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Ronyell
“The Lorax” is one of Dr. Seuss’ most memorable books as it is about the importance of taking care of all of the trees in the world. “The Lorax” may have some controversial issues, but it is still a great book for both children and adults to treasure for many years.

Dr. Seuss’ story about how chopping down too many trees can destroy the Earth’s environment is truly powerful and moving as it realistically portrays what can happen to the environment when trees are cut down through Dr. Seuss’ childi
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Kathryn
Dec 23, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's been many years since I read this book and I was actually hugely impressed. First, it's simply brilliant Dr. Seuss in terms of the writing style and illustrations--gotta love the fishies and bears and that cute little Lorax--and did anyone notice how Grinch-y the Once-ler's hands looked!?--and the rhymes and "nonsense" words that really make so much SENSE. Gosh, I love me some Dr. Seuss! And I love that, in the end, it is a young person who is entrusted with shaping the world--yay, empowere ...more
Dolly
Jun 26, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading to their kids
This is a classic Dr. Seuss story with an environmental message. The rhyming narrative and colorful illustrations combine for an entertaining read aloud. We really enjoyed reading this book together and have read it several times.

This story was selected as one of the books for the April 2010 - Environmental and Nature Themes reads at the Picture-Book Club in the Children's Books Group here at Goodreads.

March 2012 update: In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, we decided to take our girls to see the
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Heidi-Marie
I've been trying to catch up on my Seuss after realizing that I didn't grow up with as many of his books as other children did. My co-worker wanted me to read this one so we could discuss it's other meanings. They do seem rather obvious, don't they? But very true.
Ghislaine
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Mar 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Tracyene
Apr 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Mary
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Chantelle
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Toni
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Mar 06, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Carrie
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Lynne
Dec 28, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Lynne
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