I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories

I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories

by Dr. Seuss


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A lesser-known collection of classic Dr. Seuss stories turns 50!

This collection of three rhyming stories by Dr. Seuss features a whole litter of Cat in the Hat-like cats! In "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!" a boastful cat bites off more than he can chew in the shape of 30 tigers; in "King Louie Katz"—a tale about tails—a single cat challenges authority and creates a more "demo-catic" society; and in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," a cat thinks up something so wild, she needs to un-thunk it! Beautifully illustrated in ink and watercolor, this quirky collection of Seussian silliness will be a welcome gift to Dr. Seuss fans of all ages, and features a peel-off 50th Anniversary Edition sticker on the front cover.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394800943
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 09/28/1969
Series: Classic Seuss Series
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 161,726
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL—aka Dr. Seuss—is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

Date of Birth:

March 2, 1904

Date of Death:

September 4, 1991

Place of Birth:

Springfield, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

La Jolla, California


B.A., Dartmouth College, 1925; Oxford University (no degree)

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I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today, and Other Stories 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
PigOfHappiness on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
If you've ever bragged about your ability to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks, this book is for you! Using his characteristic humor, Dr. Seuss presents stories told by the Cat in the Hat. Definitely worth checking out! Appropriate for kindergarten and beyond...
yarb on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Seuss's geyser of genius glupps forth tart tales of front, feudalism and the fidgets.
Thorne2112 More than 1 year ago
One of Dr. Seuss' less ambitious works.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was ganna be a stupid book. But it went from low tigers to high to low! It gave me a laugh! It includes two stories, From DR. Seuss!!!!!!