A young boy weighs the pros and cons of possessing various animal appendages--such as a duck's feet, a deer's antlers, a whale's spout, an elephant's trunk, and a long, long tail--only to decide that he's better off just being himself. A zany, insightful story that beginning readers will wish to hear again and again--with a new "Dr. Seuss" author credit! Recommended for ages 3 to 8.
A young boy weighs the pros and cons of possessing various animal appendagessuch as a duck's feet, a deer's antlers, a whale's spout, an elephant's trunk, and a long, long tailonly to decide that he's better off just being himself. A zany, insightful story that beginning readers will wish to hear again and again!
THEODOR SEUSS GEISELaka Dr. Seussis one of the most beloved childrens book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places Youll 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. Seusss long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligots 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. Dr. Seuss's never-before-seen picture book What Pet Should I Get? will be published on July 28, 2015. The rediscovered book captures a classic childhood momentthe selection of a petand uses it to illustrate a life-lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but that sometimes you just have to do it!
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