In a People House (Bright & Early Books)

by Theo. LeSieg (Dr. Seuss)

Other authorsRoy McKie (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 1972



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Random House Books for Young Readers (1972), Grolier Book Club Edition, 28 pages


Easy-to-read rhyme cites a number of common household items.

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LibraryThing member Mistin
"In a People House" is a cute tale of a energetic mouse that invites a bird inside the house of a human. While inside the house the mice and the bird are amazed at the many different objects the humans have. They begin having so much fun the forget the humans will return... After the encounter with
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the human the bird leaves the house knowing what humans have inside.. very cute book!
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LibraryThing member adrianneosmus
In a People House is a book about a mouse who invites a bird into a house to show him what all is in a person's house. It goes room to room and describe everything possible that anyone could or would have in their house.

I think this is a cute book. It a fun way for children to learn different
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things in a house. It also has alot of rhyming throughout the book.

You could let your class make a book of things that are in their house. You could also go through the book and pick words that rhyme or you could pick out words for each letter in the aplhabet.
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LibraryThing member dgadkins88
Rhyming patters throughout "In a People House" holds a significant measure to the entertainment displayed in the pages. This book is colorful yet easy to read for early readers. It allows children to recognize items that are in/out of the house and become familiar with them. I enjoyed reading this
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book and learned many new things.
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LibraryThing member mercedesromero
In a People House introduces young children to the different names of objects found in a house.
LibraryThing member ashtonrice
teaches kids what they can find in their house!
LibraryThing member ajsampson
This book about a mouse telloing a bird what you could find in a house. This is another book that Dr. Seuss does a great job at using ryh,ing words. This book would be a great read for beginning readers who are focusing on rhyming words.
LibraryThing member bdecossa
A mouse invites a bird inside of a family's home to show him what can be found in a people house. Some of the things that they come across while in the house are: chairs, brooms, scissors, pillows, ceilings and floors, paper, pencils, etc. And one last thing that they saw in a people house were
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LibraryThing member mhinderlie
summary: the mouse takes the bird for a tour of a "people house" and show him what you would find inside.

Genre: poetry/fantasy
LibraryThing member TamaraBronson
Pages: 26
Reading Level: 2.5

In a People House is another great Dr. Seuss book with a rhyming scheme. there are a lot of common household words that are great for beginning readers. the bright colors and matching pictures are also helpful for children to make connections between words and objects.
LibraryThing member tzarate
In A People House is another great Dr. Seuss book that uses his rhyming words to teach common household words. Great book for children that are beginning to read.
LibraryThing member amartino1208
This book is about a mouse and a bird who adventure into a people house and find many cool things. It shows what everything is and how it is used in a people house. This book teaches young children what the many things around their own house may be used for and what each one is called. Its a fun
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way to teach kids all about household items they use on a day to day adventure.
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LibraryThing member wichitafriendsschool
When a spunky mouse invites a passing bird to see what's inside a People House, chaos ensues while beginning readers learn the names of 65 common household items—and that people are generally not pleased to find mice and birds in their houses! A super simple, delightfully silly introduction to
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objects around the home—from none other than Dr. Seuss!
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28 p.; 9.31 inches



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