Foster a child's love of reading—and of the natural world--with this boxed set of four Cat in the Hat's Learning Library books about amazing places on our planet! Titles include If I Ran the Rainforest: All About Tropical Rain Forests; Would You Rather Be a Pollywog? All About Pond Life; Ice Is Nice! All About the North and South Poles; and Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry? All About Deserts. There's something (or someplace) to pique the interest of every child. Perfect for gift-giving—or just keeping kids busy during summer vacation—this is a collection sure to be cherished by parents and children alike. Oh, the places you can read about with the Cat in the Hat!
About Tish Rabe
Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr. Seusss first children's book, And To Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street hit the market in 1937, and the world of children's literature was changed forever! In 1957, Seuss's The Cat in the Hat became the prototype for one of Random House's best- selling series, Beginner Books. This popular series combined engaging stories with outrageous illustrations and playful sounds to teach basic reading skills. Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped kids learn to read.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and two Academy Awards, Seuss was the author and illustrator of 44 childrens books, some of which have been made into audiocassettes, animated television specials, and videos for children of all ages. Even after his death in 1991, Dr. Seuss continues to be the best-selling author of children's books in the world.
About Bonnie Worth
BONNIE WORTH is the author of countless books for young readers, among them fourteen Cat in the Hat Learning Library books, including Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur?, If I Ran the Rain Forest, Oh Say Can You Seed? (winner of the 2003 Ohio Farm Bureau Award), Hark! A Shark!, and If I Ran the Horse Show.