Read If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss Free Online

Ebook If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss read! Book Title: If I Ran the Circus
ISBN: 039480080X
ISBN 13: 9780394800806
The author of the book: Dr. Seuss
Edition: Random House Books for Young Readers
Date of issue: October 12th 1956
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 15.83 MB
City - Country: No data
Loaded: 1191 times
Reader ratings: 7.3

Read full description of the books:

Step right up for Dr. Seuss’s classic rhyming picture-book tale of young Morris McGurk’s big circus dreams. This circus has more than a mere lion tamer and trapeze artist! At the Circus McGurkus, you’ll be intrigued by the wink-hooded Hoodwink, terrified by the Spotted Atrocious, and amazed by the daring feats of the great Sneelock. And these are just a few of the astonishing things you’ll find under this big top. Told with the humor and originality that are synonymous with Dr. Seuss, If I Ran the Circus is a crowd-pleasing showstopper!

Download If I Ran the Circus PDF If I Ran the Circus PDF
Download If I Ran the Circus ERUB If I Ran the Circus PDF
Download If I Ran the Circus DOC If I Ran the Circus PDF
Download If I Ran the Circus TXT If I Ran the Circus PDF

Read information about the author

Ebook If I Ran the Circus read Online! Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 2 March 1904 in Springfield, MA. He graduated Dartmouth College in 1925, and proceeded on to Oxford University with the intent of acquiring a doctorate in literature. At Oxford he met Helen Palmer, who he wed in 1927. He returned from Europe in 1927, and began working for a magazine called Judge, the leading humor magazine in America at the time, submitting both cartoons and humorous articles for them. Additionally, he was submitting cartoons to Life, Vanity Fair and Liberty. In some of his works, he'd made reference to an insecticide called Flit. These references gained notice, and led to a contract to draw comic ads for Flit. This association lasted 17 years, gained him national exposure, and coined the catchphrase "Quick, Henry, the Flit!"

In 1936 on the way to a vaction in Europe, listening to the rhythm of the ship's engines, he came up with And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, which was then promptly rejected by the first 43 publishers he showed it to. Eventually in 1937 a friend published the book for him, and it went on to at least moderate success.

During WW II, Geisel joined the army and was sent to Hollywood. Captain Geisel would write for Frank Capra's Signal Corps Unit (for which he won the Legion of Merit) and do documentaries (he won Oscar's for Hitler Lives and Design for Death). He also created a cartoon called Gerald McBoing-Boing which also won him an Oscar.

In May of 1954, Life published a report concerning illiteracy among school children. The report said, among other things, that children were having trouble to read because their books were boring. This inspired Geisel's publisher, and prompted him to send Geisel a list of 400 words he felt were important, asked him to cut the list to 250 words (the publishers idea of how many words at one time a first grader could absorb), and write a book. Nine months later, Geisel, using 220 of the words given to him published The Cat in the Hat, which went on to instant success.

In 1960 Bennett Cerf bet Geisel $50 that he couldn't write an entire book using only fifty words. The result was Green Eggs and Ham. Cerf never paid the $50 from the bet.

Helen Palmer Geisel died in 1967. Theodor Geisel married Audrey Stone Diamond in 1968. Theodor Seuss Geisel died 24 September 1991.

Also worked under the pen name:
Theo Le Sieg

Reviews of the If I Ran the Circus


A book that has changed and continues to change my life for the better!


The best ... And the most interesting, bright, fascinating ...


The most favorite book of all books


Interesting read for true fans


This book is holding in tensions until the end!

Add a comment

Download EBOOK If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss Online free

PDF: if-i-ran-the-circus.pdf If I Ran the Circus PDF
ERUB: if-i-ran-the-circus.epub If I Ran the Circus ERUB
DOC: if-i-ran-the-circus.doc If I Ran the Circus DOC
TXT: if-i-ran-the-circus.txt If I Ran the Circus TXT