Meet Horton the elephant, one of the most commendable heroes in children's books.
I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. . . .
An elephant's faithful, one hundred per cent
Horton is kind and trustworthy, but unfortunately, the lazy bird Mayzie takes advantage of his good nature when she leaves Horton to watch her unhatched egg. Told with Dr. Seuss's signature rhymes and trademark illustrations, this is a tale that will be enjoyed over and over, by reader and listener alike. And don t miss another delightful tale about this beloved pachyderm: "Horton Hears a Who "
"From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
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. "From the Hardcover edition.""