The ending of Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose shares a lot in common with several of the endings of Aesop's famed fables. They both have lessons to be learned, and they both revolve around a little something called comeuppances.

Let's start with the lesson learned. After having half the forest move into his antlers and not saying a word, Thidwick the big-hearted moose finds himself on the wrong side of Lake Winna-Bango, starved and exhausted without a morsel of moose-moss to munch. Then the Harvard Club Hunters come along and start shooting at Thidwick. After an animated chase, the hunters finally corner Thidwick.

At this point, Thidwick's "guests" have almost killed him a few times over, and Thidwick decides he's had enough. He also remembers that today is the day his antlers are supposed to shed, so the new ones can grow. Throwing the antlers at the hunters, Thidwick declares:

The ending of Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose shares a lot in common with several of the endings of Aesop's famed fables. They both have lessons to be learned, and they both revolve around a little something called comeuppances.

Let's start with the lesson learned. After having half the forest move into his antlers and not saying a word, Thidwick the big-hearted moose finds himself on the wrong side of Lake Winna-Bango, starved and exhausted without a morsel of moose-moss to munch. Then the Harvard Club Hunters come along and start shooting at Thidwick. After an animated chase, the hunters finally corner Thidwick.

At this point, Thidwick's "guests" have almost killed him a few times over, and Thidwick decides he's had enough. He also remembers that today is the day his antlers are supposed to shed, so the new ones can grow. Throwing the antlers at the hunters, Thidwick declares:

Join one of Dr. Seuss's most giving characters in the classic picture book Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose. Poor Thidwick's generosity proves the adage that no good deed goes unpunished, and soon everyone, from a tiny Bingle Bug to a huge bear, is taking advantage of our antlered hero. With Seuss's rhyming text and endearing illustrations, this beloved story about a kindhearted moose and the bullies that make a home on his horns is an ideal way to introduce children to the invaluable concept of self-respect.


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The ending of Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose shares a lot in common with several of the endings of Aesop's famed fables. They both have lessons to be learned, and they both revolve around a little something called comeuppances.

Let's start with the lesson learned. After having half the forest move into his antlers and not saying a word, Thidwick the big-hearted moose finds himself on the wrong side of Lake Winna-Bango, starved and exhausted without a morsel of moose-moss to munch. Then the Harvard Club Hunters come along and start shooting at Thidwick. After an animated chase, the hunters finally corner Thidwick.

At this point, Thidwick's "guests" have almost killed him a few times over, and Thidwick decides he's had enough. He also remembers that today is the day his antlers are supposed to shed, so the new ones can grow. Throwing the antlers at the hunters, Thidwick declares:

Join one of Dr. Seuss's most giving characters in the classic picture book Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose. Poor Thidwick's generosity proves the adage that no good deed goes unpunished, and soon everyone, from a tiny Bingle Bug to a huge bear, is taking advantage of our antlered hero. With Seuss's rhyming text and endearing illustrations, this beloved story about a kindhearted moose and the bullies that make a home on his horns is an ideal way to introduce children to the invaluable concept of self-respect.


  • Books, eBooks & Audio > > Children's Books > > Picture Books
  • Homeschool > > Supplemental > > Books & Classic Literature
  • Kids & Toys > > Children's Books > > Picture Books
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