Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!
|Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!|
|Publication date||January 1, 1998|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover and paperback)|
|Dewey Decimal||811/.54 [E] 21|
|LC Classification||PZ8.3.G276 Hm 1998|
|Preceded by||My Many Colored Days|
|Followed by||The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories|
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! is a children's book credited to Dr. Seuss "with some help from Jack Prelutsky and Lane Smith". The book is based on verses and sketches created by Seuss before his death in 1991, and was expanded to book length and completed by writer Prelutsky and illustrator Smith for publication in 1998.
The story surrounds a school that is well liked by its students notably because of its many eccentric teachers. However, the students must make a good grade on a standardized test (which turns out in the end to be a revising test on multiple subjects they regularly learn) lest they be sent to an adjacent school, which requires uniforms to be worn and is incredibly dull.
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