The Cat in the Hat (the most famous Dr. Seuss character) narrates a story about a girl named Mayzie McGrew, who mysteriously has a daisy growing from her. Daisy-Head Mayzie is the last children’s book officially written by Dr. Seuss, although he did not illustrate it, nor was it published until , after his death. Daisy-Head Mayzie has ratings and reviews. Patrick said: Years before I had kids, I taught a class on children’s literature. In preparation for.

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The principal treats her like a diseased thing that has to be isolated. A young man wishes he could get away and his wish is granted in a globetrotting, song-singing way. Also worked under the pen name: What can poor Daisy do? And somehow, the publicity agent entices Mayzie into signing. Her m This is a classic Dr.

The animation is excellent and really lives up to Theodore Geisel’s illustrations. Not surprisingly, this occurrence causes quite a reaction among her classmates, her teacher, and the principal. Joe Mathieu uncredited original print with illustrations based on the sketches by: The author writes words on the back of an envelope, decides that it needs significant work before they would ever put there name to it in public, and move on to create the fantastic books they are famous for.


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In May ofLife published a report concerning illiteracy among school children. The art isn’t the same. View all 16 comments.

It was published inas Seuss’s last book before his death. Write a customer review. Well in this case they certainly cashed in These references gained notice, and led to a contract to draw comic ads for Flit.

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Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Oh Say Can You Say? Horton the elephant agrees to watch over lazy Maisie bird’s egg while she vacations. Share this Rating Title: The attendant media buzz makes a celebrity of Mayzie and her daisy, and she learns the hard way about the high cost of fame. Seuss ‘s family after his death. And honestly, if it was just a random kid’s book, it would rank a solid ‘Meh’ from me.

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I love how each of his stories seem to have a profound social issue within them, in this case it was about a girl who forgot about her family and friends dais-head the excitement of fame and fortune because of her strange “daisy head” condition. If this weren’t posing as a Seuss book, this would be less of daosy-head issue. One great success is the daisy itself, which conveys much human emotion through its stalk, leaves and petals.

Feb 27, Michelle rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 18, Jack Kirby and the X-man kayzie it did not like it Shelves: Rhyme and meter as flawless as Seuss’s are delightfully easy to read, but they are a nightmare to write. It’s based on a partial manuscript they found in his belongings.

Dec 30, Marianne Lowe rated it it was amazing.