading strands - Blue Back Books for parents to share with young children, Green Back Books for budding readers to tackle on their own, and Yellow Back Books for older, more fluent readers to enjoy. The Lorax belongs to the Yellow Back Book range.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 163 x 225 x 4mm | 150g
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Yellow Back Book edition
  • Farb. illustr.
  • 000820392X
  • 9780008203924
  • 21,112

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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


Praise for And To Think That I Saw it On Mulberry Street:
"The cleverest book I have met with for many years. The swing and merriment of the pictures and the natural truthful simplicity of the untruthfulness."
Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit
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About Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel - better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss - was born the son of a park superintendent in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1904. After studying at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, and later at Oxford University in England, he became a magazine humorist and cartoonist, and an advertising man. He soon turned his many talents to writing children's books, and his first book - `And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street' - was published in 1937. His greatest claim to fame was the one and only `The Cat in the Hat', published in 1957, the first of a hugely successful range of early learning books.
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Rating details

233,110 ratings
4.34 out of 5 stars
5 58% (134,907)
4 25% (57,917)
3 13% (30,092)
2 3% (6,953)
1 1% (3,241)
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