How the Grinch stole Christmas

Seuss

Book - 2007

The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway. Includes commentary and notes about the author and the story.

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Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
New York : Random House c2007.
Edition
50th anniversary ed
Language
English
Physical Description
85 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9780375838477
0375838473
9780375938474
0375938478
Main Author
Seuss (-)
Other Authors
Charles D. Cohen (-)
  • How the Grinch stole Christmas!
  • Christmas and Dr. Seuss
  • Grinch
  • Max
  • Whos
  • Endnotes
  • Image credits.
Review by Publishers Weekly Reviews

Half a century after it was first published, Dr. Seuss's holiday classic returns in How the Grinch Stole Christmas Anniversary Edition: A 50th Anniversary Retrospective, which includes 32 pages of commentary by Charles Cohen, as well as behind-the-story artwork and photographs. In addition to the familiar tale, readers will be treated to "Grinch" cover art from around the globe, the history and development of the character, the Whos, and of course the dog, Max. (Random, $24.99 96p ages 6-9 ISBN 9780-375-83847-7; Sept.) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway. Includes commentary and notes about the author and the story.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Tracing the evolution of the Grinch, his dog Max, and the inhabitants of Who-ville throughout the years, this 50th anniversary edition of the classic Christmas story features commentary, footnotes, archival images, and rare holiday poems and stories.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway, in a volume that includes commentary and notes about the author and the story.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Includes Dr. Seuss's beloved Christmas story—plus 32-pages of commentary and archival images!Inside this very special anniversary edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, you'll find the complete, original text and illustrations by Dr. Seuss, along with 32 fascinating pages of commentary and archival images, written and compiled by renowned Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen. In chatty, conversational style, Cohen reflects upon Dr. Seuss's changing view of Christmas over the years and traces the evolution of the Grinch, his dog Max, and the inhabitants of Who-ville. Also together for the first time are three rarely seen Seuss holiday offerings: "Perfect Present," a poem about the fluff-footed, frizzle-topped, three-fingered Zift and why it makes the ideal gift; "The Hoobub and the Grinch," a story about a con artist Grinch who sells pieces of green string; and the spiritually compelling painting and poem "A Prayer for a Child." Ideal for Seuss fans and book collectors, it makes a perfect gift for the whole family!