New. Everyone laughs when Horton the Elephant offers to sit on Mayzie bird's egg while she goes on holiday. Horton's kindness and faithfulness are sorely tested when he, and the egg, are kidnapped and sold to a circus-but his reward for being faithful is more wonderful than he could ever have dreamed! Illustrator(s): Dr. Seuss. Series: Dr. Seuss Yellow Back Book. Num Pages: 64 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AD; YBCH; YFB. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 225 x 165 x 5. Weight in Grams: 138. 2004. Rebranded ed. Paperback.....We ship daily from our Bookshop.
Seuss once again tackles a serious issure. This time he deals with adoption. Horton takes care of an egg left by a mother bird who simply wants to go on vacation. Horton raises and loves the egg. When the baby is about to hatch the mother bird returns. She wants her egg back, but Horton loves the egg. Everything works out for Horton since the egg is shown to contain an elephant bird. This is a great book showing a parent's love for an adopted child.
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