If I Ran the Zoo: Yellow Back Book
The crazy world of Gerald McGrew, is introduced in this book. He dreams of transforming his local zoo into a madcap menagerie of wierd and wonderful beasts. The amazing array of animals includes the incredible Thwerll, whose legs are snarled up in a terrible snerl.
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|Library of Congress
||Animals, Mythical - Pictorial works - Juvenile fiction, Zoos - Pictorial works - Juvenile fiction, Children's stories - Pictorial works - lcsh
Description of this Book
Packed with all the essential ingredients that have made Dr. Seuss so well-loved over the last 50 years -- riotous rhyme, bizarre creatures, zany artwork, off-the-wall humour -- If I Ran the Zoo is vintage Seuss at its very best. This paperback edition of a popular story tells of Gerald McGrew's grand designs for running his own zoo, packed with weird and wonderful creatures such as the incredible Thwerll, whole legs are snarled up in a terrible snerl, or the family of Joats, whose feet are like cows' but wear squirrel-skin coats!
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||[Dr. Seuss] has...instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children] - The Telegraph Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses - The Express The magic of Dr. Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf - Sunday Times Magazine The author... has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme - The Guardian Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses. - The Express
||Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)
Theodor Seuss Geisel -- better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss -- was born the son of a park superintendent in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1904. After studying at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, and later at Oxford University in England, he became a magazine humorist and cartoonist, and an advertising man. He soon turned his many talents to writing children's books, and his first book -- And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street -- was published in 1937. His greatest claim to fame was the one and only The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, the first of a hugely successful range of early learning books known as Beginner Books.