Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go! Theme of Awe and Amazement

Here's a question: what's it all for? Sure, exploration is difficult, and Oh, the Places You'll Go! definitely does not shy away from that fact. But the book also emphasizes that it's super important not to lose sight of all the wonders we encounter along the way. After all, this book isn't called, Oh, the Places You'll Get To When You Reach Your Final Destination! This is all about being awed and amazed as your journey unfolds. So let's hurry up and get to the awing and amazing… erhm, or, something like that.

Questions and Answers

Questions the little ones might ask and how you might respond

Q: Can we go on a hot air balloon?
A: Only if you wear a helmet.

Q:What in the world is a Hakken-Krak?
A: Oh! It's this great ice cream from Germany, oh wait, we mean the Bronx. 

Q: Why do the places I go have so many elephants?
A: Why not?

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