Top positive review
May be too much for compassionate younger children.
Reviewed in the United States on December 16, 2020
This is a beautiful book with a great message that I want my son to learn. However, if your young reader is a huge Dr. Seuss fan, as my son is, be aware that this book has a deep message about the catastrophic effects of not being sustainable and ravaging the natural resources our planet offers us. It may have been too much for my compassionate and sensitive 5-year-old. At the end of the book he just stared at the last page for a minute then burst out crying saying he did not like the book. He cried for a long time. He was worried about the silly trees and all the animals. All the other Dr. Seuss books we own are silly, rhyme and leave him feeling happy. I’m putting it away for now and trying again to read it with him when he’s a bit older.