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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957)

by Dr. Seuss

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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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I adore reading this book to children. I had a little girl this week CONVINCED that Christmas would be ruined for the Who's. I had another little girl, very matter of factly, shared why the Grinch was bad....but I should read the book for myself to find out! ( )
  msgabbythelibrarian | Jun 11, 2023 |
Stories In Rhyme
Christmas Stories
Christmas Poetry
Christmas Fiction
  kmgerbig | May 1, 2023 |
A mean green man lives in the mountains and does not like the Christmas cheer in the nearby village so he decides to do something about it.

I have some real problems with over-exposure of The Grinch. I don’t like the cartoon, or the many Jim Carrey movies, or the stage production, or having to look at his face everywhere. But you know what? This book undeniably slaps. It’s such a simple, good story. ( )
  norabelle414 | Dec 30, 2022 |
A delight, of course, especially the language and the illustrations, though I'll admit that I do like the original animated TV special better. ( )
  lycomayflower | Dec 28, 2022 |
Independent reading ages 7+
  kkittle | Dec 5, 2022 |
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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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