Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories by Dr. SeussIn this hilarious book, featuring three timeless fables, Dr. Seuss explores the pitfalls of growing too big for your boots!
With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranking among the UK’s top ten favourite children’s authors, Seuss is firmly established as a global best-seller, with nearly half a million books sold worldwide.
This delightful book forms part of the third stage in HarperCollins’ major Dr. Seuss rebrand programme. With the relaunch of six more titles in January 2004, such all-time favourites as The Lorax, The Foot Book and Yertle the Turtle boast bright new covers that incorporate much needed guidance on reading levels: Blue Back Books are for parents to share with young children, Green Back Books are for budding readers to tackle on their own, and Yellow Back Books are for older, more fluent readers to enjoy. Yertle the Turtle and other stories belongs to the Yellow Back Book range.
Yertle the Turtle (ebook)
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories is a book written by Dr. A collectors edition book of this and Yertle the Turtle plush was made by Kohl's Cares for Kids in Yertle the Turtle The eponymous story revolves around a Yertle the Turtle, the king of the pond. Unsatisfied with the stone that serves as his throne, he commands the other turtles to stack themselves beneath him so that he can see further and expand his kingdom. However, the stacked turtles are in pain and Mack, the turtle at the very bottom of the pile, is suffering the most. Mack asks Yertle for a respite, but Yertle just tells him to be quiet. Then Yertle decides to expand his kingdom and commands more and more turtles to add to his throne.
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Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. In no other book does a small burp have such political importance! Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand. I have a twin who loves penguins. I have a twin who loves turtles. Penguins are plentiful in literature.