The Lorax (Classic Seuss) (Library Binding)

By Dr. Seuss

Random House Books for Young Readers, 9780394923376, 72pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 1971

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/26/2006)
Paperback, Hebrew (12/20/2012)

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Description

Celebrate nature with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic picture book about protecting the environment!
 
I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.
 
Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to speak up and stand up for those who can’t. With a recycling-friendly “Go Green” message, The Lorax allows young readers to experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted, all in a story that is timely, playful, and hopeful. The book’s final pages teach us that just one small seed, or one small child, can make a difference. 
 
Printed on recycled paper, this book is the perfect gift for Earth Day and for any child—or child at heart—who is interested in recycling, advocacy, and the environment, or just loves nature and playing outside.
 
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
 
“Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama


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.


Praise For The Lorax (Classic Seuss)

Review, USA Today, April 22, 2008:
"The Lorax . . . has been a perennial favorite of kids and parents since it was published in 1971."