Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

eBook - 2013
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Dr. Seuss's irrepressible optimism is front and center in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? "When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue, when you start to get mad . . . you should do what I do!" So begins the terrific advice of the wise old man in the Desert of Drize. This classic book provides the perfect antidote for readers of all ages who are feeling a bit down in the dumps. Thanks to Dr. Seuss's trademark rhymes and signature illustrations, readers will, without a doubt, realize just how lucky they truly are.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780385379335
0385379331
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource : color illustrations

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Qwfwq
Oct 08, 2015

If you must read this book
then you're very lucky
You don't have to read
a book twelve times more yucky.

True, there are no zombies
or heroes heroic
instead there's philosophy
(they tell me it's "stoic").

So if you don't like it
don't stomp, yell, and curse
just try to remember -
it could have been worse.

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mmcbeth29
Dec 12, 2014

I love this book! In this story, a boy walking through the desert meets a guru sitting on top of cactus. He tells the boy that when he thinks things are bad he should think about how lucky he is because so many people are "muchly much-much more unlucky than you." All the examples the guru gives are nonsensical so you don't feel dragged down by sad stories.

Any book that tells children to look on the bright side is a great message. This book is advertized for grades k-4. The story is more mature so this age range is perfect. Younger children would not understand the examples given by the guru. A fun and loveable book by Seuss!

vernessa7 Jul 03, 2013

Being lucky is wonderful by Michael

YogiMumma Jul 16, 2012

Too long for my boys.

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mmcbeth29
Dec 12, 2014

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 10

vernessa7 Jul 03, 2013

vernessa7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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