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But Gerald's weird and wonderful globe-trotting safari doesn't end a moment too soon: "young McGrew's made his mark. He's built a zoo better than Noah's whole Ark!" Some of the text and illustrations--imaginative as they are--are obviously dated, such as the following passage: "I'll hunt in the mountains of Zomba-ma-Tant/ With helpers who all wear their eyes at a slant,/ And capture a fine fluffy bird called the Bustard/ Who only eats custard with sauce made of mustard." And your children may be the first to recognize that attitudes have changed since the xenophobic '50s. But that doesn't mean this tale need be discarded; instead, it should be discussed. Ironically, Seuss was trying here--in his wild, explosive, and sometimes careless manner--to celebrate the joys of unconventionality and the bliss of liberation! (Ages 4 to 8)
according to amazon's book review , in Dr Suess's globe trotting the 'xenophia'(i.e.s fesr of what is foreign and strange and often a culture is ascribed as an unreal stereotyped... Read morePublished 1 month ago by abj
SUGGESTIONS ARE NOT MEANT TO BE INSTRUCTIONAL. DO NOT TRY ANY OF THIS IN ZOO TYCOON. NOT WRITTEN BY A REAL DOCTOR.Published 1 month ago by Nicky Dover