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Gerald McBoing Boing

Gerald McBoing Boing

by Dr. Seuss

Gerald McCloy is a little boy who doesn't speak words but only weird sounds and who doesn't fit in until his uniqueness is recognized and affirmed.

Text Excerpt

"They say it all started when Gerald was two —
That's the age kids start talking —at least, most of them do.

Well, when he started talking, you know what he said?
He didn't talk words — he went "boing boing" instead!"

So goes the hilarious tale of a boy who was a little bit different — a tale that only Dr. Seuss could create.

 

 

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
4.1
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Golden Books
Number of Pages
24
Genre
Classics, Comedy and Humor, Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped kids learn to read.

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