Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories Anniversary Edition (Hardcover)
Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780375838507, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 23, 2008
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Inside this very special anniversary edition of "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, "you ll find the complete, original text and illustrations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 pages of commentary and archival images written and compiled by Charles D. Cohen, the world's foremost Seuss scholar and collector. Also included for the first time together are two rarely seen Seuss stories: The Ruckus about a bird who likes to hear himself talk but has nothing to say, and The Kindly Snather, a cautionary tale that points to the perils of greed and sloth. With detailed even fascinating footnotes, this is a must-have volume for Seuss fans of all ages.
About the Author
THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL aka Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved children s book authors of all time. From "The Cat in the Hat "to "Oh, the Places You ll Go!," his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for "McElligot s Pool," "If I Ran the Zoo," and "Bartholomew and the Oobleck," the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody."