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.From the Hardcover edition.
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories is a picture book collection by Theodor Seuss Geisel, published under his more commonly known pseudonym of Dr. Seuss.
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories is a picture book collection by Theodor Seuss Geisel, published under his more commonly known pseudonym of Dr. It was first released by Random House Books on April 12, 1958, and is written in Seuss's trademark style, using a type of meter called anapestic tetrameter.
In his Retrospective, Cohen tells us that 'when the top-selling children's books of all time were compiled in 2001, Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories had sold more copies than either Curious George or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I was fascinated to learn that Yertle was 'actually a caricature of Adolf Hitler - 'a little domineering guy who pushes people around. Cohen also includes two lost stories - The Ruckus and The Kindly Snather - which both teach a lesson and both made me smile.
The rhyming and meter, as always with Dr. Seuss, are great. Just perfect for reading out loud. Easy for the kids to memorize the lines, too.
The collection features tales about greed ( Yertle the Turtle ). The rhyming and meter, as always with Dr.
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories is a book written by Dr. This book has an iOS and Android app by Oceanhouse Media. Yertle the Turtle The eponymous story revolves around a Yertle the Turtle, the king of the pond. Unsatisfied with the stone that serves as his throne, he commands the other turtles to stack themselves beneath him so that he can see further and expand his kingdom.
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.
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
THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL-aka Dr. 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. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world.
Theodor Seuss Geisel writes as Dr. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.