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Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories


by Dr. Seuss

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories Resources


Democratize It

What is democracy? NPR readers had a bit to say about that. And Yertle the Turtle made the list.

In a Very Particular Order

This nifty timeline will help you get all your Seusses in a row.

Hey, Kids! Learning Is Fun!

No, seriously, it is with this full-on, interactive, graphics-filled Seuss spectacular.

Movie or TV Productions

Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

John Lithgow as narrator? Dr. Seuss as writer? Does it get any better?

Articles and Interviews

The mysterious Seuss comes out of his shell.

Dr. Seuss rarely gave interviews, which is why we're lucky to get this brief inside glimpse here.


Audrey Seuss

What would it have been like to be married to Dr. Seuss? The answer is as interesting as a Dr. Seuss story.

On the Third Rock From the Sun…

…John Lithgow narrates Yertle. Imperiously.

Just Who Was Dr. Seuss?

This 2003 documentary gets us closer to the man than ever before. And better yet, all 9 parts are available on YouTube. And there was great rejoicing in the land!


Red Hot Chili Peppers do Yertle the Turtle

It's true, even rebellious rock bands love what Yertle the Turtle has to say. Listen to Anthony Kiedis rap it out.

Yertle Gets All Technological on Us

Want to read Yertle on an iPad with a little help from a professional narrator? Yeah, there's an app for that.

The Return of John Lithgow

Get all that good John Lithgowness without the Yertle visuals.


The Man, the Legend, the Stamp

You can trust the mail will get where it needs to go (whimsically) with Dr. Seuss on the front.

Power on a T-Shirt

Show all of your friends just how powerful you are by putting Yertle on your t-shirt.

These Birds Aren't Vain

When the National Youth Theater tackles Gertrude McFuzz, it's color and flare as far as the eye can see.

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