Horton Hears A Who!

Horton Hears A Who!

Book - 1982
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Horton the elephant tries to protect some very small persons who live in a speck of dust, even though all of the other animals do not believe that they exist.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1982
ISBN: 9780394800783
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. ;,29 cm


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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

I start drawing, and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end, I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

Fun is good.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

Adults are obsolete children.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

A person's a person, no matter how small.


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Oct 04, 2016

An absolute classic! (And a cool movie was made out of it too). Horton is an elephant who hears a cry for help on a speck of dust. He promises to protect the tiny people on there, despite some interference from some malicious folk, because "A person's a person, no matter how small." Delightful and heartwarming. An absolute must.

Jun 18, 2016

This is one of the longer Dr Seuss books and will be best for slightly older children, but it's an excellent story with a worthwhile moral ("just because you can't see something, doesn't mean it isn't there").

Jun 09, 2015

Love this book this book was the best dr.seuss book

Veepea Dec 29, 2011

Incredibly, I have a friend who had never heard of "Horton Hears a Who!"! I took it upon myself to introduce her to it, just so she could get the reference to a shirt that I have which has Horton holding a Tardis ;)

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Jun 25, 2008

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 12, 2012

The book tells the story of Horton the Elephant who, in the afternoon of May 15 while splashing in a pool located in the Jungle of Nool, hears a small speck of dust talking to him. Horton discovers that the speck of dust is actually a tiny planet, home to a microscopic community called Whoville, where the Whos reside. The Whos are led by a character known as the Mayor.


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