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The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites | [Dr. Seuss]

The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites

Eleven complete Dr. Seuss stories at a great price, featuring performances by John Cleese, Billy Crystal, Ted Danson, Kelsey Grammer, Dustin Hoffman, John Lithgow, and more!
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Publisher's Summary

Eleven complete Dr. Seuss stories at a great price, featuring performances by John Cleese, Billy Crystal, Ted Danson, Kelsey Grammer, Dustin Hoffman, John Lithgow, and more!

Featuring:
  • "The Cat in the Hat" read by Kelsey Grammer
  • "Horton Hears a Who" read by Dustin Hoffman
  • "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" read by Walter Matthau
  • "Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?" read by John Cleese
  • "The Lorax" read by Ted Danson
  • "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories", "Gertrude Mc Fuzz", and "The Big Brag" read by John Lithgow
  • "Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose" read by Mercedes McCambridge
  • "Horton Hatches the Egg" read by Billy Crystal
  • "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" read by Kelsey Grammer

    Click here to listen to other servings of Dr. Seuss.

    The Cat in the Hat ©1957, 1985 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    Horton Hears a Who ©1954, 1982 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas ©1957, 1985 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? ©1973 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    The Lorax ©1971 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories ©1950, 1951, 1958, 1977, 1979, 1986 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose ©1948, 1975 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    Horton Hatches the Egg ©1940, 1968 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    The Cat in the Hat Comes Back ©1958, 1986 Dr. Seuss Enterprises
    (P)2003 Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • What the Critics Say

    "Have some fun with this audio, the producers did!" (AudioFile)

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      Mama United States 02-01-12
      Mama United States 02-01-12
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      "The Cat in the Hat and Others by Dr. Seuss"
      What made the experience of listening to The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites the most enjoyable?

      The fact that I can cuddle in bed with my little one and listen to, not read, some of my favorite Dr. Seuss books is an awesome way to end our night.


      What did you like best about this story?

      There wasn't just one particular thing that I enjoyed best, I would honestly have to say that all the stories as a whole were pretty amazing (although my daughter would probably say its the sounds in the background along with the music).


      What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

      Listening to the various narrators brought not only their individual voices (which are extremely different from my own), but it gave my daughter a chance to experience the stories through someone else's viewpoint.


      Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

      The absolute best thing about these stories is the fact that my daughter enjoys them so much, that she actually asks to listen to them everynight before falling asleep.


      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      Kristof Eversel, Heusden-zolder, Belgium 01-09-12
      Kristof Eversel, Heusden-zolder, Belgium 01-09-12 Member Since 2008
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      "Dr. Seuss's Book read by Wonderful voises"
      Would you listen to The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites again? Why?

      Yes, I love Lyric ranting and the lessons teached


      Who was your favorite character and why?

      Horton, wonderfully na??ve and a jolly goodhart.


      What about the narrators???s performance did you like?

      Their narration was impeccable to my dutch ears.


      Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

      Ofcourse


      Any additional comments?

      I would love to hear more stories.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      Linda Sunnyside, NY, United States 12-13-11
      Linda Sunnyside, NY, United States 12-13-11
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      "love it"

      My grandson likes to listen when we are on the road. It keeps him still in waiting rooms on my Kindle. Delightful. I like it too! He is 13 And I am 58!! Never too old for the cat. (:

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      Andrea Wilmington, IL, United States 12-12-11
      Andrea Wilmington, IL, United States 12-12-11 Member Since 2014
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      "nice varity. My son's favorite audio book by far"
      Would you listen to The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites again? Why?

      yes we would. The calibur of actors they have reading these stories is wonderful and they do Dr. Seuss justice. My son listens to this almost every night.


      Who was your favorite character and why?

      Horton from Horton hears a who.


      Have you listened to any of the narrators’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

      no


      Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

      yes


      Any additional comments?

      Great selection.

      0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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      Jan 12-01-11
      Jan 12-01-11

      Jana P. Grammy of 7 boys, Mom of 3 daughters, 1 son Lover of books & better eye sight.

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      "awesome as always"

      The stories ae classics, the second they start the kids gather round. Always a hit, always well loved and recieved

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      Amazon Customer 08-10-11

      extreme accountant

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      "Wonderful Books, Pretty Good Narration"

      Anybody in a position to read this review is likely familiar with the works of Dr. Seuss. Even the lesser-known titles are wonderful, with a wit and charm that shows no lack of respect for kids' intelligence. With that in mind, I'll focus on how these books fared in the journey to audiobook. It is unfortunate that the illustrations couldn't be included, as those are a big part of the storytelling, but that's normal for an audiobook. Most of the readings in this compilation are excellent. Lithgow's, Danson's, Cleese's, and the other readings are well delivered, with a good pace, rhythm, and volume for the job.

      The one story that disappointed me was "The Cat in the Hat." Grammer, whom I would have expected to be an outstanding narrator, speeds through the lines in such a way that it's even hard for me, the adult, to keep track of where each line ends and the next begins. His second reading, of "The Cat in the Hat Returns," is much better in this respect, so I suspect it was a creative choice that I personally don't agree with.

      To elaborate on the concerns about skipping to a particular book: as with any book here on Audible, this one is broken down into chapters. In this case, each chapter corresponds to a story. Unfortunately, the books are labeled with numbers, rather than titles. If you want to hear "Yertle the Turtle," you either need to know that "Yertle" is chapter six, or scan through the chapters until you find it. If I were going to put these on an iPod and hand it to a kid, I'd prefer that the chapters had titles. Still, these are mostly minor flaws, and I can easily overlook them, given the quality of the stories and the storytelling.

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      Jason CLEVELAND HTS, OH, United States 08-02-11
      Jason CLEVELAND HTS, OH, United States 08-02-11
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      "Needs a better format"

      The readings are great...especially John Lithgow and Dustin Hoffman. But as other reviewers have mentioned, you can't skip to a specific book which is frustrating. We could memorize how many seconds into the track each book is, but it would be nicer to have an easier way.

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      Susan Estero, Florida, United States 12-18-13
      Susan Estero, Florida, United States 12-18-13
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      "wouldn't play"
      What would have made The Cat in the Hat and Other Dr. Seuss Favorites better?

      Being able to listen to it.


      What was most disappointing about Dr. Seuss’s story?

      Not being able to listen to book.


      How could the performance have been better?

      Be able to listen on windows phone.


      What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

      Disappointment


      0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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      Sarah Oak Park, IL, United States 10-06-10
      Sarah Oak Park, IL, United States 10-06-10
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      "Green Eggs and Ham cuts off"

      Anyone else notice that Green Eggs and Ham cuts off before he learns to like Green Eggs and Ham?

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      michael La Center, WA 08-28-10
      michael La Center, WA 08-28-10
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      "This is not a book without pictures"

      I bought this for my grandson. I listened to the first story and was very disturbed that pictures are not included. I doubt that I will even show it to him on the iPad.

      0 of 12 people found this review helpful
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