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The King S Stilts

Author : Seuss
ISBN : 9780385379472
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 21.19 MB
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A seventy-five-year-old King gets new vintage cover art for his anniversary! Celebrate the 75th birthday of Dr. Seuss's classic treatise on the importance of a balanced life with our Anniversary Edition featuring cover art from the books original publication! A Seussian spin on a conventional fairy tale, The King's Stilts is as topical today as when it was first published in 1939. It's the story of a devoted king who works hard and plays hard—and whose entire kingdom is threatened when his beloved stilts are stolen and he is too distraught to do his job. Written in prose instead of rhyme (unlike Seuss's later works), The King's Stilts nevertheless addresses subjects that we know Dr. Seuss was passionate about throughout his life: duty (as in Horton Hears a Who and Horton Hatches the Egg); the abuse of power (as in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins and Yertle the Turtle); deceit (as in The Bippolo Seed and How the Grinch Stole Christmas)--and even cats (as in The Cat in the Hat and I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today)! A perfect way to introduce new readers to an old classic, or to reward existing fans with a collectible new edition. Follow the Good Doctor's advice: After a hard day of work, have fun with a great book like The King's Stilts! From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Dr Seuss Literature Activities The King S Stilts

Author : John Carratello
ISBN : 9781480783423
Genre :
File Size : 68.75 MB
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These quick activities help students enjoy the whimsical literature of Dr. Seuss. For this story, students focus on the theme of geography. Before-, during-, and after-reading activities are provided for a comprehensive study of the story.

Dr Seuss

Author : Philip Nel
ISBN : 0826417086
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 87.74 MB
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Philip Nel takes a fascinating look into the key aspects of Seuss's career - his poetry, politics, art, marketing, and place in the popular imagination." "Nel argues convincingly that Dr. Seuss is one of the most influential poets in America. His nonsense verse, like that of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear, has changed language itself, giving us new words like "nerd." And Seuss's famously loopy artistic style - what Nel terms an "energetic cartoon surrealism" - has been equally important, inspiring artists like filmmaker Tim Burton and illustrator Lane Smith. --from back cover
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Circle Time Activities

Author : Grace Jasmine
ISBN : 1576900312
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 38.89 MB
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Circle time activities giving stories, activities
Category: Children's stories

Dr Seuss

Author : Ruth K. MacDonald
ISBN : UOM:39015014210515
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 61.62 MB
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Briefly traces at Dr. Seuss's life and career, discusses his major children's books, and looks at the themes and style of his writing
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Politics Of Storytelling

Author : Timothy E. Cook
ISBN : WISC:89011015039
Genre : Children's literature
File Size : 38.59 MB
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Category: Children's literature

Dr Seuss Goes To War

Author : Richard H. Minear
ISBN : 9781595589903
Genre : Humor
File Size : 85.14 MB
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“A fascinating collection” of wartime cartoons from the beloved children’s author and illustrator (The New York Times Book Review). For decades, readers throughout the world have enjoyed the marvelous stories and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. But few know the work Geisel did as a political cartoonist during World War II, for the New York daily newspaper PM. In these extraordinarily trenchant cartoons, Geisel presents “a provocative history of wartime politics” (Entertainment Weekly). Dr. Seuss Goes to War features handsome, large-format reproductions of more than two hundred of Geisel’s cartoons, alongside “insightful” commentary by the historian Richard H. Minear that places them in the context of the national climate they reflect (Booklist). Pulitzer Prize–winner Art Spiegelman’s introduction places Seuss firmly in the pantheon of the leading political cartoonists of our time. “A shocker—this cat is not in the hat!” —Studs Terkel
Category: Humor

Musical Story Hours

Author : William M. Painter
ISBN : UOM:39015014452083
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 56.3 MB
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Describes the advantages of using music in conjunction with storytelling, and suggests appropriate music for a variety of stories
Category: Performing Arts