McElligot's Pool

McElligot's Pool

Book - 1947
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A boy imagines the rare and wonderful fish he might catch in McElligot's pool.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1947]
ISBN: 9780394800837
Call Number: SEUSS
Picture Book Fiction
Characteristics: [56] p. : ill. (part col.) ; 29 cm
Subjects: Boys -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Fishing -- Juvenile fiction.
Imagination -- Juvenile fiction.
Optimism -- Juvenile fiction.
Fishing stories.
Stories in rhyme -- Juvenile fiction.


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Nov 02, 2020

I really enjoyed reading McElligot’s Pool, by Dr. Seuss. I thought that it was creative and clever, and absolutely loved Seuss’ delivery. The rhyming is always so much fun to read, and I particularly enjoyed this book’s illustrations. The story line itself was very unique and interesting. I love the imaginative nature of the main character, which I think will be relatable to young readers. The imagination adds a sense of wonder to the story, which is always intriguing and enjoyable to read. I thought that Seuss did a great job with this story, and I would definitely recommend that other readers give it a try! @PenelopeScriptor of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Aug 01, 2018

Really loved this Seuss story! Great for fishers and for anyone that likes to imagine unseen worlds!

Jul 12, 2018

What a great book! Another Seuss classic!!!!

Aug 04, 2015

Funny book

JewelMcLatchy Aug 11, 2012

A fantastic Seuss book about the power of believing in "might" and the strength of a young boy's imagination. Love how the illustrations alternate between black and white and colour.


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