This classic collection brings together Dr Seuss's zaniest stories, silliest rhymes and craziest drawings for young readers everywhere.
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Surely among the most loveable of all Dr. Seuss's creations, Horton the Elephant represents kindness, trustworthiness and perseverance--all wrapped up, thank goodness, in a comical and even absurd package. Horton hears a cry for help from a speck of dust, and spends much of the book trying to protect the infinitesimal creatures who live on it from the derision and trickery of other animals, who think their elephant friend has gone quite nutty. But worse is in store: an eagle carries away the clover in which Horton has placed the life-bearing speck, and "let that small clover drop somewhere inside / of a great patch of clovers a hundred miles wide!"
Horton wins in the end, after persuading the "Who's" to make as much noise as possible and prove their existence. This classic is not only fun, but a great way to introduce thoughtful children to essentially philosophical questions. How, after all, are we so sure there aren't invisible civilisations floating by on every mote? (Ages 4 to 8) --Richard FarrReview:
“Dr Seuss ignites a child’s imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses.”
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1976. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP64682486
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Servi, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. In VERY GOOD condition, nice and clean overall, dispatched daily from the UK Daily dispatch from UK warehouse. This book is in VERY GOOD overall condition, showing only light signs of previous ownership. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002524418
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001672669
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001722717
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002423863
Book Description London: Collins, 1976. First UK edition. HB. Laminated pictorial boards. Unpaginated, tall quarto. With colour illustrations by the author thoughout, including endpapers. Horton the elephant hears a small noise. Clean covers, rubbing to edges and 2cm tear to lower spine edge. Pages clean but front free enddpaper and title page have small losses to edges as if small fingers had torn pieces off. Bookseller Inventory # 23342
Book Description Harper Collins, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1976 hardback impression in VG+ condition, no internal markings, pages clean, binding firm, there is some wear to corner of boards and tip and tail of spine, please see pics, PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1477073372037
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, London, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 0001837249 Unpaginated. Very slight signs of wear to upper board. Bookseller Inventory # 020638