I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew

I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew

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Random House, Inc.
A perennial favorite and a perfect gift for anyone starting a new phase in their life!

Dr. Seuss tackles the struggles of everyday life’s—difficult people, bullies, bad weather, political unrest, even crowds—in the rhyming picture book I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew. When our hero stubs his toe, he decides to find a less troublesome place to live. Soon he's off on a journey "to the City of Solla Sollew, on the banks of the beautiful River Wah-Hoo, where they never have troubles! At least, very few." But between his encounters with the Midwinter Jicker and the Perilous Poozer of Pompelmoose Pass, he soon finds out that confronting his problems might actually be easier than running away from them. A funny story that can be read purely for entertainment, I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew is ideal for sparking discussions. It’s message—that the best way to deal with an obstacle is by tackling it head-on—makes this an perfect gift for all ages and occasions—especially graduations! Available for a limited time only with a peel-off 50th Anniversary Sticker on the cover, Seuss fans of all ages will find Solla Sollew an inspiring book to read again and again.

Baker & Taylor
In a golden oldie from Dr. Seuss, a young fellow searches for Solla Sollew, a city "where they never have troubles! At least, very few." Reissue.

& Taylor

Looking for a nicer place to live, the native of the Valley of Vung sets out for Solla Sollew

Publisher: New York : Random House, 1993, 1965
ISBN: 9780394800929
Branch Call Number: PIC Seuss 1993
Characteristics: 1 volume (chiefly color illustrations) ; 29 cm
Audience: Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.6 0.5 9030


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Jul 19, 2018

One of the most enjoyable Seuss books.

Mar 22, 2017

We were fans of Dr. Seuss.. but this book is not good at all! One said that the message is a great one. I don't think so. We should not teach children to arm their selves with a bat. That's not a solution!

Sep 27, 2014

This book was a bit reminiscent of Alexander and the No Good Very Bad Day where bad days happen, but don't they happen to all of us?
In this book by Dr. Seuss, the character is having a rough time in his town so when he is enticed by another to find a better land where nothing bad ever happens, he goes on a journey to find the place. The problem is, everything bad that could happen along the way does. When he finally arrives, he realizes that being home is not such a bad thing. He returns, but arms himself against the bad things that may come his way.

This book is one of the longer Dr. Seuss books so it may need more than one sitting to finish it. The message is a great one. Bad things can and will happen wherever you are. Instead of running, prepare yourself to stand up against these bad things. This book is full of Dr. Seuss' standard nonsensical prose and illustrations that make him the wonderful author he is.

Jun 02, 2008

It's about a life's journey and what happens at the destination. One of my favourite Seuss books of all time.


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Sep 27, 2014

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