The Lorax is a children's book written by Dr. Seuss and first published in It chronicles the plight of the environment and the Lorax, who speaks for the trees against the Once-ler. As in most Dr. Seuss works, most of the creatures mentioned are original to the book. Plot - Reception - Controversy - Adaptations. THE LORAX ~Dr. Seuss. At the far end of town where the Grickle-grass grows and the wind smells slow-and-sour when it blows and no birds ever sing excepting. "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot nothing is going to get better It's not." Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty.
In this cautionary rhyming tale (printed on recycled paper) we learn of the Once-ler, who came across a valley of Truffula Trees and Brown Bar-ba-loots, and how his harvesting of the tufted trees changed the landscape forever. It was Dr Seuss's favourite book and one that was much discussed for its In it the Lorax, who “speaks for the trees”, pops up from a. “The Lorax” is one of Dr. Seuss' most memorable books as it is about the importance of taking care of all of the trees in the world. “The Lorax” may have some.
Long before “going green” was mainstream, Dr. Seuss's Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the See all books by Dr. Seuss. TEACHING GUIDE. ABOUT THIS BOOK Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned.