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Fox in Socks (Beginner Books) Hardcover – Picture Book, January 12, 1965
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This rhyming romp includes chicks with bricks, chewy blue glue, a noodle eating poodle, and so much more! Just try to keep your tongue out of trouble! Seuss piles his the energetic rhymes into a mountain of hilarity that the whole family will enjoy. Rhyming has never been this fun!
Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too!
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|OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!||THE LORAX||YOU’RE ONLY OLD ONCE!||HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!||HORTON HEARS A WHO!||HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!|
|These funny but thought-provoking picture books are ideal for independent readers or reading aloud.||Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with humorous verse and whimsical illustrations.||Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to treat the planet with kindness.||Just what the doctor ordered for new retirees, old souls, and kids at heart.||The perfect celebration of the person you were born to be.||A tiny speck of dust contains an entire miniature world--Who-ville.||Like mistletoe, candy canes, and caroling, the Grinch is a mainstay of the holidays.|
|ONE FISH TWO FISH RED FISH BLUE FISH||GREEN EGGS AND HAM||THE CAT IN THE HAT||HOP ON POP||DR. SEUSS'S BEGINNER BOOK COLLECTION||DR. SEUSS'S SECOND BEGINNER BOOK COLLECTION|
|Beginner Books combine a blend of words and pictures that encourage kids to read-all by themselves.||This book has everything a beginning reader needs!||Unmistakable characters and signature rhymes.||The timeless tale from Dr. Seuss about the cat in his hat who visits Sally and her brother.||The rollicking rhythm will keep kids entertained on every page.||An ideal gift for new parents, birthday celebrations, and happy occasions of all kinds.||This boxed set of of five beloved Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss will be cherished by young and old alike.|
|THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE SPACE!||OH SAY CAN YOU SAY DI-NO-SAUR?||INSIDE YOUR OUTSIDE!||HARK! A SHARK!||ON BEYOND BUGS||MY, OH MY--A BUTTERFLY!|
|This series of nonfiction books introduces basic science—in Seussian style—to beginning readers.||An out of this world reading adventure through outer space!||Journey through the fascinating world of dinosaurs!||The Cat in the Hat takes a ride through the human body.||A fascinating exploration of the world of sharks.||All you ever wanted to know about insects.||Observe the metamorphosis of an egg into a caterpillar into a chrysalis into a bright new butterfly!|
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- ASIN : 0394800389
- Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers (January 12, 1965)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 62 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9780394800387
- ISBN-13 : 978-0394800387
- Reading age : 3 - 7 years
- Lexile measure : 380L
- Grade level : Preschool - 2
- Item Weight : 8 ounces
- Dimensions : 6.81 x 0.39 x 9.31 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,511 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Otherwise it's a cute and sturdy book, just not the full book as I expected.
Posting a review to note: the board book version (which someone gifted to us) is heavily abridged, and not nearly as fun as the full thing. Happened to see it in the pediatrician's office during a check-up, and was surprised to find a longer (and better!) version. Went and bought the hardcover version from Amazon, and it is the whole thing. Get the original, not the abridged version. So much better.
I have been buying copies for baby showers and birthdays for my friends' children in the hopes that I can make their (my friends') lives more annoying (and wonderful).
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Tongue twisters that'll make you stumble and chuckle as you try to read this insane book aloud.
I'll be buying another copy for my friend to share the pain.
Some Dr. Seuss books aren't that long, but Fox in Socks is about the right length for reading to a pre-schooler in my opinion, as it keeps their attention with the wonderful drawings and rhymes. The only real negative is that sometimes these books feel a bit dated, but as they are still as popular as ever I don't think that matters and certainly not to children.