If I Ran the Zoo by Dr Seuss 1950

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If I Ran the Zoo is a children's book written by Dr. Seuss in 1950. The book was the fourth post-war children’s book written in anapestic tetrameter.

It tells the story of a child named Gerald McGrew who, when visiting a zoo, finds that the exotic animals are "not good enough".

If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss is an excellent addition to your vintage Dr. Seuss collection or home library.


This vintage children's book is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the wear on the dust jacket.

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Book Dimensions: 11x9x1

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