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Yertle the Turtle and Gertrude McFuzz ( Collins Colour Cubs Mini Format )

4.19 of 5 stars 4.19  ·  rating details  ·  410 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Paperback, 48 pages
Published October 8th 1979 by Harper Collins (first published 1979)
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Austin Wright
My friend Kevin is reading a list of best children's books. I am following suite in order to discuss the books with him. By default, I give the books four-stars because they're good at what they're intended to do, which is to keep the attention of children and introduce them to literature.

Lisa Yi
Yertle the Turtle is an awesome story! Great ties to history as well-Paul Revere seeking freedom from the British, and even a great way to talk about the Declaration of Independence and the meaning the words can have behind it. "That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institu ...more
Christine Levinge
Gertrude McFuzz is a great Dr. Seuss story about a bird that is unhappy with her tail feathers because she only has one. She finds a way, using magic, to increase her tail feathers. However, she gets greedy and takes more of the potion than she should have and grows more and more and more feathers, to the point where they weigh her down and she can't fly. Once she gets rid of all the excess feathers, she is happy to be back to normal. This story has a great message of being happy with what you h ...more
Dr. Seuss membuat buku ini sebagai versi anak-anak untuk mengenal bahayanya ambisi seorang pemimpin. Ambisi untuk berkuasa tanpa memikirkan kesejahteraan. Tokoh Yertle mewakili sosok Hitler di dunia nyata.
It's Dr. Seuss! What more can you say? Inspirational, appropriate and fun for any age.
Fantastic book for kids! So imaginative and creative. Easy read that children will find delightful!

Dr. Seuss is always brilliant! His stories and rhymes are fun and entertaining! Some of my all time favorites!! Such a great way to entertain children and get them interested in reading!
Wish I could find a version of these two stories separately - they were always my favorite Seuss books!
Jealousy and Pride go before being "stuck"...enjoy being you!
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