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Comment le Grinch A Vole Noel (French Edition)

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  210,848 ratings  ·  1,681 reviews
"The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! / Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason." Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right up there with Scrooge when it comes to the crankiest, scowling holiday grumps of all time. For 53 years, the Grinch has lived in a cave on the side of a mountain, looming above the Whos in Whoville. The noisy hol ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 64 pages
Published January 2002 by Pocket Jeunesse (first published October 12th 1957)
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How can anyone not love Dr. Seuss or the Grinch? I grew up on the Christmas animated cartoon that always showed on T.V. and the book was just an added bonus to a wonderful story. I can still sing that song. A wonderful story and a great book to pass down through generations and a great way to start a family tradition of reading a story at Christmas time. Who says it always has to be the Night Before Christmas?
Whenever someone asks me if I celebrate Christmas and I'm about to be catty and say that I don't because I'm not a Christian, I wish an alert would sound in my ear and warn me not to be like Grinch. "Don't steal Christmas, Yulia. Don't do it!"
Mike (the Paladin)
A wonderful children's book. The Grinch not being the kind of person you'd really want to spend time with when the story opens, learns that here is much more to Christmas, than just packages, bows, and ribbons, not to mention feasts and roast beasts.

And the world would have been an infinitely better place had Ron Howard never gotten his hands on this story.


“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is Dr. Seuss’ memorable classic about how the Grinch tried to steal all the presents from the Whos of Who-ville to spoil their Christmas. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is definitely the best out of all of Dr. Seuss’ books that many children will enjoy for many generations.

Dr. Seuss’ tale of finding the true meaning of the Christmas spirit has been memorable in many generations’ eyes and the writing is excellent as it is written in a creative way by using a rhy
I've always wanted to read Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas and now I finally have......

Everyone knows the wonderful story of the mean-green ole Grinch who tried to stop Christmas from coming to Who-ville, and that his itty-bitty heart grew three sizes larger the day he learned the true meaning of Christmas from the adorable little WHO town-folk.

This has been one of my favorite stories since it first aired on TV back in 1966, and I still try to watch it every year even though it someti

Isa Lavinia

One of the annoying things about English not being my first language is that I missed out on a lot of popular children's books. And the thing is, when you do get to read them as an adult, you are fully aware you're not experiencing them as you were meant to - there are a great many books beloved by English speaking people which I read and go, "Oh, okay, was that it?"

Not the Grinch, though!
I got this book for Christmas, last year, a gift from a friend of mine from the USA. And I loved it!!

It mu
If your only knowledge of this story is through film (either animated or live-action) you must . . .MUST . . . run out and read the actual, original text. Seuss's work is so visual and his playful, inventive language is so captivating that filmmakers (even when Seuss is directly involved as in the Boris Karloff-Voiced Grinch) can't help but pad his work with long passages devoted to interesting drawings of wackily-named who-toys.

But in the book, the most Seussian reference is to who-hash.The Wh
I think pretty much everyone has seen the cartoon version of this story, along with the live action one. This story is so cute, it's hard to resist reading it. I try to watch the animated version every year it comes on. The book is a quick, fun read, and quite silly. I have only one question, am I the only one that hears Boris Karloff narrating it while reading the book?

COYER: Read a book with a Christmas theme. (1 point)
Dr. Seuss is one deep-thinking philosophical dude who takes you on an emotional roller coaster. I mean, wow, how many times have I puzzled until my "puzzler was sore." Little Cindy Lou Who's narrow escape from the Grinch's evil clutches--when he got her drink, patted her on the head, and sent her to bed--had me crying with relief. AND SPOILER ALERT: The Grinch gets to carve the roast beast at the Who's Xmas feast in the end. All I have to say is my heart grew three sizes the day I read this stor ...more
3.5 stars. Another great Children's story by Dr. Seuss. My second favorite Dr. Seuss after The Cat in the Hat. I loved reading this to my kids at Christmas time the first year they were old enough to enjoy.
Mar 23, 2011 Mariel rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: waitin' on a superman
Recommended to Mariel by: Sufjan Stevens?!
The Grinch didn't steal my Christmas. I had one of my "I hate everybody I'm related to except for the twin who is a lot like me" moods today (it was understandable as they are assholes. They deserved it and I did not). Everything breaks around me except for hearts long drawn out sigh. The day was already shaping up to one of those days that could only be improved by the ground opening up and swallowing me hole. Coming home to find vehicles of people I would rather not see again? Where is that as ...more
Since I was little The Grinch has been a tradition movie to watch every Christmas and after watching the movie this Christmas I decided to buy the book and finally read the original story. Even though I still prefer the movie, I could not resist loving the book as well. I love the fact that it rimes and the drawings are very nice. The only thing that bugs me is that the book hasn't been translated in to Swedish so I can read it for my future children(but knowing myself, I don't believe that will ...more
John Yelverton
One of the best books that I ever read as a child. It is as much a must read now as it was back then.
Annaliese (openyourpagesandfly)
"'Maybe Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!'"

I've always loved Christmas stories! This is one that I never read as a kid, but I did see the movie and I hated it, so it always put me off reading the book.
Now that I've got over my hate for the movie, I was able to actually able to enjoy the book. And I really did enjoy it!
It's not exactly the sweetest story ever written, but it ends happily, so I'm pretty sure that's all that ma
Colleen Houck
I love reading this every year at Christmas. One of my favorite stories.
Lauren Elena
This wasn't one of those books that I read a long time ago and forgot to add to my shelves. I literally read this book for the first time today. Don't get me wrong, I knew the story. Who doesn't? But it was from movies and word of mouth. I hadn't actually read the honest-to-God book. Which apparently -according to my friends- is a crime against humanity. I even got assassinated by my friend. (Long story short- We have an book nerd assassins club to take out people we don't like, especially the p ...more
Oliver Urban


I used to have all of the Dr. Seuss books, but my mom shoved them off on a friends younger kids during a particularly enthusiastic spring cleaning day a few years ago. Me and my cousin used to make omelettes and fry ham and add green colouring so we could have green eggs and ham for breakfast.
I admit freely to never reading this book before this week. I could have sworn I'd read it some time ago but I think I'm confusing the book with the Jim Carey movie, which I found to be exceedingly annoying. During the course of our current Dr. Seuss marathon, my boys insisted on reading this and of course, we loved it. No wonder it's a classic.
Elliot Gomm
How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss

A brilliant and popular story about a creature that aims to end the Christmas joy, that most of the children would have seen as a movie. However, when asked, many pupils have never read any Dr Seuss stories. This is a terrible shame.

These brilliantly imaginative rhymes and riddles – in my opinion – need to be read by children of all ages. The simplicity of the illustrations means that nothing is distracting the reader from the hilarious and completely bo
Mandy Crider
One of my favorite children's books! My favorite line from this book is, "Christmas doesn't come from a store"! I love it and I love how the Grinch realized that Christmas is about love and hope and togetherness. Such a great message for both children and adults!
Ahh, such a classic children’s story. I have loved this book along with the original movie since I was a young child. The story is by Dr. Seuss and states how a person, The Grinch, has been outcast from society and dislikes cheer and goodwill. The Grinch finally decides to stop Christmas, taking away all of the Christmas that was down in Whoville. However, when the people down in Whoville wake up, even though all of their Christmas food and presents were gone they were still happy because Christ ...more
Kori Looker
I loved "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" by Dr. Seuss, because it brought back memories of my mom reading to me when I was younger. This book is still one of my favorites to this day. In this book, Grinch is a mean, green, sneery guy who hates Christmas. Grinch wants to ruin Christmas for everyone in Whoville. Grinch attempts to steal every present from every house, until he meets Lucy. Sweet, little Lucy changed Grinch's feelings towards Christmas and his motive of stopping Christmas. Lucy's po ...more
Eloise baker
This is a fantastic book written by Dr Seuss about a town called who-ville where everyone loves christmas except for the Grinch. The Grinch hated christmas because it was believed that his heart was two sizes to small. He decided that he would need to stop christmas from coming and he dressed up as santa and went to who-ville. He removed all of the christmas presents and the decorations and the christmas tree and when a little girl called cindy-lou found him taking everything from her house the ...more
Aliya Farooq
Somewhere north of Who-ville lived a small hearted Grinch who HATED christmas, but everyone who lived in Who-ville loved it a lot! Why did he hate christmas, no one quite knows.. but he does, and this time he HAD to stop this season! He was tired of the little who kids running for their toys and eating their fabulous meal, they would surely enjoy their 'Who-roast-BEAST' which the Grinch could not stand! The singing, ah the singing, the Grinch was adamant to stop the singing. How did he stop Chri ...more
Sami Frank
This was the first Dr. Seuss book I ever read as a child and still to this day is my all time favorite book, by Dr. Seuss. I love that Dr. Seuss writes and illiterates his own work and shows his fun side through out each book. This book rhymes within and keeps the readers attention to each word as it moves along the pages. The illustrations a genius, as he shows every word. For those of you who have not had the pleasure to read this classic Dr. Seuss book, it is about the Grinch who is angry wit ...more
It’s Christmas time and in the who-ville every Who’s was happy and cheerful except the Who named Grinch! The Grinch hated Christmas but what he hated the most was the joyful singing and the noisy holiday preparations of the Who’s. So he made up an evil plan which seemed to him to be an amazing idea. He decided to steal everything from the happy little citizens. Everything. To his surprise, the who-village kept singing and celebrating even with nothing. That day, the two sizes small heart of the ...more
Sarah ❤️ Literary Hottie
What if Christmas, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!”
Rikke Bay
Well it is christmas glory and that means a christmas story - nah! Just kidding, not going to rhyme my review.
No, but seriously it is christmas and here in Denmark we open our presents the 24th at christmas EVE!
So today I am enjoying the rest of the christmas with movies and I saw The Grinch.
In Denmark Dr. Seuss is not well known. We have learned about Dr. Seuss thanks to the movies. So when I saw the movie, I wanted to try the book.
It is very short, but it is also a children's picture book. I
If you want a proper introduction to the Who's of Who-ville then you should definitely check out Horton Hears a Who!

I do not remember actually reading this Dr. Seuss book or it being read to me in class but I remember that my 1st grade class made individual shirts featuring the Grinch so my teacher must have read it to me. Believe it or not now reading this book I felt actually disappointed and I blame it absolutely on the cartoon adaptation. I am so used to the Who's illustrated like actual peo
Justine Arndt
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is a very cute book. I would recommend it for children and adults. I would rate it a five out of five because it is a cute story. It is about a "grinch" who hates Christmas. The grinch steals all the presents from "Whoville" on Christmas Eve. Cindy Loo Who, a young child, tries to get the grinch into the Christmas spirit. The grinch tries to ruin Christmas for the entire town. Will he give the presents back? Who will save Christmas?
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Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 2 March 1904 in Springfield, MA. He graduated Dartmouth College in 1925, and proceeded on to Oxford University with the intent of acquiring a doctorate in literature. At Oxford he met Helen Palmer, who he wed in 1927. He returned from Europe in 1927, and began working for a magazine called Judge, the leading humor magazine in America at the time, submitting both carto ...more
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“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!” 2832 likes
“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow,
stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.”
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