Long before “going green” was mainstream, Dr. Seuss's Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. In this cautionary rhyming tale (printed on recycled paper) we learn of the Once-ler, who came across a valley of Truffula Trees and Brown Bar-ba-loots, and how his harvesting of the tufted trees changed the landscape forever. With the release of the blockbuster film version, the Lorax and his classic tale have educated a new generation of young readers not only about the importance of seeing the beauty in the world around us, but also about our responsibility to protect it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HeidiAngell - LibraryThing
I blame this lovely book for my "hippie" streak. It is why I recycle, and why I do not buy things that I do not need, why I re-use things as much as possible and why I NEVER litter!! Dr. Seuss was just ahead of his time!~ Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MeganSchneider - LibraryThing
All children should read this brilliant interpretation of how corporate greed (portrayed through the Once-ler's eyes) influences our environment, essentially ruining nature and all things dealing with ... Read full review