The Lorax

The Lorax

by Dr. Seuss

Hardcover

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Overview

Celebrate nature with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic picture book about sustainability and protecting the environment!
 

I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.
 
Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to treat the planet with kindness and stand up and speak up for others. Experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted in a story that is timely, playful, and hopeful. The book’s final pages teach us that just one small seed, or one small child, can make a difference. 
 
Printed on recycled paper, this book is the perfect gift for Earth Day and for any child—or child at heart—who is interested in recycling, advocacy, and the environment, or just loves nature and playing outside.
 
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
 
“Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394823379
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 08/12/1971
Series: Classic Seuss Series
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 4,619
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.27(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 9 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 forty-five 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 three 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. To learn more about Dr. Seuss—and for fun games and activities—visit Seussville.com!

Date of Birth:

March 2, 1904

Date of Death:

September 4, 1991

Place of Birth:

Springfield, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

La Jolla, California

Education:

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

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From the Publisher

Review, USA Today, April 22, 2008:
"The Lorax. . . has been a perennial favorite of kids and parents since it was published in 1971."

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