Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Book - 1973
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Compared to the problems of some of the creatures the old man describes, the boy is really quite lucky.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1973]
ISBN: 9780394927190
0394927192
9780394827193
0394827198
Branch Call Number: E SEU
Characteristics: 47 p. col. illus. 29 cm

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Qwfwq
Oct 08, 2015

If you must read this book
then you're very lucky
You don't have to read
a book twelve times more yucky.

True, there are no zombies
or heroes heroic
instead there's philosophy
(they tell me it's "stoic").

So if you don't like it
don't stomp, yell, and curse
just try to remember -
it could have been worse.

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mmcbeth29
Dec 12, 2014

I love this book! In this story, a boy walking through the desert meets a guru sitting on top of cactus. He tells the boy that when he thinks things are bad he should think about how lucky he is because so many people are "muchly much-much more unlucky than you." All the examples the guru gives are nonsensical so you don't feel dragged down by sad stories.

Any book that tells children to look on the bright side is a great message. This book is advertized for grades k-4. The story is more mature so this age range is perfect. Younger children would not understand the examples given by the guru. A fun and loveable book by Seuss!

vernessa7 Jul 03, 2013

Being lucky is wonderful by Michael

YogiMumma Jul 16, 2012

Too long for my boys.

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mmcbeth29
Dec 12, 2014

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 10

vernessa7 Jul 03, 2013

vernessa7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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