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Fox in Socks (Beginner Books(R)) (original 1965; edition 1965)

by Dr. Seuss

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Title:Fox in Socks (Beginner Books(R))
Authors:Dr. Seuss
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1965), Hardcover
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More than fifty years after first reading this, I can still recite it off by heart. ( )
  kleh | Feb 15, 2017 |
Another classic Dr. Seuss book, perfect to read aloud for children at a young age (kinder and first grade) and independent reading for second and third graders. There is a lot of rhyming in the book and it is a silly book that kids will enjoy. ( )
  Sthefania | Jan 30, 2017 |
a fun book about a fox trying to convince a man that socks are fun
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  TUCC | Jan 23, 2017 |
Traditional Dr. Seuss book, funny, witty, rhyming. This is a silly tale about Knox and can be a tongue twister!

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This could help students with rhyming as well as identifying onsets and rime. A Fox in Socks worksheet or puzzle pieces that could be matched to create new rhyming words.
  KButterfield | Dec 7, 2016 |
This book is a great and funny story! This is a silly story about a fox that comes in and creates craziness with a Knox. I enjoyed this book because of the repetition and rhyming. The entire book the Fox repeats a lot of silly words. He will first describe items, like fox, socks, box, Knox. He then uses these words again to talk about what he is doing with the items. He then goes on to change what he is doing with the items, all while still talking about the original four items and using minimal other words. I also enjoyed this book because of the rhyming. The entire book consists of rhyming the words that were repeated. The words that are rhyming are changed around so that they rhyme with different words. For example, Knox in box. Fox in socks. Knox on fox in socks in box. Trying to read all these rhyming words can easily turn into silly tongue twisters. I believe the main idea of this book is to help children begin to recognize rhyming words. ( )
  CaseyKlasmeyer | Nov 1, 2016 |
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As we mouth his refusals, we ourselves conform: we, readers of books aloud, have pronounced exactly the tongue-tying utterance that Knox declares himself unable, or unwilling, to say.
 

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"This Fox is a tricky fox. He'll try to get your tongue in trouble." Dr. Seuss gives fair warning to anyone brave enough to read along with the Fox in Socks, who likes to play tongue-twisting games with his friend Mr. Knox. "Here's an easy game to play. Here's an easy thing to say.... New socks. Two socks. Whose socks? Sue's socks." But Mr. Fox Socks isn't about to let Knox off so easy. Soon Goo-Goose is choosing to chew chewy gluey blue goo, while tweetle beetles battle with paddles in a puddle (in case you were wondering, that's called a "tweetle beetle puddle paddle battle"). Mr. Knox gets exasperated: "I can't blab such blibber blubber! My tongue isn't made of rubber." But he catches on to the game before it's all through. One of Seuss's best, this must-read-aloud classic is guaranteed to get many giggles out of readers young and old. (Ages 4 to 8) --Paul Hughes

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A collection of tongue twisters that is "an amusing exercise for beginning readers.

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