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On Beyond Zebra : Yellow Back Book

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In this rip-roaring story a young boy delights in explaining how his alphabet starts where our alphabet ends. Carrying on beyond Z for zebra, we find letter Yuzz for Yuzz-a-ma-Tuzz, and Glikk as in Glikker, who lives in wild weeds and spends his time juggling with cinnamon seeds...With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranked among the UK's top ten favourite children's authors, Dr. Seuss is a global best-seller, with over 650 million books sold worldwide.As part of a major rebrand programme, HarperCollins is relaunching Dr. Seuss's best-selling books. In response to consumer demand, bright new cover designs incorporate much-needed guidance on reading levels. The standard paperbacks divide 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. This is a Yellow Back book.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Rebranded edition
  • 64 col illus, (4 colour)
  • 0007175183
  • 9780007175185
  • 72,978

Review quote

"[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"Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses." - The Expressshow more

About Dr. Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel - better known to his millions of 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 successful range of early learning books known as Beginner Books.show more

Rating details

2,536 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 42% (1,059)
4 29% (742)
3 22% (567)
2 5% (139)
1 1% (29)

Our customer reviews

My 5-year-old loves to have this read to him as a bedtime story. His 10-year-old brother loves to listen too. It's also fun for me to read aloud! The rhymes are very clever and the story is very imaginitive. Our favourite creatures are the Floob-boober-bab-boober-bubs!show more
by Maria Walsh
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