I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394839127
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 10/28/1978
Series: I Can Read It All By Myself Beginner Books Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 48,401
Product dimensions: 6.81(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.34(d)
Lexile: 380L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL—aka Dr. Seuss—is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

Date of Birth:

March 2, 1904

Date of Death:

September 4, 1991

Place of Birth:

Springfield, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

La Jolla, California


B.A., Dartmouth College, 1925; Oxford University (no degree)

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I Can Read With My Eyes Shut 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Flowerlady16336 More than 1 year ago
In two previous reviews I have extolled the value of giving and receiving books as a child. In our family and with our friends, reading has as much value as the clean air that we breathe and the nutritious food that we eat. We began reading very early. Our sons began reading early as well. Our almost four year old grandson is read to by both his parents often. This book is part of a Christmas gift of books. Building a personal library is important so that we can re-read personal favorites. Giving a book to a child is a gift of love. Many of the books that are now in our sons' personal libraries came from our own personal cache of books that we had as children. My own books help me keep in touch with those in my past that I love and want to remember. I am now almost 68 years old and I remember when I used to sit with my grandparents and listen as they read to me. They also taught me to read by the age of three going on four. Reading is a comfort!!!
For2unekukie More than 1 year ago
This book is great for beginners & also allows discussion about WHY it's so important to READ! :) So many kids today rather sit in front of a video-game instead of picking up a book & this is a perfect opportunity to discuss the advantages of reading & why it's important!!!
acwheeler on LibraryThing 10 months ago
I thought this was a very good beginner book because it has short sayings with easy words and they rhyme. It has a good lesson that you cannot read or learn anything with your eyes shut.
dbhutch on LibraryThing 10 months ago
this book is about reading with your eyes shut and all things you can read about with your eyes shut and open
EmilyAnnSp on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Read with My Eyes Shut is a great book for kids who are beginning to read. The pictures are great and help the students with visual cues. The cat in the hat is explaining all of the things he can do with his eyes shut but then says that he can see a lot more cool stuff with his eyes open. At the end of the book he encourages little cat to keep his eyes open so he doesn't miss anything.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
good for kids to start reading.
Thorne2112 More than 1 year ago
Only Seuss can spin a story like this.
Stamford-Reader More than 1 year ago
My daughter who just turned 4 has at least 12 copies of Dr. Seuss books. However, at school she read "I Can Read with my Eyes Shut" and came home telling me she wanted the book. We went to our local B&N that weekend and she found the book on her own. I was very impressed. She chooses her own bedtime story book each night and when we choose this one. She finishes ALL the sentences! She loves this book very much!Great purchase.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My kids are 2 and 4 and love most Dr. Suess books. Although they like this one, as well, it is not one of their favorites.
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Lakermom More than 1 year ago
My son has most of the Dr. Seuss books and this one is one of his favorite! It is an amuzing story to read together.
KittyIrving More than 1 year ago
I bought this for my four year old, once he had mastered "Green Eggs and Ham." It's a little more challenging, but still easy for those who are still learning to read. I would definitely buy it again or give as a gift.
Guest More than 1 year ago
the 5 colors the Cat in the hat can read are : red pickle color 'green' blue brown purple and young cat learns about the imaginary 'Jake the snake' and the taller 'Foo-Foo the snoo