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Dr. Seuss (March 4, 1904 - September 24, 1991) writes Horton Hears a Who! It was first published in 1954 and has been a favorite since then. The original picture book was so beloved it is available in new formats.
The plot/summary: The original story book, Horton Hears a Who!, is about an elephant. Horton finds a speck of dust. The residents of Who-Ville live on it. Horton, a very responsible elephant, assures the Who-Ville mayor of their safety and places the dust on a clover head. Now, the other animals cannot hear the little Whos. They believe the elephant is batty and they are mean to him by stealing the clover; they plan to destroy it. Horton goes through many obstacles to regain the clover head and ensure the tiny Who-Ville citizensí safety.
Horton Hears a Who! A Dr. Seuss Classic Hardcover for preschool and elementary kids between the ages four and eight-years-old. Truthfully, the juvenile fiction is for tweens, teens and adults, too.
Horton Hears a Who! Pop Up David A. Carter adapts the famous Dr. Seuss fable into a pop up book. Older children and adults will appreciate the novelty and activity book. They will take care of David A. Carterís work of art. The pop up book contains all of Dr. Seuss' original rhyming text.
Horton Hears a Who! Can You? This is a novelty and activity board book for infants and toddlers. Random House includes a hand puppet of Horton with the sturdy book. Little children can interact with the story.
Horton Hears a Who Big Sticker Book This is another book for children between the ages four and eight-years-old. Adults should supervise infants and toddlers because they place small objects in their mouth, It is by Random House and Jan Gerardi is the illustrator.
Horton Hatches the Egg This is the 1940 Dr. Seuss picture book which introduces the fictional character, Horton. Again, Horton takes his responsibilities seriously in the fable, the reader laughs and smiles as they read the rhymes and view the whimsical animals.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Dr. Seuss Christmas book has been a favorite since written in 1957. The fictional characters, the Whos, return in the picture book.
Use the Children Books Site's alphabetical list of Dr. Seuss books as a guide for parents, grandparents and caregivers to the world of Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss classic books, tapes, Audio CD's, CD-ROMs are great birthday, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas books for juveniles/kids. Click to read an online summary of each Dr Seuss juvenile book on the web page. Enjoy the printable Dr Seuss Book Titles!
Pictures/Images of Horton the Elephant.
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Books by Dr Seuss
Books by Don Freeman
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Magic Tree House Books by Mary Pope Osborne
Chronicles of Narnia Books
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