How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss)

4.36 avg rating
( 267,545 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780394800790: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The ultimate Dr. Seuss Christmas classic -- no holiday season is complete without the Grinch, Max, Cindy-Lou, and all the residents of Who-ville!

“Every Who down in Who-ville liked Christmas a lot . . . but the Grinch, who lived just north of Who-ville, did NOT!” Not since “’Twas the night before Christmas” has the beginning of a Christmas tale been so instantly recognizable. This heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit will grow even the coldest and smallest of hearts. Like mistletoe, candy canes, and caroling, the Grinch is a mainstay of the holidays, and his story is the perfect gift for young and old. 

And don't forget to celebrate Grinch-mas this Christmas season, the annual holiday tradition inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas that encourages readers to grow their hearts three sizes by doing good deeds!

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! / Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason." Dr. Seuss's small-hearted Grinch ranks right up there with Scrooge when it comes to the crankiest, scowling holiday grumps of all time. For 53 years, the Grinch has lived in a cave on the side of a mountain, looming above the Whos in Whoville. The noisy holiday preparations and infernal singing of the happy little citizens below annoy him to no end. The Grinch decides this frivolous merriment must stop. His "wonderful, awful" idea is to don a Santa outfit, strap heavy antlers on his poor, quivering dog Max, construct a makeshift sleigh, head down to Whoville, and strip the chafingly cheerful Whos of their Yuletide glee once and for all.

Looking quite out of place and very disturbing in his makeshift Santa get-up, the Grinch slithers down chimneys with empty bags and stealing the Whos' presents, their food, even the logs from their humble Who-fires. He takes the ramshackle sleigh to Mt. Crumpit to dump it and waits to hear the sobs of the Whos when they wake up and discover the trappings of Christmas have disappeared. Imagine the Whos' dismay when they discover the evil-doings of Grinch in his anti-Santa guise. But what is that sound? It's not sobbing, but singing! Children simultaneously adore and fear this triumphant, twisted Seussian testimonial to the undaunted cheerfulness of the Whos, the transcendent nature of joy, and of course, the growth potential of a heart that's two sizes too small. This holiday classic is perfect for reading aloud to your favorite little Whos. (Ages 4 to 8)

From the Inside Flap:

The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Dr. Seuss
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Paperback Quantity Available: 8
International Edition
Seller:
Sunshine Book Store
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. This is an International Edition. Brand New, paperback, Delivery within 6-14 business days, Same Contents as U.S Versions, ISBN and Cover design may differ. Choose Expedited shipping for delivery within 4-7 business days. We do not ship to PO Box, APO,FPO Address. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe, including India depending upon the availability of inventory storage. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Seller Inventory # AU_9780394800790

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 7.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Dr. Seuss
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Paperback Quantity Available: 8
International Edition
Seller:
Bookstore99
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. This is an International Edition Brand New Paperback Same Title Author and Edition as listed. ISBN and Cover design differs. Similar Contents as U.S version. Delivery within 3-7 business days. We can ship to PO Box address in US. We may ship the books from multiple warehouses across the globe including Asia depending upon the availability of inventory. Printed in English. Customer satisfaction guaranteed. Choose expedited shipping for Express delivery. Tracking number provided for every order. Seller Inventory # RU_9780394800790

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 5.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Seuss, Dr.
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Orion Tech
(Grand Prairie, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0394800796 . Seller Inventory # Z0394800796ZN

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 8.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Seuss, Dr.
Published by Random House Books for Young R (1957)
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Books for Young R, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0394800796

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 9.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Seuss, Dr.
Published by Random House Books for Young R (1957)
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Books for Young R, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # 0394800796

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 9.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

DR SEUSS
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0394800796

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 9.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Seuss
Published by Random House Children's Books 10/12/1957 (1957)
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Children's Books 10/12/1957, 1957. Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780394800790

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 13.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Dr. Seuss
Published by Random House Books for Young Rea (1957)
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
The Bookworm
(Carbondale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Books for Young Rea, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: New. NEW; no marks. Seller Inventory # mon0000158059

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 10.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Seuss, Dr.
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Vital Products COM LLC
(Southampton, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0394800796. Seller Inventory # Z0394800796ZN

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 14.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Seuss, Dr.
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN 10: 0394800796 ISBN 13: 9780394800790
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0394800796. Seller Inventory # Z0394800796ZN

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 14.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book