Entries Tagged as '1950s Children Literature'

Yertle the Turtle

December 29th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old son has recently become interested in Dr. Seuss’s Yertle the Turtle, which seems appropriate in this political climate. My seven-year-old has even started asking to read it. It’s Dr. Seuss, but it seems more poignant than most of his stories. It’s the story of a turtle who is king […]

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The Book About Moomin, Mymble, and Little My

June 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM We discovered the world of the Moomins via this book when my cousin sent it from Finland as a gift for my son (now almost 1) and daughter (now almost 3).  It is her daughter’s favorite book and I can see why.  It has a Dr. Seuss-like quality in that it […]

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Horton Hears a Who!

November 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Dr. Seuss’s classic is a fantastic way to teach your kids about the importance of sticking up for the defenseless.  When Horton the Elephant hears the microscopic Whos on a speck of dust, he doesn’t stop to question whether his interests should override theirs.   Instead, he does everything in his power […]

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