The Butter Battle Book: (New York Times Notable Book of the Year) (Classic Seuss)
"Dr. Seuss chronicles the feud between the Yooks and the Zooks from slingshots through sophisticated weaponry, until each side has the capacity to destroy the world. The language amuses, the drawings are zesty and humorous, and the demand for this book will be large."--School Library Journal.... show more
"Dr. Seuss chronicles the feud between the Yooks and the Zooks from slingshots through sophisticated weaponry, until each side has the capacity to destroy the world. The language amuses, the drawings are zesty and humorous, and the demand for this book will be large."--School Library Journal. "Provocative, packs an allegorical punch. The parade of increasingly elaborate (and ridiculous) armaments makes a telling point."--Booklist.
Publish date: 1984-01-12
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 56
Edition language: English
I did not read this book until high school, a good time to be introduced to the ideas behind the Butter Battle. Like You're Only Old Once!, this book is more for adults than children. I use to think they were outliers but after reading Dr. Seuss Goes to War, I learned he had a history of political c...
Genre: War / Food / Satire Year Published: 1984 Year Read: 1996 Being a huge fan of Dr. Seuss’ works over the years, I was in that mode where I wanted to read everything that was written by him and I remembered reading “The Butter Battle Book” many years ago when I was little. Well, I stum...
Fantastic book for kids! So imaginative and creative. Easy read that children will find delightful!Dr. Seuss is always brilliant! His stories and rhymes are fun and entertaining! Some of my all time favorites!! Such a great way to entertain children and get them interested in reading!
Just read this to my kiddos. Son said he didn't like the ending. He asked, "Did someone rip a page out?" No, you've just entered a sometimes painful land known as Cliffhanger. LOL. But they both enjoyed it up to that point, discussing and dissecting the story as only children know how. I think, once...
I don't believe I've ever met anyone who eats their bread butter side down. What a bizarre thing to do. Makes me mad just thinking about it! Seriously though, what an interesting little story - told in the typical engaging lyrical rhyming Seussical fashion - an obvious allegory for intolerance an...