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*The Lorax Pop-Up!* by Dr. Seuss, designed by David A. Carter
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The Big Green Book of Beginner Books (A Cat in the Hat All-by-Myself Beginner Book)

Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! (Bright & Early Board Book)

Happy Birthday to You! (Party Edition)

Up, Up, Up with the Cat (Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection Rag Book)

Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?

The Cat in the Hat (Party Edition)

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The Lorax Pop-Up!
by Dr. Seuss, designed by David A. Carter
Ages 4-8 18 pages Robin Corey Book January 2012 Hardcover    

Dr. Seuss’s beloved book The Lorax was written in 1971, at the height of a new wave of awareness about environmental issues. In it, the Lorax speaks for the trees against the Once-ler, who recklessly chops down Truffula trees to create Thneeds, widgets that everyone needs. The faceless Once-ler, “crazy with greed,” has long been understood to represent corporate excess, while the Lorax stands for nature itself.

David A. Carter has created a wonderful pop-up version of the book, with bright Truffula Trees blowing in the wind, Brown Barbaloots frolicking about, gurgling machines brewing Gluppity-Glupp and Schlopitty-Schlopp, and even a Whisper-ma-Phone snaking down the page. The font size has been compressed to make the story fit on eight pages, with each page featuring exuberant pop-ups, gatefold panels, pull tabs, rotating disks, and other nifty features.

It is hard to imagine anyone improving on the original works of Dr. Seuss, but this nicely-executed pop-up book remains true to the original and lends a new appeal to the classic book. The pop-up book, published just in time to coincide with the newly released movie of The Lorax and the 108th birthday of Dr. Seuss, is sure to provide many hours of pleasure to children and adults alike.

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