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The Cat In The Hat Dictionary

4.37  ·  Rating Details ·  882 Ratings  ·  20 Reviews
Containing over 1000 everyday words arranged in alphabetical order, The Cat in the Hat Dictionary takes a typically Seussian approach, with a host of crazy animals and potty people doing some of the strangest things - from crocodiles nursing babies and goats playing horns to dogs eating noodles and bears playing marbles. None the less, the book has a serious purpose in tha ...more
Published May 1st 2002 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published January 1st 1964)
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Ryan Fugitt
Eastman, P. D. (Philip D.), & Seuss. (1966). The Cat in the Hat beginner book dictionary in Spanish. United States of America: Beginner Bks.

Citation by: Ryan Fugitt

Type of Reference: Dictionary

Call Number: Ref 463

Content/Scope: A dictionary targeted for students in kindergarten and above. This dictionary is in Spanish and written using the famous Dr. Seuss character The Cat in the Hat.

Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Dr. Seuss is a world famous writer/illustrator and his The Cat in the Hat beginne
Dec 14, 2010 Preston rated it it was amazing
Hoang Shin
This is a really fun beginner's dictionary for young readers and writers. It uses classic Dr. Seuss images to give examples of how words can be used in sentences. It also helps that each word has an image to support word comprehension. I would include this in my classroom library as a resource for learning new words.
Rania Ajjan El Hadid
Mar 09, 2014 Rania Ajjan El Hadid rated it it was amazing
Great book for teaching children new words. Dr. Seuss has a knack for making learning for young children fun.
Kevin Hull
Feb 20, 2015 Kevin Hull rated it liked it
Educational but not all that entertaining.
Ashley Zuniga
Jun 16, 2015 Ashley Zuniga rated it liked it
A picture dictionary. Some of the words feature sentences that use the word being defined as a way of further attaching meaning to it, but I don't like it when books use the word being defined in the definition of itself. It's confusing and doesn't achieve its purpose.

While this isn't a book a child would use as a reference source, it can be a useful book for expanding basic vocabulary.
Jul 17, 2008 Lisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s-books
I have an old edition of this from childhood, and my 2-year-old now loves it. She likes to read a couple of sections before naptime and bedtime, and enjoys picking out different letters each time. I like the way it is designed with lots of basic early reader words and simple illustrations on each page. I do think that it is really helping her to start to make steps toward reading.
Jan 06, 2012 Tayo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Que pasa? Me gusta este libro mucho! Espanol es el idioma del mundo,personas! Tu no piensas que puedo hablar espanol, si? Realmente? Con el libro puedo escribir y solo los personas que hablan espanol van a comprender, estas triste? Entoces... vas a leer el dictionario de Dr.Suess! Adios!
Oct 26, 2012 Darren rated it really liked it
It's a decent enough first reader dictionary, but the only thing to really set it apart from otherof the same is that it's a Dr.Seuss. The problem is that Seuss didn't draw it, and so for me it's just not worth owning.
Nov 25, 2011 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent learning guide for young toddlers!
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Aug 23, 2010 Eileen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I can remember reading this and looking through the pages so many times. I would still recognize many of the pictures!
Organized by English alphabetically, this dictionary gives an example of the word use in a complete sentence.
This book is pretty useful and (more importantly fun) for a beginner-intermediate learner.
Joel Manuel
Aug 22, 2013 Joel Manuel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this a hundred times when I was a kid, and I'm going to buy a new copy for my son.
Nov 09, 2007 Tish rated it it was amazing
brilliant! This is great for learning words
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This book never gets old! 1500 stars.
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Philip Dey "Phil" Eastman was an American screenwriter, children's author, and illustrator. As an author, he is known primarily as P. D. Eastman. A protégé of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Eastman wrote many books for children, in his own distinct style under the Dr. Seuss brand of Random House, many of which were in the Beginner Books series.

From 1936 to 1941, Eastman worked at the story departmen
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