How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Other Gifts from Dr. Seuss

By Dr Seuss; Walter Matthau (Read by)
(Listening Library (Audio), Compact Disc, 9780739378564)

Publication Date: October 14, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

The 11-story collection includes:

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Read by Walter Matthau

The Cat in the Hat
Read by Kelsey Grammer

Horton Hears a Who
Read by Dustin Hoffman

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
Read by John Cleese

The Lorax
Read by Ted Danson

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories: Gertrude McFuzz; The Big Brag

Read by John Lithgow

Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose
Read by Mercedes McCambridge

Horton Hatches the Egg
Read by Billy Crystal

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
Read by Kelsey Grammer




About the Author

Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr. Seuss's first children's book, And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street, hit the market in 1937, and the world of children's literature was changed forever! In 1957, Seuss's The Cat in the Hat became the prototype for one of Random House's best- selling series, Beginner Books. This popular series combined engaging stories with outrageous illustrations and playful sounds to teach basic reading skills. Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped kids learn to read.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and three Academy Awards, Seuss was the author and illustrator of 44 children's books, some of which have been made into audiocassettes, animated television specials, and videos for children of all ages. Even after his death in 1991, Dr. Seuss continues to be the best-selling author of children's books in the world.


From the Audiobook Download edition.

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