From Alice and Abe to Zeb and Zipper, an alphabetical array of guests turns out for the biggest birthday party ever. But Hooper Humperdink isn't on the guest list! Young readers will enjoy finding out why in this extravaganza of names from A to Z. This title belongs to the Bright and Early Beginner Book series, developed by Dr. Seuss especially for "Beginning Beginners" - preschool children on the threshhold of learning to read. Using an exuberant combination of bright, bold pictures and rhythmic rhyme, Dr. Seuss introduces simple stories and concepts, adding a large helping of zany humour to help the youngest child make the all important connection between word and picture. Originally published under the pseudonym of Theo LeSieg, Hooper Humperdink...? Not Him! is being relaunched with a stylish new cover design which reveals, for the first time, the true identity of the author - Dr. Seuss himself!