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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957)

by Dr. Seuss

Other authors: Alan Mills (Performer), Zero Mostel (Performer)

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The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway.

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Perfect classic tale to read on Christmas Eve. Definitely sets the mood and brings a nice feeling of nostalgia. ( )
  A_Reader_Obsessed | Apr 21, 2024 |
Elementary School
We all know this story!
Great way to introduce Christmas and its act of giving to the kids. Another great read during the Christmas season and one that will for sure get some laughs!
  Cbonham21 | Apr 8, 2024 |
I usually read this book for others, either my students or my children .. or both and never for myself. I usually do not add picture books to my read list but this year I will be sitting down to Enjoy some classics for myself.

I love this book. It is by far my favorite story and the outcome always makes my heart melt. I love that from the start, the Grinch just really wants to take part but the assumption surrounding him can be felt. The supposed nice people are really the ones who are judging and mean, self consumed and altogether unwelcoming to someone different from them. All it took is one little kind heart to change how a person feels. Remember kindness always first. ( )
  mybookloveobsession | Mar 12, 2024 |
Independent reading level: K-4th grade
  Akporter | Dec 6, 2023 |
Kindergarten-4th grade.
Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.
  christyreynolds | Dec 5, 2023 |
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Mills, AlanPerformersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Every Who Down in Who-ville Liked Christmas a lot...
But the Grinch, Who lived just North of Who-ville, Did NOT!
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The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway.

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When the grumpy Grinch tries to steal Christmas from the citizens of Who-ville, he soon realises there's more to it than mistletoe and tinsel.

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