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Horton Hears a Who (Dr.Seuss Classic Collection) (original 1954; edition 1998)

by Dr. Seuss

Series: Horton (3)

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Title:Horton Hears a Who (Dr.Seuss Classic Collection)
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:Picture Lions (1998), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 64 pages
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Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Seuss (1954)

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Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss? ( )
  JennysBookBag.com | Sep 28, 2016 |
A great book for kids learning to read ( )
  Shadow494 | Jun 20, 2016 |
After reading Paul's review (https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/475952440?book_show_action=true&page=1) in which he makes a point about Horton needing to feed his ego by being paternalistic, I had to take a star off my rating of this book. But that concern had never occurred to me before, so I still admire Horton's and the Whos's courage, and I still have hopes that mobbing bigots can mend their ways. ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
I did Saussical as a musical a few years ago! ( )
  katieloucks | Feb 26, 2016 |
The only Dr. Seuss book I ever got to read when I was a kid. My mother disliked Seuss and he was not allowed among the many, many books I had. But with this one we had the record that went with it. ( )
  Greymowser | Jan 22, 2016 |
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On the fifteenth of May, in the Jungle of Nool, in the heat of the day, in the cool of the pool, he was splashing...enjoying the jungle's great joys...when Horton the elephant heard a small noise.
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A person's a person, no matter how small.
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Surely among the most lovable of all Dr. Seuss creations, Horton the Elephant represents kindness, trustworthiness, and perseverance--all wrapped up, thank goodness, in a comical and even absurd package. Horton hears a cry for help from a speck of dust, and spends much of the book trying to protect the infinitesimal creatures who live on it from the derision and trickery of other animals, who think their elephant friend has gone quite nutty. But worse is in store: an eagle carries away the clover in which Horton has placed the life-bearing speck, and "let that small clover drop somewhere inside / of a great patch of clovers a hundred miles wide!" Horton wins in the end, after persuading the "Who's" to make as much noise as possible and prove their existence. This classic is not only fun, but a great way to introduce thoughtful children to essentially philosophical questions. How, after all, are we so sure there aren't invisible civilizations floating by on every mote? (Ages 4 to 8) --Richard Farr

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A city of Whos on a speck of dust are threatened with destruction until the smallest Who of all helps convince Horton's friends that Whos really exist.

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