Parents' Guide to

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.

Book Dr. Seuss Poetry 2011
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age 5+
Shrek plants The Bippolo Seed, which grows a Bippolo. So Wallace And Gromit plant The Cracker Seed because they have forgotten the crackers.

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This book is not just for kids; adult readers, especially those who remember some of the stories from various magazines they may have read as kids, will enjoy the collection too. As readers may expect, the rhymes and rhythms carry the tales from one crazy moment to the next as zany characters work out whatever silly situation they find themselves in. New words are created, bizarre beasts strut about the pages, and imagination carries the day. Dr. Seuss books are always fun to read aloud, and the stories in this collection are no different. Readers of all ages will find themselves picking it up more than once, and giving it voice even if no one else is in the room. Finding these lost stories is, as Cohen says, like "finding a silver box containing a Bippolo Seed."

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