Picks and Pans Review: Oh, the Places You'll Go!

updated 03/05/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/05/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

"You can get all hung up/ in a prickle-ly perch./ And your gang will fly on./ You'll be left in a Lurch./ You'll come down from the Lurch/ with an unpleasant bump./ And the chances are, then,/ that you'll be in a Slump." If the rhymes don't tell you, the sentiment should: This is Dr. Seuss, in his 47th book for children. In this story about a boy setting off to face the world, the only monsters are the howling Hakken-Kraks. But the grinches and sneetches are always among us, and the Doc, who turns 86 this week, is still telling children about the joys of conquering them. Bravo, House, again. (Random $12.95—all ages

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