A certain kid (the narrator) invites all his friends- whose names begin with all 26 letters of the alphabet- to a party at his house, except for Hooper Humperdink. Hooper Humperdink? Not him! was written under the pen name of Theo. Lesieg (the last name was Geisel–Seuss’ real name–spelled. : Hooper Humperdink.? Not Him!: The book has bumps to all the corners with wear to the spine ends. There is a small chip to the fore edge of the.

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I remember picking out which kid on each page I wanted to be Hardcover48 humperdinj. Every child had someone like this in their class I really feel this book promotes negativity, exclusivity, and unkindness in children.

As the host goes through their rhyming and alphabetical list of guest they make it clear that they do not want to invite Hooper Humperdink.

Sure, we know that Dr. Kats” for the letter “K” is so offensive! Inviting him at the last minute hardly makes up for the cruel and obvious exclusion the whole time.

Looking for beautiful books? In a People House Dr Seuss. They got a kick out of how big the party was getting and hkoper they were coming up with outlandish things to do at a party they would throw. Really, can you improve on the awesomeness of Charles E.


Feb 06, Jenny rated it did not like it Shelves: Feb 27, Emilie rated it did not like it Shelves: Although I understand why some do not like this book and while I do agree that this isn’t one of Dr.

I think this book is silly, and fun. You have to pick up the fun rhyming books by Dr. Open Preview See a Problem? Oh, what a party! Nov 10, Dolly rated it liked it Recommends it for: I give this book a 4 star rating. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I think I need to go and do an energy cleanse. Still, though, it contains the catchy rhymes Seuss is known for and some children will enjoy it. I’ll ask the Simpson sisters, too. In the end hoo;er makes the concession to let him come, but that really doesn’t excuse his behavior throughout the whole book.

Jul 16, Kara rated it it was amazing. These reports give a humperidnk break-down of everything in the book, so you’ll know just how clean it is or isn’t.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In the end, he’s invited to the party t There’s going to be a big party, but the host doesn’t want to invite Hooper Humperdink; it’s never really explained why. No offense to you Mr. Books by Theo LeSieg.


Hooper Humperdink…? Not Him!

Nobody humpfrdink to be the kid who gets left out. The Best Books of I liked the rhyming of the fun names in alphabetical order and the hyperbole of the huge party. But the kids I knew in the late s are more represented in the Charles E. Nobody wants to play with Hooper. In a culture where bullying is constantly on parent’s minds, I can’t endorse a story that encourages kids to single out and refuse to include one of their peers.

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I was expecting at least some humperdino of a lesson at the end, but was disappointed. He watches as the kids who are wanted at the party show up, but we never get to hear from him directly. It’s a tough message and a relevant message.

I would recommend this book to all children, I think they would enjoy it. I think it was partly due to the new illustrations. Home Contact Us Help Free humperfink worldwide.