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Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? - Dr Seuss

Dr. Seuss is the writer and illustrator of Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? The Classic Seuss hardcover book has sixty-four pages. Dr. Seuss’s intended audience is children between four and eight-years-old. Yet, many adults enjoy Dr. Seuss's book, too. In fact, many children will not relate to certain situations in the picture book as well as an adult.

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? begins with a very sad young character. He feels sorry for himself. In the Desert of Drize, he meets an old man who sits on a cactus. Dr. Seuss, through the old man, explains to the young person that he is lucky. Many people have troubles that the young man does not and cannot imagine.

The fun begins as Dr. Seuss uses his trademark rhymes and nonsensical words to describe the troubles of others. Harry Haddow has no shadow. Gucky Gown lives ninety miles out of town. A guy has a two-story unicycle. On Zayt Highway Eight the traffic is terrible. Ga-Zair has a bedroom on the top of one house and his bathroom is in another at the top of it.

Children will love the rhyming verse and the colorful pictures. They love to repeat the silly names. Dr. Seuss uses a less traditional way to brighten young lives. We(kids and adults) usually ignore the old admonition, “There is someone worse off than you.”

Adults will appreciate the picture book because they, not children, have problems with traffic jams or bathrooms on different levels of a house. In snarling traffic jams, children fight and yell to further stress adults. Stairs do not bother children. Kids zip up and down steps like a tornado.

Dr. Seuss’s Did Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? is a fun picture book for kids and adults. The hilarious characters and their difficulties will have the reader forgetting their own troubles. Smiles will replace frowns after just a few pages. No problems! Just enjoy the hardcover story book like any other Dr. Seuss classic book.

"Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere." - Mary Schmich

List of Dr. Seuss Classic Books

And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, 1937
Bartholomew and the Oobleck, 1949
The Butter Battle Book, 1984
Cat in the Hat, 1957
Cat in the Hat Comes Back, 1958
Cat's Quizzer, The
Daisy-Head Mayzie
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? 1973
Dr. Seuss ABC, 1963
Dr. Seuss Sleep Book, 1962
The Five Hundred Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, 1938
The Foot Book, 1968
Fox in Socks, 1965
Great Day for Up! 1974
Green Eggs and Ham, 1960
Happy Birthday to You, 1959
Hop on Pop, 1963
Horton Hatches the Egg, 1940
Horton Hears a Who, 1954
How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 1957
Hunches in Bunches, 1982
I Am Not Going to Get up Today!, 1987
I Can Draw It Myself: By Me, Myself with a Little Help from My Friend Dr. Seuss, 1970
I Can Lick Thirty Tigers Today & Other Stories, 1969
I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!, 1978
I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew, 1992
If I Ran the Circus, 1956
If I Ran the Zoo, 1950
King's Stilts, 1939
The Lorax, 1971
McElligot's Pool, 1947
Marvin K. Mooney, Will You Please Go Now, 1972
Mister Brown Can Moo, Can You, 1970
My Book About Me, 1969
Oh, Say Can You Say?, 1979
Oh, the Places You'll Go!, 1990
Oh! The Thinks You Can Think!, 1975
On Beyond Zebra, 1955
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish, 1960
Scrambled Eggs Super!, 1953
The Seven Lady Godivas, 1987
Shape Of Me And Other Stuff, 1973
Sneetches And Other Stories, 1969
There's a Wocket in My Pocket! 1974
Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose, 1948
Wet Pet, Dry Pet, Your Pet, My Pet
Yertle the Turtle & Other Stories, 1958
You're Only Old Once

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