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Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss

Hop on Pop (original 1963; edition 1963)

by Dr. Seuss

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Title:Hop on Pop
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:Beginner Books (1963), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 72 pages
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Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss (1963)



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Hop on Pop is great beginners book for young readers. The rhyming nature of Dr. Seuss creates a song-like prose that is enjoyable and entertaining for readers. The illustrations are fun and unique and they will keep children wanting to read more. I like Hop on Pop because it is a classic book that encourages reading for young children. While Hop on Pop does not contain a message, it is still a valuable resource for children, parents, and teachers. ( )
  CassieLThompson | Dec 15, 2016 |
This is a really fun book for young students. It practices so many different useful concepts I think in such a fun way that would definitely keep students engaged. It is great for beginning readers because once it uses a word, it uses it a couple different ways and also uses a picture too to show what it is. ( )
  Oliviacap | Nov 20, 2016 |
In my opinion this is a great book for beginner readers. I really enjoyed the patterned rhyming language that was used throughout. The sentences were short and concise. Perfect for young children to use as they begin to read. "MOUSE HOUSE Mouse on house. HOUSE MOUSE House on mouse." In addition, the words used in the book rhyme, which is great for the development of reading. The next thing that I liked about this book were the illustrations. The illustrations were hand drawn and fit the style of the written text very well, showing exactly what the words said. For example, "CUP PUP Pup in a cup." For this illustration there was puppy in a cup. The next and last thing I liked about this book was the writing. The writing was organized and placed well, so that as the reader read, the rhyming words would become more complex. The middle of the book had rhyming words like "HOP POP" while the end of the book had words like, "CONSTANTINOPLE and TIMBUKTU." Overall, I feel that the 'big idea' of this book is to teach children about rhyming words in a fun way. The simplicity of the text plays a role in the process as well as the made up characters who help children to use their imaginations. ( )
  madigischel | Nov 6, 2016 |
I liked reading "Hop on Pop" by Dr. Seuss for three reasons. First, I enjoyed that the entire book is filled with rhyming words. This really makes the book easy and fun to read (ex. "All fall. Fall off the wall"). Second, Dr. Seuss does a great job adding in appealing pictures to match the text (ex. Dr. Seuss writes, three tree, three fish in a tree. The picture that goes along with the text, is an orange tree with three blue fish on top of it). Third, I enjoyed that some of the text is in a larger font then the rest of the text. When I read the words in the larger font, this made them stand out more to me. "Hop on Pop" is a beginner story book that is easy to read and includes rhyming words. "Hop on Pop' is a great book for children to read by themselves. The idea behind the book is that it is simple enough for a child to read independently. The font is not too small, and the rhyming words make it fun to read. ( )
  CheyenneSnider | Oct 30, 2016 |
This book is a rhyming book that goes through simple rhymes for beginning readers. I liked this book for two reasons. First, the illustrations help add humor to the book. One page reads, "NO PAT NO Don't sit on that." The illustration shows Pat about to sit on a cactus. Although this was not directly stated in the text, the illustrations helped elaborate on the otherwise boring, simple sentence. Second, the writing style makes it very clear which words rhyme. For instance, one page reads in all uppercase letters, "SAD, DAD, BAD, HAD." The next page reads, "Dad is sad. Very, very sad. He had a bad day. What a day Dad had!" Stating the rhyming words first then using them in a sentence helps the reader easily distinguish the rhyming sounds both in and out of context. The big idea of this book is to teach simple rhyming to beginning readers. ( )
  hollyjones | Oct 30, 2016 |
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First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children to read. But what was radical about this little book at the time of publication (and what makes it still compelling today) is Seuss's departure from the traditionally dull pictures and sentences used in reading primers. In contrast, the illustrations here are wild and wonderful, and the accompanying language, while simple, is delightfully silly. For example, the rhyme "THREE TREE / Three fish in a tree / Fish in a tree? / How can that be?" is brought to life with a trio of plump, self-satisfied fish perched atop globular branches as two stymied hybrid dog-rabbit-humanoids look on in consternation. Hop on Pop does much more than teach children the basics of word construction, it also introduces them to the incomparable pleasure of reading a book. (Ages Baby to Preschooler)

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Pairs of rhyming words are introduced and used in simple sentences, such as "Day. Play. We play all day. Night. Fight. We fight all night."

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