If I Ran the Circus

If I Ran the Circus

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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!

Publisher: New York, NY : Random House, [1956]
Copyright Date: ©1956
ISBN: 9780394800806
Branch Call Number: SEU
Characteristics: 64 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm


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Oct 10, 2016

Love it. I especially like the parts about Mr Sneelock. Wonderful drawings, great words, lots of imagination.

Amalia Trusca
May 18, 2011

I think I can speak good english, after 20 years, but I couldnt understand this book. At some point, I thought about asking my son 5 yrs old, if he gets anything that I am reading. He immediately said NO.
Very hard to understand - it's not in plain english!!

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