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Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

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Hardcover published by Random House Books for Young Readers (Random House Children's Books)

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Dr. Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. The collection features tales about greed (“Yertle the Turtle”), vanity (“Gertrude McFuzz”), and pride (“The Big Brag”). In no other book does a small burp have such political importance! Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand.

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Dr. Seuss presents three modern fables in the rhyming favorite Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. The collection features tales about greed (“Yertle the Turtle”), vanity (“Gertrude McFuzz”), and pride (“The Big Brag”). In no other book does a small burp have such political importance! Yet again, Dr. Seuss proves that he and classic picture books go hand in hand.

Product Details
Hardcover (96 pages)
Published: April 12, 1958
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Imprint: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780394800875
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  • On the far-away Island of Sala-ma-Sond,
    Yertle the Turtle was king of the pond.

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  • Then the little old worm gave his head a small jerk
    And he dived in his hole and went back to his work.

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