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The Lorax

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· Random House Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover · Ages 5-9 years
· August 12, 1971 · $16.99 · 978-0-394-82337-9 (0-394-82337-0)

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Celebrate nature with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic picture book about protecting the environment!
 
I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.
 
Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to speak up and stand up for those who can’t. With a recycling-friendly “Go Green” message, The Lorax allows young readers to experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted, all in a story that is timely, playful, and hopeful. The book’s final pages teach us that just one small seed, or one small child, can make a difference. 
 
Printed on recycled paper, this book is the perfect gift for Earth Day and for any child—or child at heart—who is interested in recycling, advocacy, and the environment, or just loves nature and playing outside.
 
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
 
“Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama

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Review, USA Today:
"The Lorax. . . has been a perennial favorite of kids and parents since it was published in 1971."

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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 forty-five 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 three Caldecott Honors, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody. To learn more about Dr. Seuss—and for fun games and activities—visit Seussville.com!

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