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My Book About Me

Dr. Seuss, Roy McKie

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ISBN 10: 0394800931 / ISBN 13: 9780394800936
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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New York: Beginner Books A Division of Random House, 1969. 1st edition. 4to Hardcover 60 pgs. Color illustrations. Good. Most pages filled in. Inquire if you need further information. Bookseller Inventory # Y00B-00556

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Title: My Book About Me

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

THE beloved classic that helps kids write (and draw) a book all about themselves—with a little help from Dr. Seuss!
 
This classic hardcover activity book written by Dr. Seuss and illustrated by Roy McKie encourages children to write and draw their own biographies. With a mix of serious (and seriously silly!) "Yes" and "No" questions; fill-in-the-blanks; images to complete, and simple writing activities, My Book About Me, By ME, Myself is an ideal gift for elementary school children and one that will become a cherished keepsake for parents.

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One of the titles for the younger crowd in the Beginners Books series, My Book About Me has an unusual interactive twist--you make it up as you go along. On each page there's something new to complete, from "I weigh ___ pounds" to "My teeth. I counted them. I have ___ up top. I have ___ downstairs." It's a simple idea, but with a surprising amount of educational value--getting children to name their home country, to recognize and draw in the color of their own eyes, learn their telephone number and address, to name favorite clothes, foods, and colors, and more. Finally, there's a two-page spread where each owner of the book can write his or her own story. Illustrator Roy McKie's style is halfway between the P.D. Eastman of Are You My Mother and the mainstream Seuss of Cat in the Hat and Thidwick: The Big-Hearted Moose. (Ages 4 to 8) --Richard Farr

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