The Definitive Guide to

If I Ran the Circus

Written by Dr. Seuss
Goodreads Rating - 3.9 / 5.0
$16.99
List Price
5-8
Target Age
64
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Dr. Seuss’s classic celebration of youthful imagination!
 
The Circus McGurkus! The World’s Greatest Show
On the face of the earth, or wherever you go!
 
Young Morris McGurk’s has a BIG imagination. He wants to turn the vacant lot behind Sneelock’s Store into the Circus McGurkus—the most colossal, stupendous, tremendous show in the world! Here you’ll be entertained by bizarre creatures like the Drum-Tummied Snum, the Juggling Jott, and the Harp-Twanging Snarp, and fantastic circus acts performed by Sneelock—a sleepy shop keeper whom Morris images as the daredevil star of his big top! This is Dr. Seuss at his best, celebrating youthful imagination and creating a fantasy world that will delight and transport readers of all ages.

What Kind of Book is If I Ran the Circus

Book Lists That Include If I Ran the Circus

Book Topics › fantasy and magic
Children's Books About Fantasy And Magic
Book Topics › rhyming
Children's Books About Rhyming
Book Topics › funny and humorous
Hilarious Children's Books Filled With Humor
Book Topics › fiction
Children's Books About Fiction
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote If I Ran the Circus

author
Dr. Seuss

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL—aka Dr. Seuss—is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

View Author

What Has Dr. Seuss Said About This Book

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Dr. Seuss know that you want more details about If I Ran the Circus!

Discover All the Books in the Classic Seuss Series

More Books by Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum book
Dr. Seuss, Andrew Joyner
Picture book
7.0
Dr. Seuss's ABC book
Dr. Seuss
Picture book
5.4
The Lorax book
Dr. Seuss
Picture book
5.1
If I Ran the Zoo book
Dr. Seuss
Picture book
5.0
I Wish that I Had Duck Feet book
Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg, B. Tobey
Picture book
5.0
Fox in Socks book
Dr. Seuss
Picture book
4.8
The Foot Book book
Dr. Seuss
Picture book
4.5
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! book
Dr. Seuss, Jack Prelutsky, Lane Smith
Picture book
4.5

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked This Book

Book Details

ISBN:
9780394800806
Publication Date:
January 1, 1986

Suggested Links