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You're Only Old Once!: A Book for Obsolete Children

Written by Dr. Seuss
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Mar 1, 1986
Publication Date
56
Pages
5-17
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Join in on the fun (and funny) journey of getting older with this hilarious Dr. Seuss picture book—it’s just what the doctor ordered for old souls, kids at heart, and absolutely anyone dreading their annual checkup.
You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you are in!
The Doctor is in! Readers will laugh along with the parade of medical madness as an elderly patient is poked, prodded and ogled during his stay at the “Golden Years Clinic on Century Square for Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair.” Once again, Dr. Seuss proves that his sharp wit and colorful imagination are a treat for readers of all ages. A perfect gift for retirement, birthdays, graduations, holidays, and anyone needing a little pick-me-up after a doctor’s visit!

What Kind of Book is You're Only Old Once!: A Book for Obsolete Children

Themes:
the elderly
Categories:
classics
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

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Who Wrote You're Only Old Once!: A Book for Obsolete Children

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Dr. Seuss

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL–aka Dr. Seuss–is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From <i>The Cat in the Hat </i>to <i>Oh, the Places You’ll Go!</i>, 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 <i>McElligot’s Pool</i>, <i>If I Ran the Zoo</i>, and <i>Bartholomew and the Oobleck</i>, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780394551906
Publication Date:
March 1, 1986
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0394551907
Lexile® Level:
1000L

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