If I Ran the Zoo (Classic Seuss)

If I Ran the Zoo (Classic Seuss)

If I Ran the Zoo Classic Seuss Animals abound in Dr Seuss s Caldecott Honor winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he d have in his very own zoo and the adventures he ll have to go on in

  • Title: If I Ran the Zoo (Classic Seuss)
  • Author: Dr. Seuss
  • ISBN: 9780385379380
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Animals abound in Dr Seuss s Caldecott Honor winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he d have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he ll have to go on in order to gather them all Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza ma Wizza ma Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd pleaser In fact, one of Gerald s creAnimals abound in Dr Seuss s Caldecott Honor winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals he d have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he ll have to go on in order to gather them all Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza ma Wizza ma Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd pleaser In fact, one of Gerald s creatures has even become a part of the language the Nerd

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    Quite a ride in a zoo!WANTED: ZOOKEEPERBut if I ran the zoo,Said young Gerald McGrew,I’d make a few changes.That’s just what I’d do…It’s a wonderful tale about a young kid imagining what kind of animals,. every strange and oddball places around the world,he’d bring to the zoo and it that way to attract more audience to it.Illustrates quite well, again, the theme of “Dream Bigger”, but.n, the ending (I won’t tell! Don't worry!) is kinda anti-climatic for my particular taste, but [...]

    Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss, with his nonsensical words and lovable creatures? This was an adorable story of what a boy imagines he would put in his zoo if it were his, to make it the best zoo in the world. One of a kind creatures, he reasons would surely draw customers and they would be awed at his skill of obtaining (by himself) these hard to find animals from far off places.We liked this very much, and had many laughs with the story and pictures.

    While on the project of re-reading classic children's books with my nine year old brother, If I Ran The Zoo, was the third book of our expedition into Dr. Seuss's world.Exactly like all of his other books, this one was great. A little journey into weird, and extraordinary nooks all over the fantasy world with one goal, to find and capture, unique animals and bring them back to the new zoo. The Zoo McGrew, made by little Gerald McGrew, is the place to be if you are an amazing animal, or a curious [...]

    Dr. Seuss' famous trademark for his children's book are the rhyming and made-up words, which I have enjoyed in this tale. Once more, he showcased how a child's imagination is immense just like how creative Gerald McGrew is in the story.

    Mainly due to the phrase "helpers who all wear their eyes at a slant", I can not recommend this book. I was surprised and not expecting to encounter such a statement in a Dr. Seuss book. Guess that showed me. Luckily, I tend to read ahead in my mind and skipped that entire part when reading to my children. People who excuse such comments based on when the book was written annoy me. Because the book was written in 1950, that makes it ok for me to read it to my kids? I do not think so. Otherwise, [...]

    I don't believe in banning books, but I wish I had been warned about this book. There are, to me, very offensive depictions and descriptions of Asians and Africans in this book. When I turned the page and saw the "helpers who all wear their eyes at a slant", I felt as though a hand had reached up and slapped me.I love many of Dr. Seuss's books and their messages, but I'll have to let this one by. It's just too hurtful.

    I like Dr. Seuss as much as the next guy, but boy howdy does this book have some problems. First off, the whole premise of the book is upsetting. A little boy fantasizes about becoming the new zoo-keeper. He imagines capturing the most rare and unusual animals for his zoo, embarking on a hunting expedition to catch as many unusual animals as he can find. Then we start in with the racism. Specifically against Asian people."With helpers who all wear their eyes at a slant" Yeeaaah that's not okay. [...]

    While this book has some great flights of fancy and imagination, it suffers from a lack of any substance or focus to that. When you also add in that Seuss relies on some unfortunate racist caricatures for a few of his visual gags in this book, it is a hard book to recommend. Of interest to the Seuss completist, but by no means essential, and not quite something I'd feel comfortable reading to children.

    Might be a little on the long side, but the imaginative concept is terrific.The book does have some physical racial stereotyping, which has engendered some very negative emotional reactions from some readers. Certainly they are noticeable, but consider when the book was published (1950). Because our world has become so racially sensitive, are we now to set aside all books that have racial insensitivities? That would mean setting aside Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, The Color Purple, There Eyes We [...]

    "And, somehow or oth, I think I could findSome beasts of a much more un-usual kind."Gerald McGrew é um menino pequenino com ideias grandes! Se ele fosse o responsável pelo Jardim Zoológico, as coisas seriam diferentes. No livro "If I Ran the Zoo", ele conta-nos, sempre a rimar, os animais que teria no seu Jardim Zoológico e como os capturaria, descrevendo as suas características físicas, a sua personalidade, bem como os locais exóticos onde pertencem.Dr. Seuss recorre à sua imaginação [...]

    Bloody 'ell! That's me knackered now, my jaw actually hurts from reading this. The rhyming is mad, the rhyming's insane, the rhyming is bad, it's left me in pain. In this book Dr. Seuss has been at his most inventive, making up people, places, animals and all kinds of other stuff. It has been great fun reading this one and I think we'll be reading it again in a few days.

    A delightful little book written by an author who is completely at ease with rhyming and making up words. Cool illustrations included. Fun for all!

    Apparently Dr. Seuss didn't learn from his mistakes because this story follows the exact mistakes as when I read If I Ran the Circus. What got more frustrating is I read these two books back to back and I felt like ripping my ear off by the end of this book. The illustrations are marvelous as always but the same issues I had with the other book popped up in this one.We are introduced to Gerald McGrew who goes to the Zoo one day. He loves the Zoo and when he sees the Lions in a cage and a guard r [...]

    OK all the debating aside, I just didn't like this book all that much. To me it's just a long list of weird animals from places with funny names, coupled with the typical Seuss strange pictures. No real plot, just a collection of animals. At least when Seuss does something crazy like in Cat in the Hat, there's an underlying story behind all the crazy (messy things to do on a rainy day, coupled with the need to clean up very quickly). I will admit the "eyes at a slant" threw me off and I had to s [...]

    I've heard Dr.Seuss is great children author and because of that I borrowed from library some of his books. And in the last few days I've read them to my cousin who loves Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! so much that we've bought it. I wish I would have read this before reading to Kaito. I would have never chosen this book to read a loud to Asian/White child (I wouldn't choose this book for any child whatever race) . "helpers who all wear their eyes at a slant" it was like glass of cold [...]

    Dr. Seuss never fails to please us with his imagination. I got quite a day in the office and reading Dr. Seuss stuff could cheer up the atmosphere. The story about Gerald McGrew, his dreamt and wacky imagination if he could have a zoo one day, then he would make a few changes, brought a rare obsk (such a weird bird with long neck) to live with the zoo. Well, one must never get old to re-reading Dr. Seuss' masterpiece, right?

    Who doesn't love a good Dr. Seuss book?! At first, I had trouble understanding why this book was banned. It is so fun and the rhyming makes it interesting for readers. After reading it one time through, it was apparent that Gerald hunting these wild animals and taking them out of their natural habitat was the issue. Since the animals are not pictured in a sad way, it was hard to realize why this book was banned. Recently in classes and on social media I have heard/read a ton about endangered ani [...]

    Summary: Gerald McGrew has a fantasy of turning the zoo into a place of amazingly unique creatures. He lets his imagination run wild and shares exactly how the zoo would be if he were in charge.Teaching Ideas: I would use this book as a way to introduce poetry to the students. I would have the students read this book as a class, and then would have them write their own short poem about what they would do if they were in charge of the zoo.Evaluation: I think this book contains a cute story line. [...]

    Although this book is a mostly-lighthearted, imaginative tale, it is highly criticized for some racist images and phrases. Many children grow up reading Dr. Seuss tales because they are always creative and spark imagination. Other than the handful of questionable racist remarks, this book is a goofy tale filled with lots of wild and imaginative animals. However, African tribes-people are portrayed black as charcoal with little grass skirts, and a middle-eastern is portrayed with a turban, fleein [...]

    When I was in school and I made up words I was penalized. But apparently that is what made Dr. Seuss famous. Its one thing to make up words to create a new world, its another thing to do it because you couldn't find better words to use.HOD

    Summary:This book tells the story of Young Gerald McGrew and what would happen if he got the chance to run the zoo.Evaluation:This book is very funny and had some wonderful illustrations. The text only took up a little of the page and was often over a picture. I liked how this book focused on the pictures. It was a fun book that had some interesting vocabulary words.Teaching Ideas:I would use this book when I was introducing poetry to the students. I would read the book to them and let them see [...]

    Dr. Seuss uses comic/cartoons to illustrate his children’s story [If I Ran the Zoo] as his young possible zoo keeper “McGrew” rhymes his way through the many changes he would make.

    Setelah "If I ran the Circus", kali ini saya membaca "If I ran the Zoo" yang masih satu tema dengan buku yang pertama. Diceritakan disini, seorang anak kecil bernama Gerald McGrew yang pergi ke kebun binatang dan membayangkan, kalau dialah yang memiliki tempat itu, maka kebun binatang tentu tidak akan sebosan dan sekuno ini. Maksudnya, McGrew akan memenuhi kebun binatang dengan binatang-binatang aneh dari seluruh dunia(yang benar-benar aneh dan nggak masuk akal), untuk ditempatkan di kebun binat [...]

    This review was originally written for The Baby Bookworm. Visit us for new picture books reviews daily!Summer Reading Day 48: Today was a busy day, but we managed to squeeze in our book, If I Ran The Zoo by Dr. Seuss. So. I had not read this book in a very long time, but we just got a new copy of it at the library. So I thought, who doesn't love Dr. Seuss, and brought it home. For those unfamiliar, it's a story of a little boy listing all the fantastic (and fictional) creatures he would populate [...]

    There are many criticisms of the racial stereotypes in this book, but considering when it was written is useful in overcoming these. The aspect of the book that I had trouble with is the general theme. The protagonist spends time imagining all the strange, rare creatures he will capture to live in his zoo, using all means of lures and/or force to get them. Clearly, he is removing (very rare, probably endangered) animals from their native homes simply for the viewing pleasure of his customers. Al [...]

    Before reading this book, we would read the play "The Suessification of Romeo and Juliet" (see Drama section for more details). Dr. Seuss, in this book especially, loves to include made-up words in his writing in order to enhance meaning. Although this is a children's book, I think we could do a lot with words in this book. First, as we read along, I would have students keep their eyes out for specific words that they especially like. Then, at the end, I would write a list on the board of the st [...]

    If I ran the Zoo, I'd be a colonialist, too! The two Africans from the Island of Yerka look like the worst type of Jungle-Savage, with big round eyes, rings in noses, and large ears. Ouch. This comes after the page with the "helpers who wear they eyes at a slant", showing cringe-worthy Chink-type men carrying on their head a cage with a beast and the rifle holding boy. Also, some reviewers may have missed the Desert of Zind creature with the turbaned chieften. The boy narrator decides that he mi [...]

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