The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Library Binding)
Celebrate the 75th birthday of this classic treatise on bullying by Dr. Seuss with our new foil-covered, color-enhanced Anniversary Edition As topical today as when it was first published in 1938, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins is the story of a young peasant (the same as in Bartholomew and the Oobleck a Caldecott Honor Award-winner), and his unjust treatment at the hands of King Derwin. While The 500 Hats is one of Dr. Seuss's earliest and lesser known works, it is nevertheless totally Seussian and addresses subjects that we know the good doctor was passionate about throughout his life: the abuse of power (as in Yertle the Turtle and Horton Hears a Who); rivalry (as in The Sneetches); and of course, zany good humor (as in The Cat in the Hat and the 43 other books he wrote and illustrated) Available for a limited time only, this is a perfect way to introduce new readers to an old classic, or to reward existing fans.
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. Dr. Seuss's never-before-seen picture book "What Pet Should I Get?" will be published on July 28, 2015. The rediscovered book captures a classic childhood moment the selection of a pet and uses it to illustrate a life-lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but that sometimes you just have to do it!"
"A lovely bit of tom-foolery which keeps up the suspense and surprise until the last page."--The New York Times.
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