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Dr. Seuss's Gertrude McFuzz: Vocal Score

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  1,573 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
(Vocal Score). The classic Dr. Seuss story of the girl-bird who learns to like herself just as she is, presented in a delightfully lively musical style combining jazz, pop and classical influences. Perfect for young and family audiences, and a great companion piece to Kapilow's previously published Green Eggs and Ham . Also available: Green Eggs and Ham 50482453 Vocal Scor ...more
Paperback, 33 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by G. Schirmer, Inc.
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Greta is Erikasbuddy
Jun 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Gertrude McFuzz is an ordinary bird with an ordinary tail. But when she sees Lolla-Lee-Lou has not one feather but two... well, that just won't do!!

Gertrude causes quite a huff and goes out to see her Uncle who happens to be a doctor. She pleads and pitches a fit how she wants a super awesome tail and while her Uncle tells her that birds like her just have one feather Gertrude McFuzz just goes right on being all spoiled brat about the situation.

Her uncle tells Gertrude of a pill-berry bush and o
John Von
Sep 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Gertrude McFuzz, tells a story, that daily far too many children can relate to. Gertude is an upset bird because his tail is too small, he feels he in adequate. Many children feel this way, that theyre not pretty enough, smart enough, or cool enough compared to their class mates. However, Gertrude, finds out in the end he was always perfect the way he was, having a bigger tail didn't make him any better, in fact it made him worse. When reading this book children will hopefully relate and realize ...more
Mar 06, 2009 rated it really liked it
Genre: Picture Book

Age Level: Transitional; Grade 3 and up

World View: Middle class, White

Theme: Self Esteem and Body Image

Literary Elements:AA BB rhyme scheme, wonderful as always.

In the Classroom: Good to use for a poetry lesson, or one incorporating any sort of rhynming. Very fun read aloud, and the kids could create their own birds after reading this book using any art supplies they could find.

Illustrations: The reader sees Gertrude transform from a senile adolescent into a smarter sort of b
Stephanie F.
Feb 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
I have yet to come across a Dr. Seuss book that isn't enjoyable. 'Gertrude FcFuzz' is about a bird who has a measly one-feather tail. She eats a pill-berry and sprouts so many tails that she can no longer fly. This story teaches the reader about self-acceptance. It's just a fun story with a good message.
Jan 03, 2015 rated it really liked it
Kadang atau sering kali kita melihat apa yang dimiliki orang lain lebih indah, lebih baik, lebih segalanya dari yang kita punya.
Saat kita diberi kesempatan untuk mendapat lebih, kita lupa bahwa segala sesuatu ada batasnya.
Megan Phillips
This book can be used to teach students about character development, which they can use in their writing.

Rhyming can be pointed out, while reading it.

This book can also be used to encourage students to be happy with themselves, and gain self-confidence.
Jul 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book with lots of feathers
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Mar 14, 2008 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Any one that enjoys big words
Recommended to Angela by: myself
I got this book for my mom to read me because I thought it was funny seeing her try to pronouns all the long nonsense words.
Oct 25, 2009 rated it it was amazing
omj i absoulutly postivly looooovvvveeeedddd this book!!!! :)
Jan 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
An excellent story by Dr. Seuss with morals/lessons in vanity and humility.
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