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Fox in Socks

Fox in Socks
Your Price: $11.95 CDN
Author: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Hardcover
# of Pages: 72
Pub. Date: 1965
Edition: 50th Anniversary
ISBN-10: 0394800389
ISBN-13: 9780394800387

About the Book:

Back in 1957, Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Using the pseudonym of "Dr. Seuss" (Seuss was Geisel's middle name) and only two hundred twenty-three words, he created a replacement for those dull primers: The Cat in the Hat. The instant success of the book prompted Theodor Geisel and his wife to found Beginner Books, and Geisel wrote many popular books in this series, including Fox in Socks.

The classic Dr. Seuss book Fox in Socks features silly tongue twisters that will have readers of all ages giggling with glee. When a fox in socks meets Knox in a box, you know that hilarity will ensue. Add chicks with bricks (and blocks and clocks) and you re sure to get your words twisted and lips locked. With his unmistakable gift for rhyme, Dr. Seuss creates a hysterical and energetic way for beginning readers to dive into the joy of reading. This book comes with the following warning: This is a book you READ ALOUD to find out just how smart your tongue is. The first time you read it, don t go fast! This Fox is a tricky fox. He'll try to get your tongue in trouble.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Fox in Socks encourages children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning. This affordable hardcover book combines large print, easy vocabulary, and large, bright illustrations in a story kids will want to read again and again.

About the Author:

Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904 – 1991) aka Dr. Seuss is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Fox in Socks, 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 thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. His long list of awards includes several 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.