Yertle the Turtle (Hardcover)
Random House Children's Books, 9780394800875, 96pp.
Publication Date: April 12, 1958
Dr. Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. The collection features tales about greed ("Yertle the Turtle"), vanity ("Gertrude McFuzz"), and pride ("The Big Brag"). In no other book does a small burp have such political importance Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand.