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 Imagine that! : how Dr. Seuss wrote The cat in the hat
 Author: Sierra, Judy

 Illustrator: Hawkes, Kevin

 Publisher:  Random House
 Pub Year: 2017

 Dewey: 813
 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: [37] p., col. ill., 28 cm

 BTSB No: 817168 ISBN: 9780553510973
 Ages: 3-7 Grades: K-2

 Subjects:
 Seuss, -- Dr
 American authors
 Illustrators
 Children's literature -- Authorship
 American children's stories

Price: $20.51

Summary:
How the great Dr. Seuss wrote his most famous book.


Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (+) (08/01/17)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 09/01/2017 Gr 1–3—The 1950s was a boring time for beginning readers in the United States. After a critic wrote about the lack of fun books in this category, Seuss was determined to write one of his very own. Limited by the words that could be used for such a book, he created the classic The Cat in the Hat. Adults and children alike will enjoy reading about Seuss, his funny hats, and all the work that went into making one of the most well-known children's book characters of all time. Hawkes adeptly uses Seuss-like illustrations to tell his story, incorporating famous Seussian words, characters, and the man himself throughout. Children will love to learn more about this renowned author and how he came up with such a simple but ingenious book. Educators could use this work for various writing activities and lessons. Also Sierra's focus on how long it took Seuss to finish his masterpiece will communicate to young readers the stamina it takes to create. VERDICT An easy addition to any elementary school nonfiction collection.—Molly Dettmann, Moore Public Library, OK - Copyright 2017 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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