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Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! (original 1975; edition 1975)

by Dr. Seuss (Author)

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Relates in verse some of the unusual thinks you can think if only you try.
Title:Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
Authors:Dr. Seuss (Author)
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1975), Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC), 48 pages
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Tags:Children's, Dr. Seuss

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Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! by Dr. Seuss (1975)


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Imagination, thinking outside the box
Dr Seuss week ( )
  HJM523 | Oct 5, 2022 |
Mostly things that I wouldn't think, alas, but fun to view them passing by! ( )
  quondame | Apr 15, 2022 |
Is this the most absurd book that Dr. Seuss has ever written? I haven't read all of his books, yet, so I can't be totally sure, but damned it might just be! Just like the title suggests, there are no limits to what one can think, and Seuss expertly illuminates a bevy of whimsically impossible thoughts through his charmingly rhymed language and carefully constructed images. Some of the wording is a touch awkward and he lets the craziness of the ideas overpower any need for linguistic structure, but I think that the illustrations more than make up for any shortcomings. We are treated to a whole new range of imaginary creatures and landscapes, all depicted by Seuss' trademark style of clashingly bright colours. Considering how strong the images are in terms of inspiration, I wonder how many children over the years have used them as the basis to create a wholy new story - eschewing Seuss' narration entirely in favour of new thinks! ( )
  JaimieRiella | Feb 25, 2021 |
This book is for ages 4-8. It teaches children of the many ways they can think. It allows them to expand their thinking. It as well incorporates a lot of color which makes them connect their thoughts to something. It's written in a poetry format which is easier for children to read through since it all rhymes.
  gavygaray | Nov 15, 2020 |
More on the easier level of books for younger age groups. Kids may not be able to recognize/sound out all words, however they will get the majority of them.
  tabethadeines | Nov 13, 2020 |
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You can think up some birds. That’s what you can do.
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Relates in verse some of the unusual thinks you can think if only you try.

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A rhyming version of the thinks you can think up if only you try.
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