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You're Only Old Once!

Seuss (Book - 1986 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
You're Only Old Once!
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Random House, Inc.
With his unmistakable rhymes and signature illustration style, Dr. Seuss creates a classic picture-book ode to aging in You're Only Old Once! On a visit to "the Golden Years Clinic on Century Square for Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair," readers will laugh with familiar horror at the poking and prodding and testing and ogling that go hand in hand with the dreaded appellation of "senior citizen." Though Dr. Seuss is known for his peerless work in books for children, this comical look at what it's like to get older is ideal for Seuss fans of advanced years. In his own words, this is "a book for obsolete children." A perfect gift for retirement, birthdays, and holidays!

Baker & Taylor
Dr. Seuss's elderly Everyman travels, in rhyme and illustrations, along the Golden Years Clinic's assembly line of medical tests and questions, meeting Miss Becker of Stethescope Row, Dr. Pollen, Dietician Van Eiffel, and others

Authors: Seuss, Dr
Statement of Responsibility: by Dr. Seuss
Title: You're only old once!
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1986
Characteristics: [45] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
LCCN: 85020495
ISBN: 0394553950
0394551907
Research Call Number: JFF 86-1082
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Apr 25, 2012
  • Albertasaurus rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

As an "obsolete child", I loved it. I'm particularly taken with the "Pill Drill" - All obsolete children should read it - I bought it for my dad years ago!!

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