- Free expedited shipping on products sold by Amazon AU when you purchase select books. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)
The Sneetches And Other Stories [Yellow Back Book Edition] Paperback – 21 August 2017
Special offers and product promotions
Frequently bought together
Customers who bought this item also bought
Praise for Dr. Seuss:
“[Dr. Seuss] has…instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children]” The Telegraph
“Dr. Seuss ignites a child’s imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses” The Express
“The magic of Dr. Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf” Sunday Times Magazine
“The author… has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme” The Guardian
Praise for And To Think That I Saw it On Mulberry Street:
“The cleverest book I have met with for many years. The swing and merriment of the pictures and the natural truthful simplicity of the untruthfulness.”
Beatrix Potter, author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit
About the Author
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
|5 star 90% (90%)||90%|
|4 star 6% (6%)||6%|
|3 star 2% (2%)||2%|
|2 star 1% (1%)||1%|
|1 star 2% (2%)||2%|
Review this product
Top international reviews
For those who don't know, the Sneetches is a story about the Sneetches with stars on their bellies, and those without. The star bellied sneetches won't talk to those without. When a stranger comes to town and offers to put stars on the bellies of those without for three dollars each, everything changes. As the original star bellied sneetches pay ten dollars each to remove their stars to remain different the two groups eventually realise they really aren't that different after all.
The Zax is a story about stubbornness and how sometimes it is better to give a little than to stand firmly in your place.
Too Many Daves is a cute and funny poem with no real meaning behind it (as far as I can tell).
What Was I Scared Of? is a bizarre story about a boy who is afraid of an empty pair of trousers he sees in the woods. Eventually he realises that they can be friends.
Every kid should grow up on Dr. Suess, and I recommend this collection whole heartedly, as the Sneetches alone make it worth the purchase.
Plus a few other story’s... but the trouser one is the best imo, read it loads of times
I thoroughly recommend this story as a great way to discuss issues with youger children.
My four year old and 12 year old love this.
Quite a feat.