WHAT PET SHOULD I GET?
Hilarious, Emmy-nominated actor Rainn Wilson is beloved for his iconic role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s The Office. And lucky for listeners of ALL ages (and his over four million Twitter followers), Rainn Wilson lends his incomparable voice and comedic chops to the NEW Dr. Seuss discovery, WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? As The New York Times reported earlier this year, the long-lost manuscript “had been in a box that was discovered in the home of Dr. Seuss (otherwise known as Theodore Geisel)…In 2013, Mr. Geisel’s widow, Audrey, and longtime secretary and friend, Claudia Prescott, went through the box and found the nearly complete manuscript, along with other unpublished work.”
Paired on audio with the Dr. Seuss classic One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (which features the same brother and sister characters) read by Emmy Award-winner David Hyde Pierce, WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? captures a pivotal childhood moment—choosing a pet—and illuminates an important life lesson to all listeners: it’s hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it! Great fun when heard aloud, the rhythm and rhymes teach onomatopoeia, alliteration, syntax, and the importance of word choice. And Rainn Wilson is perfect to bring Dr. Seuss’s signature style to life in a timeless audiobook that can help lay the foundation for reading and listening skills.
WHAT PET SHOULD I GET? arrives on July 28, 2015. Available from Listening Library on CD and audiobook download.
Hardcover available from Random House Children’s Books.
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Rainn Wilson previously narrated several stories for the audiobook edition of B.J. Novak’s One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories, and will narrate his own forthcoming memoir, The Bassoon King, available this November.
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