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One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

by Dr. Seuss
 Table of Contents

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Lines 143-257 Summary

Creature-Palooza 

  • Let's check in with the kiddies, shall we? They're pumped to make the acquaintance of some seriously kooky creatures.
  • The boy and girl see a Nook, a creature with a hook on his head that connects to a cookbook (143-150). Well that's handy, we guess.
  • The Nook tries to cook, but he cannot read. Okay, maybe not so handy.
  • They wonder why he would have a book on a hook if that were the case (151-159). Touché.
  • But we can't linger on that little conundrum too long, because the kids have more sights to see, like some passing sheep talking a stroll in the night, as sheep are prone to do.
  • One of the kiddos claims that they would never walk; they would take a car (164-169). Obviously.
  • There is also a creature that the kid can't stand because he yells all day. (170-176). Another one is quiet, and so it's cool to have him in the house (177-180).
  • They also have a Zans in their kitchen. Why? To open cans (181-190). Duh.
  • How useful! First, bike-pushing Mike, and now can-opening Zans. We're getting kind of jealous.
  • And we're about to get more so. Let's meet some new creatures, shall we?
  • The boy likes to box, and a creature named the Gox helps him every day (190-197), all Clint Eastwood-like.
  • When the boy sings in the shower, the Ying sings, too (199-206). Two things: (1) Here's hoping he's not tone deaf, and (2) Can we join? We'll take tenor.
  • There is also one called the Yink, which has the odd habit of winking and drinking pink ink (207-221), which sounds not at all tasty, but to each his own.
  • And a Yop is a tiny creature that hops from one finger top to another (222-238). Too cute.
  • The girl has a pet with beautiful blue hair that's fun to brush and comb (239-249).
  • One pet is just simply wet, wetter than any other imaginable pet (250-257).

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