I'm so excited to be a part of this tour celebrating both the classic books of Dr. Seuss and the new one releasing today! In the Fall of 2013, an original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late beloved children’s author. That complete manuscript was for the picture book, WHAT PET SHOULD I GET?
On each stop of this tour, a different classic Dr. Seuss book will be reviewed. Below you can read my review of Scrambled Eggs Super, learn more about What Pet Should I Get?, and enter to win a copy...
Scrambled Eggs Super
by Dr. Seuss
March 12, 1953
An eggs-cellent way to start the day! Breakfast will never be the same, thanks to Dr. Seuss’s classic rhyming picture book Scrambled Eggs Super!When Peter T. Hooper tires of traditional scrambled eggs, he sets out on a quest to find the rarest and most exciting eggs so he can make the amazing breakfast he craves. Featuring zany egg-layers such as the Sala-ma-goox, the Tizzle-Topped Grouse, and the Bombastic Aghast, Scrambled Eggs Super! will hit the spot and leave readers wanting seconds.
Like most kids, I grew up loving Dr. Seuss books and their fun, clever stories and unforgettable characters. When choosing which Dr. Seuss book to review for this celebration tour, I wanted to pick one that I was unfamiliar with, but that sounded super, so of course I went with the 1953 classic, Scrambled Eggs Super...and it is most definitely eggs-cellent!
In Scrambled Eggs Super, one ambition little boy, Peter T. Hooper, goes on a wild, culinary adventure around the world to find the best, most unique eggs to make his delicious Scrambled Eggs Super-Dee-Dooper- Dee- Booper,Special de luxe a'-la-Peter T. Hooper! Peter T. Hooper is tired of simple scrambled eggs from a hen, so the wee chef goes in search of a variety of amazing eggs from equally amazing birds.
Like all Dr. Seuss books, Scrambled Eggs Super is full of irresistible, imaginative rhymes that are both wonderfully whimsical and undeniably clever. Seuss’ sing-song, lyrical way of writing is still has captivating for me now as it was when I was little. I love Peter T. Hooper’s enthusiastic, endearing, and amusingly exaggerated voice and storytelling. Young readers will have a blast exploring unusual places and meeting extraordinary, never-before-seen birds, from the Ruffled-Necked Sala-ma-goox to the country dwelling Mop-Noodled Finch and the giant egg laying Pelf and every other kind of wondrous bird in between, with young Peter.
In Scrambled Eggs Super, Dr. Seuss uses reds, blues, yellows, black, and white to create the bright, funny illustrations. Peter, his sister Lizzie, and each stupendous bird, are vividly captured and brought to life. Little readers will really enjoy looking at the pictures and discovering all the excellent details.
my final thoughts: Everything we love about Dr. Seuss- his remarkable storytelling, endless imagination, fun illustrations, unique way of capturing nature, etc- is present in Scrambled Eggs Super. Both long time Seuss fan and those just discovering him will have a super-dee-dooper time reading this book!
What Pet Should I Get?
by Dr. Seuss
July 28, 2015
In the Fall of 2013, an original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late beloved children’s author. That complete manuscript was for the picture book, WHAT PET SHOULD I GET?, and will be published by Random House Children’s Books. It is the first original new Dr. Seuss book since the publication of the last book of Dr. Seuss’s career, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! in 1990. WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? captures the excitement of a classic childhood moment—choosing a pet—and features the brother and sister characters that Dr. Seuss drew in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.
Theodor “Seuss” Geisel is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. His 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. Geisel wrote and illustrated 45 books during his lifetime, and his books have sold more than 650 million copies worldwide. Though Theodor Geisel died on September 24, 1991, Dr. Seuss lives on, inspiring generations of children of all ages to explore the joys of reading. For more information about Dr. Seuss and his works, visit Seussville.com.
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What Pet Should I Get?
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Visit ALL the stops on this celebration tour:
Dr. Seuss 44 Classic Book Celebratory Tour
- And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, 1937 – The Young Folks.com
- The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, 1938 – Bookish Antics
- The Seven Lady Godivas, 1939 – The Eater of Books
- The King’s Stilts, 1939 – On Starships and Dragonwings
- Horton Hatches the Egg, 1940 – The Book Cellar
- McElligot’s Pool, 1947 – Media Mikes
- Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose, 1948 –Mommie of 2
- Bartholomew and the Oobleck, 1949 – Nonperfect Parenting
- If I Ran the Zoo, 1950 – Live to Read
- Scrambled Eggs Super! 1953 – Word Spelunking
- Horton Hears a Who! 1954 - Bookiemoji
- On Beyond Zebra! 1955 - Jessabella Reads
- If I Ran the Circus, 1956 – Book Hounds
- The Cat in the Hat, 1957 – The Bookbag
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 1957 – Nightly Reading
- The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, 1958 – Winter Haven Books
- Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, 1958 – Alice Marvels
- Happy Birthday to You! 1959 – Chapter by Chapter
- Green Eggs and Ham, 1960 – Poland Bananas
- One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, 1960 – Once Upon a Twilight
- The Sneetches and Other Stories, 1961 - The Mod Podge Bookshelf
- Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book, 1962 – Good Books and Good Wine
- Dr. Seuss’s ABC, 1963 – The Irish Banana
- Hop on Pop, 1963 – Mundie Moms
- Fox in Socks, 1965 – Page Turners
- I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew, 1965 – Book Rock Betty
- The Cat in the Hat Songbook, 1967 – Giveaway Train
- The Foot Book, 1968 – I Am A Reader
- I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories, 1969 – Cuddlebuggery
- I Can Draw It Myself, 1970 – The Children’s Book Review
- Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? 1970 – Curling Up with a Good Book
- The Lorax, 1971 - Elizziebooks
- Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! 1972 – Reading with ABC
- Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? 1973 – Me, Myshelf, and I
- The Shape of Me and Other Stuff, 1973 – Paperback Princess
- There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! 1974 – Presenting Lenore
- Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! 1975 – YA Books Central
- The Cat’s Quizzer, 1976 – Lille Punkin’
- I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! 1978 – Confessions Of A Vi3tbabe
- Oh Say Can You Say? 1979 – Ex Libris
- Hunches in Bunches, 1982 – No BS Book Reviews
- The Butter Battle Book, 1984 – Novel Novice
- You’re Only Old Once! 1986 – Dad of Divas
- Oh, the Places You’ll Go! 1990 - Jesse the Reader