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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Audiobook

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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Publisher's Summary

The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.

©1957, 1985 Dr. Seuss Enterprises; (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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    Jim "The Impatient" 01-02-17 Member Since 2016

    My taste differs from kid books to gory horror books.

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    "THE WARM LIGHTED WINDOWS"

    BORIS KARLOFF AND WALTER MATTHAU
    As most people know, it is an excellent story. One all children should hear over and over. I grew up loving Walter Matthau, as most people my age have. I give the book and narration five stars, but I will have to admit that Boris Karloff, who did the cartoon in the 60's is a much better narrator. As there is not a Karloff addition offered, don't deny you children access to this great story and Matthau does a good job.

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    Glenn Arlington, VA, USA 11-29-09
    Glenn Arlington, VA, USA 11-29-09
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    "Pop pop Smith"

    I bourht this for my grandchildren. I am legally blind. I am unable to read to my babies, this was absolutely perfect for what i wanted it to do. Great narrotor, great music, and good sound effects.

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    Beckieweckie 01-03-15
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    "Great book!"

    Exceeded out expectations!
    Narration was outstanding!
    Love dr Seuss books
    My daughter loves this story and said every word by heart

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 12-24-14

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    "Walter Matthau was not a great narrator."
    Would you try another book from Dr. Seuss and/or Walter Matthau?

    Dr Seuss yes. Walter Mattau no


    What did you like best about this story?

    The plot.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Walter Matthau?

    Kevin Spacey


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    He seems to be shouting through the story.

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    Heather Indianapolis, IN, United States 12-24-12
    Heather Indianapolis, IN, United States 12-24-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved it!"
    Would you listen to How the Grinch Stole Christmas again? Why?

    Yes and my daughter and I do play it over & over.. She is 5 and just loves it.


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    Sheri C Wylie, TX United States 12-30-07
    Sheri C Wylie, TX United States 12-30-07 Member Since 2015
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    "Enjoyable, but..."

    Having grown up listening to Boris Karloff's beautiful narration, Matthau's reading seemed strangely flat. However, the story is still as enjoyable as ever - a timeless classic!

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    Justin Collins 01-09-17
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    great story no matter how it is told and it great classic story bye Dr sesus

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    Lane 12-24-16
    Lane 12-24-16 Member Since 2013
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    "excellent read"

    loved it! an excellent story read by an amazing narrator. I will be ordering it for my mother for her to listen to today, 12/24.

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    Juli J. 12-18-16
    Juli J. 12-18-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Grinch's voice"

    Wonderful classic Christmas story to listen to with children, but I don't like the Grinch's voice.

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    Terri L. Friday Iowa 11-23-16
    Terri L. Friday Iowa 11-23-16

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    "love this book to no end!!!"

    this book will always be a book after my own heart. I love Dr seuss

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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