Horton Hears a Who

By: Dr. Seuss
Narrated by: Dustin Hoffman
Length: 16 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (336 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Horton, the lovable elephant, tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust.

©1954, 1982 Dr. Seuss Enterprises (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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Excellent performance!

What did you love best about Horton Hears a Who?

The story is great on its own, but Mr. Hoffman's voice surely brings it to life. My 3-year old loves hearing it over and over, and knows it almost all by heart.

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Incredible rendition

Daughter and I loved it. Background music, sound effects, etc. really make it a memorable experience

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My Nine Month Old LOVES this!!

Would you consider the audio edition of Horton Hears a Who to be better than the print version?

DEFINITELY!!!

Who was your favorite character and why?

The Mayor

What about Dustin Hoffman’s performance did you like?

The fact that there are so many voices from one person... one of the best narrations I have heard

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Horton Hears it Can you?

Any additional comments?

Best kids book I have gotten, my nine month old loves it and begs for my iPhone so he can listen to it.

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My Toddler Loves This Book!

My Toddler Loves mr Hoffman's Story Telling my son knows the story by heart he loves it and enjoys it . There's is nothing like dr Seuss books love love love I grew up with them
Now my son is enjoying all stories and he learns with every story .

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Great

I loved it but it’s really short but overall I still liked it funny to

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Horton Hears A Who!

My daughter enjoys the audiobook. We have the physical book and she follows along. She has some hearing issues and our audiologist suggested audiobooks. Thank you audible.

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You can never go wrong with Dr. Suess and

You can never go wrong with Dr. Suess. The narrator and sound effects add to the storie's enjoyability.

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Dustin Hoffman really brought this to life

I have always loved Dr Suess but wow i never really realized how vicious this book was. Dr Suess wrote about bullying before it became such a big problem in the US.

I loved the narration. my grandkids were invovled in it.

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Perfect for kids and adults alike!

Dustin Hoffman is the perfect narrator for this whimsical and heart wrenching classic. His narration is silly enough to be enjoyed by children but doesn't seem in the least condescending or irritating, in the way so many children's audio books can.

I purchased this book for a 3 year old who is incredibly high-energy and he will sit or play quietly while he listens to this on repeat! He will even ASK to listen to it! I highly recommend it for any child and to any parent who wants 15 minutes of quiet without having to plop their child in front of the TV.

Audio books are a great way to introduce your children to the world of reading and spoken word and this classic book is an excellent place to start!

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I heard a Who

Loved the narration by Dustin Hoffman, This was a beautiful performance. A cute story for any age. Worth the listen.