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JUVENILE PICTURE BOOKS

JPB Geisel c.2

Seuss, Dr. And to think that I saw it on Mulberry street, by Dr. Seuss. A boy imagines a series of incredible sights on his way home from school so that he will have an interesting report to give his father. c1937.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. Bartholomew and the oobleck. The King, tired of rain, snow, sun, and fog, commands his magicians to make something else come down from the sky, but when oobleck falls, in sticky greenish droplets, Bartholomew Cubbins shames the King and saves the kingdom. [1949]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. The butter battle book. Engaged in a long-running battle, the Yooks and the Zooks develop more and more sophisticated weaponry as they attempt to outdo each other. c1984.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. The cat in the hat. Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games. [1957]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. Dr. Seuss's ABC. A master author creates an alphabet book, taking some liberties with actual words and inventing some creatures. c1963.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. The foot book. Beginner's text describes all sorts of feet doing all sorts of things. [1968]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. Green eggs and ham. c1960.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. Hop on Pop. Pairs of rhyming words are introduced and used in simple sentences, such as "Day. Play. We play all day. Night. Fight. We fight all night."

c1991.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. How the Grinch stole Christmas. The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway. , c1957 ([1985 printing])

 

JPB Geisel c.3

Seuss, Dr. I had trouble in getting to Solla Sollew. [1965]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. If I ran the zoo. If Gerald McGrew ran the zoo, he'd let all the animals go and fill it with more unusual beasts--a ten-footed lion, an Elephant-Cat, a Mulligatawny, a Tufted Mazurka, and others. c 1950.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. The Lorax. The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem. [1971]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. McElligot's pool. A boy imagines the rare and wonderful fish he might catch in McElligot's pool. [1947]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. My many colored days. This rhyming story describes each day in terms of a particular color which in turn is associated with specific emotions. c1996.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. Oh, the places you'll go! Advice in rhyme for proceeding in life; weathering fear, loneliness, and confusion; and being in charge of your actions. Seuss' familiar pajama-clad hero is up to the challenge, and his odyssey is captured vividly in busy two-page spreads evoking both the good times (grinning purple elephants, floating golden castles) and the bad (deep blue wells of confusion). Seuss' message is simple but never sappy: life may be a 'Great Balancing Act,' but through it all 'There's fun to be done.'

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. On beyond zebra. c1955.

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. The shape of me and other stuff. Rhyme and silhouette drawings introduce the shape of bugs, balloons, peanuts, camels, spider webs, and many other familiar objects. [1973]

 

JPB Geisel

Seuss, Dr. Thidwick, the big-hearted moose. When a moose gives a Bingle Bug a ride on his horns, he unwillingly becomes host to a large number of freeloading pests. [1948]

 

JPB Prelusky

Seuss, Dr. Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! The students of Diffendoofer School celebrate their unusual teachers and curriculum, including Miss Fribble who teaches laughing, Miss Bonkers who teaches frogs to dance, and Mr. Katz who builds robotic rats.

 

 


JUVENILE & YOUNG PEOPLE NONFICTION

 

YP 813.54 G313dr

Seuss, Dr. Dr. Seuss from then to now: a catalogue of the retrospective exhibition. c1986.

 

J 92 S496kr

Krull, Kathleen. The boy on Fairfield Street: how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss. Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts. c2004.

    

 


MEDIA

 

VCR C357at

The Cat in the hat. [videorecording] (30 min.) New York : Playhouse Video, c1989. Two young children face the sad prospect of rainy day boredom. Then in walks the madcap mischief-maker who won't leave till he finds his moss-covered, three handled gredunza. The search virtually destroys the house, only to be magically cleaned-up by the Cat in the Hat in just the nick of time. The afternoon becomes fun indeed!

 

VCR D637s

Dr. Seuss's ABC. [videorecording] (ca. 30 min.) Random House Home Video, c1989. Dr. Seuss presents the letters and their sounds, and shows how the sounds join to form words.

 

VCR H193is

Halloween is Grinch night. [videorecording] (25 min.) Playhouse Video, 1985. The sleepy peace of Hooville is disturbed by the howling soursweet wind, signaling the beginning of Grinch Night. Soon the evil Grinch sets forth with his dreaded paraphernalia wagon to terrorize the villagers, all of whom are paralyzed with fear. But one little boy, young Eukariah, sets out to save his family and town.

 

VCR H847

How the Grinch stole Christmas [videorecording] (52 min.) Warner Bros. Family Entertainment, c2000. Presents the tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his attempts to steal the Christmas celebration of Who-ville. Also included is "Horton hears a Who!" in which a big-eared elephant named Horton protects the tiny inhabitants of Who-ville.

 

VCR O58ne

One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. [videorecording] (ca. 30 min.) Random House Home Video, 1989. A story in verse in which one creature after another runs into zany situations. Designed to increase students awareness of phonemic patterns and verbal and visual imagery.

 

 


REFERENCE

REF 423 S596ca

Seuss, Dr. The cat in the hat dictionary. [1964]

 

 

Created by Donna Wallach, February 2006

  

                                                                     

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