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I Am Not Going To Get Up Today! by Dr. Seuss

I Am Not Going To Get Up Today! (1987)

by Dr. Seuss

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I Am Not Going to Get up Today is a rhyming book about a boy who vows no one can get him out of bed. It doesn't matter who it is or what it is because he is not getting out of bed. The illustrations for I Am Not Going to Get up Today is seen to be drawn with pen and colored in with many different colors. The illustrations are clearly drawn and are very visible. Teachers can use this book as a book that students can read on their own. Since this is an easy reader book students are capable of reading this book on their own. My interpretation of this book is that everyone deserves a day to relax no matter what. It's always good to have a day to yourself. ( )
  s.vang | Nov 28, 2015 |
I enjoyed this book beacuse it was funny and the auther put details in to the book.I would recommend this book to people who like funny storys.In this book the main character does not want to get up and every one else is trying to get him up but he does not get up at all in the story.They eaven poor water on him and he still does not wake up. ( )
  AlexisF7 | Sep 20, 2015 |
Kindergarten- This is a story of a boy who decides that he really does not want to get up to anything in the morning. He just wants to stay in his warm bed. Everyone does all they can to wake him up, but he really wants to just stay in bed. At the end after everyone has tried to wake him up they decide he must really mean it and they give a policeman his egg.
  RachelHollingsworth | Feb 24, 2015 |
This is a book that relates to adults and teenagers more than children... only because kids are usually excited to get out of bed and hate naps while those of us who are older cherish "nap time". With that being said it is a funny book that children would enjoy and it has the great rhyming element which i think makes reading fun. The scenarios are funny and outlandish, another element kids would appreciate. ( )
  kitbraddick | Jan 21, 2015 |
He rams people trying to get him up with a band of circus animals. He just won't get up. ( )
  firhetrick | Feb 7, 2011 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Dr. Seussprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dr. Seussecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stevenson, JamesIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stevenson, JamsIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Although I'm Not Going to Get Up Today! is aimed at young readers, it just gets better as you get older. Only after you've weathered more than few world-weary years can you fully appreciate this book's profound and universal message: "The alarm can ring. The birds can peep. My bed is warm. My pillow's deep. Today's the day I'm going to sleep!" But the rhyming words of Dr. Seuss and goofy illustrations from James Stevenson will surely get more than a few giggles from the old and the young, as everyone in town--from brothers and sisters to the police and the Marines--conspires to get our little hero out of bed. But, as the sleepy boy says, "nobody's going to get me up, no matter what he does." (Not with tickling nor shaking nor cold water on the head.) "Nothing's going to get me up. Why can't you understand! You'll only waste your money if you hire a big brass band." (Ages 4 to 8) --Paul Hughes

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A boy is so sleepy that he vows nothing will get him out of his morning bed, neither peas and beans nor the United States Marines.

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