The King's Stilts

The King's Stilts

Book - 1967
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The King wears his stilts every day after work until they are stolen by a wicked man. Then the Nizzards invade the country until Eric, his page boy, finally recovers the stilts and the country is saved.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 1967
Copyright Date: ©1939
ISBN: 9780394800820
0394800826
9780394900820
Branch Call Number: SEUSS
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations.

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dylankemp
Sep 06, 2016

A lovely book, about how all of us need joy.

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mmcbeth29
Sep 18, 2014

"And when they played they really played. And when they worked they really worked." This book was a timeless message about needing playtime in your day in order to feel strong and healthy when it is time to work.

This book was longer than I expected it to be. It was long enough to split into very short chapters so it is not a very fast read for little children. It is also written at the 4th grade reading level. Therefore I believe they need to bump up their age recommendation to at least 2nd grade.

The illustrations are mostly black and white with some red in them. Because the illustrations are so well done and are interesting, the fact that they are not in color does not take away from the quality in any way.

This is another wonderful Dr. Seuss book that teaches a necessary message.

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IrishMoon
Jan 11, 2014

Another great Dr Seuss classic!

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Sep 18, 2014

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