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The Lorax | [Dr. Seuss]

The Lorax

Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty.
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Publisher's Summary

Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty.

©1971 Dr. Seuss Enterprises; (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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    Erin viola, WI, USA 11-19-09
    Erin viola, WI, USA 11-19-09
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    "A classic, but..."

    What is up with the music? It was distracting and didn't fit. Otherwise, we love this story!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Mary USA 03-16-08
    Mary USA 03-16-08
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    "A Dr. Suess for all times - especially these times"

    I always recoomend Dr Seuss books for young readers. The rhythmic, repetition of rhyme and sounds help students appreciate the sound of written language. The imaginative and poignant stories also help children fall in love with books. The Lorax, in particular, gives an important message for families to talk about. In this age of global climate change and environmental awareness, this book will captivate children and give adults a way to talk about issues that kids are aware of in a way that childen can access.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Barbara 10-26-14
    Barbara 10-26-14

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Classic Dr. Suess Story"
    Would you try another book from Dr. Seuss and/or Ted Danson?

    Yes, I love Dr. Seuss.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Lorax


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    Ted Danson did a nice job reading this story.


    Do you think The Lorax needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    no. It stands alone on its own merit


    Any additional comments?

    Music in places was a bit annoying, but otherwise a good read. It was a good story for the price.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States 10-03-13
    Amazon Customer TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States 10-03-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Awesome book made better with Ted Danson"

    I, personally, would not have chosen Ted Danson to narrate The Lorax. I'm sorry, Ted Danson, for not giving you enough credit.

    Danson does a masterful job representing the different voices and keeping it light and charming.

    I think kids will love it. I know I did.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    krangu newark, NJ, United States 04-08-13
    krangu newark, NJ, United States 04-08-13

    Love Audible..!!

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    "great audioook"

    had a grhad a great experience listening to this audiobook.great narration.kudooosseat experience listening to this audiobook.great narration.kudoooss

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    Rebecca United States 04-05-13
    Rebecca United States 04-05-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Best Seuss Book Ever"
    What made the experience of listening to The Lorax the most enjoyable?

    I used it as a teacher for my students and since it is hard on my voice to read it to all five of my classes, I could save my voice using audible.com.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Lorax?

    The Truffala Trees!


    Which character – as performed by Ted Danson – was your favorite?

    The Lorax


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

    Yes


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sharlene OAKLAND, CA, United States 09-12-12
    Sharlene OAKLAND, CA, United States 09-12-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Ohhhh... the Lorax, brings on the emotion"

    The narration and quality of recording is top notch. Of course the story keeps you on the edge of your seat.

    My 6 year old absolutely loves this book, movie and audio book. He can't get enough. I, at first, did not want to buy a short book with my credit but my son was like, "The Lorax! the Lorax!" so I caved in. Now I am quite happy we got it. And we certainly got our money's worth because we listen to it every night!

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    Robert Belmont, CA, United States 08-08-12
    Robert Belmont, CA, United States 08-08-12
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    "Terrible music"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Ted Danson is great on his own, but unfortunately I found the music distracting.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Dr. Seuss? Why or why not?

    Yes.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Ted Danson?

    Jim Carrey


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cristina United States 04-16-12
    Cristina United States 04-16-12
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    "OK"
    Would you try another book from Dr. Seuss and/or Ted Danson?

    Only if the audible is also interactive, this is important for the target age group.


    If you’ve listened to books by Dr. Seuss before, how does this one compare?

    Wish picture pages would display as this is a children's book.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Picture pages to follow along with the audio


    Did The Lorax inspire you to do anything?

    no


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Stephanie MAGNA, UT, United States 04-02-12
    Stephanie MAGNA, UT, United States 04-02-12
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    "Love Dr. Seuss Books"
    Would you listen to The Lorax again? Why?

    Yes. It is a short story that is fun and shares a good message.


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

    No


    Any additional comments?

    The music in the background was a little distracting at times. I wish it would have been a little quieter. Overall I really liked the narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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