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Dr. Seuss's ABC by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss's ABC (1963)

by Dr. Seuss

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Dr. Seuss takes us through each letter of the alphabet on every page. Alliteration abounds as nonsensical creatures and whimsical characters unite.
  MelindaBoland | Jan 10, 2015 |
I credit this book as the book that taught me how to read, so I will always have a warm place in my heart for Dr. Seuss' ABC (1991). It is a complicated tongue twisting take on the alphabet, and think the silly factor is what makes this such a fun read, and continues to inspire countless children to read. ( )
  kberryman44 | Dec 6, 2014 |
A fundamental read for beginners to identify the alphabet
  ecm014 | Dec 1, 2014 |
Perfect for a toddlers learning their letters (ages 3-5). Great patterns and repetition, wonderful for a read-aloud. Silly pictures (as expected from Dr. Seuss). Loved by both my children (3 & 6) and a go-to bedtime book for my husband and I. ( )
  lolhscybrarian | Nov 30, 2014 |
This book take the children through the alphabet letter by letter. Each letter is shown in capital and lower case form and has a list of words that start with the letter.
This book is a humorous poem. With all its silly words and sounds they make, there is no actual story or message to the book as a whole. It is informational and teaches children the alphabet.

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Dr. Sues is a collection of book I grew up on as well as my children. I enjoy this book no matter how many times I have read it. I like to see how fast I can say some of the words on the pages without making a mistake.

Classroom Extension:
1. You can read the book to help the children recognize letter and have them repeat as you point to them.
2. Choose a letter and have the children think of as many words as they can that starts with that letter.
  CRHamm | Nov 5, 2014 |
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Lawson/LIB 428 Desc. - While this has classic elements of an ABC book, its greatest elements are that is 'not' a classic ABC book. Of the many strengths is that is presents the smaller letter with the larger version and in Seuss style has the rhyme, repeition, alliteration etc. But what I love is the introduction of fun words. Aside from U is for Umbrella it also has D is for Doughnut and C is for Camel rather than the usual words. This is also a board book and perfect for the infant/toddler classroom.
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"An alphabet book with zany drawings and nonsensical verse provides an entertaining way for small children to learn the letters and their sounds."--Booklist.  

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Dr. Seuss presents the letters and their sounds, and shows how the sounds join to form words.

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