The king's stilts
A seventy-five-year-old King gets new vintage cover art for his anniversary! Celebrate the 75th birthday of Dr. Seuss's classic treatise on the importance of a balanced life with our Anniversary Edition featuring cover art from the books original publication! A Seussian spin on a conventional fairy tale, The King's Stilts is as topical today as when it was first published in 1939. It's the story of a devoted king who works hard and plays hard--and whose entire kingdom is threatened when his beloved stilts are stolen and he is too distraught to do his job. Written in prose instead of rhyme (unlike Seuss's later works), The King's Stilts nevertheless addresses subjects that we know Dr. Seuss was passionate about throughout his life: duty (as in Horton Hears a Who and Horton Hatches the Egg ); the abuse of power (as in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins and Yertle the Turtle ); deceit (as in The Bippolo Seed and How the Grinch Stole Christmas) --and even cats (as in The Cat in the Hat and I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today )! A perfect way to introduce new readers to an old classic, or to reward existing fans with a collectible new edition. Follow the Good Doctor's advice: After a hard day of work, have fun with a great book like The King's Stilts !
Tom Joy Elementary - Everyone
9780394800820 (hbk.), 0394800826 (hbk.)
AD: Adult Directed
When the King's stilts are stolen and hidden, and he can no longer enjoy his play hour, the whole kingdom is threatened with destruction until a page boy bravely saves the day.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,LG,4.1,0.5,9033.
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,4.6,3.0,16505.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
APA Citation (style guide)
Seuss. (1967). The king's stilts. New York: Random House.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)
Seuss. 1967. The King's Stilts. New York: Random House.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)
Seuss, The King's Stilts. New York: Random House, 1967.MLA Citation (style guide)
Seuss. The King's Stilts. New York: Random House, 1967. Print.
Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Grouped Work ID:
|Last File Modification Time||Nov 18, 2019 11:32:51 PM|
|Last Grouped Work Modification Time||Jan 18, 2020 11:32:20 PM|
|LEADER||01572nam a2200409 i 4500|
|008||030505s1967 nyua j 000 1 eng d|
|020|||a 9780394800820 (hbk.)|
|020|||a 0394800826 (hbk.)|
|040|||a MnBnMLM|b eng|c MnBnMLM|e rda|d MnBnMLM|
|050||0||4|||a PZ8.G326|b Ki 1967|
|082||0||4|||a [E]|2 23|
|092|||a E Seu|
|100||1|||a Seuss,|c Dr,|e author,|e illustrator.|
|245||1||4|||a The king's stilts /|c written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss.|
|264||1|||a New York :|b Random House,|c |
|300|||a 48 unnumbered pages :|b illustrations (some color) ;|c 29 cm|
|336|||a text|2 rdacontent|
|336|||a still image|2 rdacontent|
|337|||a unmediated|2 rdamedia|
|338|||a volume|2 rdacarrier|
|520|||a When the King's stilts are stolen and hidden, and he can no longer enjoy his play hour, the whole kingdom is threatened with destruction until a page boy bravely saves the day.|
|521||8|||a AD 670|b Lexile.|
|526||0|||a Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS|b LG|c 4.1|d 0.5|z 9033.|
|526||0|||a Reading Counts RC|c 4.6|d 3.0|z 16505.|
|650||1|||a Kings, queens, rulers, etc.|v Fiction.|
|650||1|||a Fairy tales.|
|655||7|||a Picture books.|2 lcgft|
|949|||b MK10233087|c E Seu|h 24495|j 24495|l JEVERY|m SBK|s SP|p 16.99|w 0|x 20191118|t 20191118|q LDR|r LDR|v 0|y 20191118|z 0|
|998||4|||a LDR0906 20191021142613 LLOR |b LDR0906 20191118071308 MNPS |b LDR0906 20191021142613 LLOR|