the Places You'll Go! by
Dr. Seuss (Books)
~ Editorial Reviews:
Inspirational yet honest, and always rhythmically rollicking,
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
is a perfect sendoff for children, 1 to 100, entering any new phase of
their lives. Kindergartners, graduate students, newlyweds, newly
employeds--all will glean shiny pearls of wisdom about the big,
bountiful future. The incomparable
rejoices in the potential everyone has to fulfill their wildest dreams:
"You'll be on your way up! / You'll be seeing great sights! / You'll
join the high fliers / who soar to high heights." At the same time, he
won't delude the starry-eyed upstart about the pitfalls of life: "You
can get all hung up / in a prickle-ly perch. / And your gang will fly
on. / You'll be left in a Lurch."
But fear not!
with his inimitable illustrations and exhilarating rhymes, is convinced
("98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed") that success is imminent. As long as
you remember "to be dexterous and deft. And NEVER mix up your right foot
with your left," things should work out. (All ages)