“SAID A BOOK-READING PARROT NAMED HOOEY, ‘THE WORDS IN THIS BOOK ARE ALL PHOOEY'”
SEUSS, Dr. Oh Say Can You Say? (New York): Beginner Books, (1979). Octavo, original glazed pictorial pink paper boards. $750.
First edition of Dr. Seuss’ book of “terrible tongue twisters.”
Geisel dedicated this Beginner Book to "his younger stepdaughter, who… had inherited her mother's knack for tossing off tongue twisters" (Morgan, 240). Issued without dust jacket. Younger & Hirsch 60.