Item description for Seuss-isms: Wise and Witty Prescriptions for Living from the Good Doctor (Life Favors(TM)) by Dr Seuss...
Overview A collection of wise quotes, Seuss style, addresses everything from aging to activism, popovers to green eggs and ham, and includes such nuggets as "A person's a person, no matter how small."
Publishers Description The simple but sage words of Dr. Seuss have helped many a child (and grownup) along the complicated road of life. For those who need reminders, here is a collection of some of the good doctor's wisest and wittiest sayings, on subjects as varied as "Equality and Justice" and "Facing Up to Adversity" to "The Art of Eating" and "The First Nerd" A perfect gift for all occasions, ideal for sharing among generations--now with a "gift tag" on the jacket flap for consumers to personalize
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Studio: Random House Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 4.25" Height: 5.75" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Mar 11, 1997
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 0679883568 ISBN13 9780679883562 UPC 090129006991
Availability 0 units.
More About Dr Seuss
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. From the Hardcover edition.
Reviews - What do customers think about Seuss-isms: Wise and Witty Prescriptions for Living from the Good Doctor (Life Favors(TM))?
Happy gift May 9, 2008
I gave this little book instead of cards to my mothers day recipiants. To remind them motherhood needs a sense of humor .
Inspiration from the Doctor Jun 12, 2007
It's a great little book when you need a bit of wisdom. Easy to understand and read for all ages.
Seuss-Isms (Life Favors) Feb 2, 2007
This is a tiny tiny book in both size and number of pages. It contains nothing new.........just phrases from other Seuss Stories. I bought it for a gift but was embarrased by the content and size. I bought something else. No reason I can see for anyone buying this book. Don''t waste your money.
Seuss-isms Dec 18, 2005
This book contains many great quotes from all sorts of Dr. Seuss books. Many of the entries in this book can be related to real life values.
`A book of common sense from a man who wrote about non-sense.' Dec 9, 2005
Dr. Seuss is unfortunately looked over by some people as just a guy who wrote silly little children's books. That may be partially true, but all of his books had a much deeper meaning if you are willing to be open-minded and take a closer look. His work is brilliant and outlandishly creative; so much so that he is recognized as the creator of the word `Nerd' in the English language when the word was first featured in his 1950 book `If I Ran the Zoo.' Some people believe that it is unfair to take quotes from his work after his death and related it to `lessons of life' the way this book does and that the quotes have no relation at all to what they are connected with. I don't believe that is true at all; I believe that he wrote these stories with the exact meaning they are realted too, which is why his books are brilliant. Here are two of my favorite quotes from the book so you can judge for yourself...
ON EQUALITY AND JUSTICE
`I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down at the bottom we, too, should have rights.'
ON GOING PLACES
`The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.'
If you still think Dr. Suess books are just for kids then ponder this...
`Every book is a children's book if the kid can read' - Mitch Hedberg