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How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)

by Dr. Seuss

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Good lesson for kids in how to learn to be tolerant of noise and to share, as well as in exploitation of those weaker than oneself! :-) ( )
  FourFreedoms | May 17, 2019 |
Good lesson for kids in how to learn to be tolerant of noise and to share, as well as in exploitation of those weaker than oneself! :-) ( )
  ShiraDest | Mar 6, 2019 |
I absolutely LOVE this book! It is amazing and super cute for Christmas. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a wonderful Christmas book for toddlers and older children. There are many different characters that children can relate to in this book. Children will LOVE this book. ( )
  SusannaRatcliff | Nov 29, 2018 |
great book to show holidays and rhymes. ( )
  coreylee75 | Nov 27, 2018 |
this is a classic Christmas kids book that ca teach the students not to hate something just because of a feeling they got one time. Its great to get over things and move on. ( )
  mls127 | Nov 26, 2018 |
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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 hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! / Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason." Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right up there with Scrooge when it comes to the crankiest, scowling holiday grumps of all time. For 53 years, the Grinch has lived in a cave on the side of a mountain, looming above the Whos in Whoville. The noisy holiday preparations and infernal singing of the happy little citizens below annoy him to no end. The Grinch decides this frivolous merriment must stop. His "wonderful, awful" idea is to don a Santa outfit, strap heavy antlers on his poor, quivering dog Max, construct a makeshift sleigh, head down to Whoville, and strip the chafingly cheerful Whos of their Yuletide glee once and for all.

Looking quite out of place and very disturbing in his makeshift Santa get-up, the Grinch slithers down chimneys with empty bags and stealing the Whos' presents, their food, even the logs from their humble Who-fires. He takes the ramshackle sleigh to Mt. Crumpit to dump it and waits to hear the sobs of the Whos when they wake up and discover the trappings of Christmas have disappeared. Imagine the Whos' dismay when they discover the evil-doings of Grinch in his anti-Santa guise. But what is that sound? It's not sobbing, but singing! Children simultaneously adore and fear this triumphant, twisted Seussian testimonial to the undaunted cheerfulness of the Whos, the transcendent nature of joy, and of course, the growth potential of a heart that's two sizes too small. This holiday classic is perfect for reading aloud to your favorite little Whos. (Ages 4 to 8)

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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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