What's an elephant to do when he's taken from the jungle to sit in a circus, all because he decided to be nice and hatch an egg? Find out with Dr. Seuss' extravagant nonsense, rollicking verse, classic illustrations, and ever zany sense of fun! Recommended age 4 to 8.
Meet Horton the elephant, one of the most commendable heroes in childrens books.
"I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. . . .
An elephants faithful, one hundred per cent!"
Horton is kind and trustworthy, but unfortunately, the lazy bird Mayzie takes advantage of his good nature when she leaves Horton to watch her unhatched egg. Told with Dr. Seusss signature rhymes and trademark illustrations, this is a tale that will be enjoyed over and over, by reader and listener alike. And dont miss another delightful tale about this beloved pachyderm: Horton Hears a Who!
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.
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