82.96 In Stock
This slip-cased set of five classic books by Dr. Seuss features his most famous charactersthe Cat, the Grinch, Yertle, Horton, and the Lorax! (To be precise, the set includes an oversized, unjacketed edition of The Cat in the Hat exclusively available in this collection; a foil-covered edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!; and regular full-size editions of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories; Horton Hears a Who!; and The Lorax.) These five picture books are among the most beloved children's books ever written and they're essential for starting a young person's library. A perfect gift for holidays, baby showers, and special occasions of all kinds, the set comes packaged inside a super-sturdy, reinforced case. Introduce these old friends to a young childor give the box to a whole familyand start a relationship that will last a lifetime!
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 45 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, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.
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)