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Hop on Pop (original 1963; edition 1963)

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Title:Hop on Pop
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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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Dr. Seuss takes simple words and creates fun rhyme schemes to teach little ones the repetition of sounds. The funny characters used makes this even more enjoyable for little ones. ( )
  KMClark | Jul 17, 2014 |
Hop on Pop was an interesting read. It's advertised as "The simplest Seuss for youngest use" and I agree that it is an easy read, but I also felt it was a bit confusing. Some of the rhymes were easy to mix up but that could be from reading it too fast. As with most Dr. Seuss books, the illustrations help tell the story, which children would appreciate. ( )
  bmmoore | May 7, 2014 |
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  ECESMC | Apr 29, 2014 |
This has always been one of my favorite Dr. Seuss books. It helps children practice simple yet important words that are used everyday in communication. The rhyming is catchy and the illustrations are comical. I enjoy how Dr. Seuss asks questions during the story to allow his readers to participate, too. For example he states, “Three, Tree. Three fish in a tree. Fish in a tree? How could that be?” It is a very easy read and young children would love the illustrations and sentences. The main message is rhyming words and skills young readers need. ( )
  jtaylo41 | Apr 23, 2014 |
“Hop on Pop” is one of many great books that Dr. Seuss has written. First, the book is full of simple rhymes and has a great flow to capture young readers attention. An example of how this book is very accessible to young readers is that each page has a list of words on it and under those given words is a sentence that uses those words. For example, the words “SAD, DAD, BAD, and HAD” are displayed on the page and under those given words the sentence, “Dad is sad. Very, very sad. He had a bad day. What a day Dad had!” is displayed. Next, each illustration throughout the book is unique and perfectly goes along with the given text on each page. Overall, the main idea of this book is the use of rhyming and to help young readers learn new words. ( )
  fwaldm1 | Apr 23, 2014 |
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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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