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The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat (edition 1957)

by Dr. Seuss

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Title:The Cat in the Hat
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1957), Hardcover, 72 pages
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The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

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4 stars! ( )
  Jenny_Baker | Sep 28, 2016 |
A lot of repeating words, good for beginner readers like K-1st ( )
  Olivia.Morris | Sep 26, 2016 |
This was a fantastic book to re read as an adult! I thought that the plot made the book. This plot was always interesting to young readers, was appropriate in terms of one event leading to another sequence in a way that helps young children understand how plots are supposed to work. For example when the cat messes up the drapes he tries to fix them by wiping them off on the sofa. Then the sofa is messed up and he attempts to fix that by wiping it off with the mothers dress which then becomes messed up. There is a clear sequence in this example as well as throughout the book. Another thing that really made this book great was the language. DR. Seuss chose to make this a rhyming book for early readers and is very successful at this skill from the very beginning just by the title of the book "The Cat in The Hat". The entire book rhymes and additionally the author was very good about choosing some words that would challenge the students on this reading level which is a good language quality. ( )
  slee74 | Sep 22, 2016 |
I love The Cat in the Hat. This book is a classic and should and can be read by children around the US. This book is silly and fun. The made up words help work on the children's rhyming and sounding out skills. The drawing as very creative and fun, they fit the book very well. I think that this book can be used in many grades. The younger levels and laugh and enjoy the book while working on their reading and the older levels and start to make up their own words and stories. ( )
  MeganSiebeneichen | Sep 21, 2016 |
Cat in the Hat is a classic my dr. suess. It exposes the children to phonological awareness with rhyming.
  tayro_95 | Sep 13, 2016 |
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This is classic book to be used in a lesson about rhyming. This is also a book to use in celebrating Dr. Seus Day!
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The sun did not shine.
It was too wet to play.
So we sat in the house
All that cold, cold, wet day.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 039480001X, Hardcover)

He may be an old standby, but he never lets us down. When in doubt, turn to the story of the cat that transformed a dull, rainy afternoon into a magical and just-messy-enough adventure. There's another, hidden adventure, too: this book really will help children learn to read. With his simple and often single-vowel vocabulary, the good Doctor knew what he was doing: hear it, learn it, read it--laughing all the way. The Cat in the Hat is a must for any child's library.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:59 -0400)

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Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games.

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