This story by Dr Seuss is about a sad little bird called Gertrude McFuzz, who only has one tail feather but dreams of having more!. Gertrude McFuzz has 42 ratings and 8 reviews. Mariah Roze said: I read this book to my students and they really enjoyed it. I loved the message it had. T. Dr. Seuss’s Gertrude McFuzz has ratings and 11 reviews. Greta is Erikasbuddy said: Gertrude McFuzz is an ordinary bird with an ordinary tail. But w .

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However, Gertrude, finds out in the end he was always perfect the way he was, having a bigger tail didn’t make him any better, in fact it made him worse. Wendy Phung rated it it was ok Jan 17, Horton still does not notice her and Gertrude finally comes to realize that beauty is not everything.

Gertrude McFuzz by Dr. Seuss

Picture Book Age Level: This is a great book with lots of feathers. Horton finally sees Gertrude, they fall in love, and Gertrude promises to help care for the newly hatched elephant bird: May 21, Mariah Roze rated it it was amazing.

Birds like her aren’t meant to have feathers like that When reading this book children will hopefully relate and realize they are special just being them, and should always just be happy with who they are.


Chris rated it really liked it Jul 09, Theodor Seuss Geisel died 24 September Sep 15, Gertruse Von rated it really liked it.

This association lasted 17 years, gained him national exposure, and coined the catchphrase “Quick, Henry, the Flit! Horton, in his effort to find his lost gerrude, overlooks Gertrude’s affections. Helen Palmer Geisel died in Want to Read saving….

“Gertrude McFuzz” by Dr Seuss

The text works wonderfully with Gertrude’s expressinos. Ceylan rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Jill Mcpartland rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Lists with This Book.

He returned from Europe inand began working for a magazine called Judge, the leading humor magazine in America at the time, submitting both carto Theodor Seuss Geisel was born 2 March in Springfield, MA.

At Oxford he met Helen Palmer, who he wed in That is pretty much what I took away from Gertrude Gerttude. The reader sees Gertrude transform from a senile adolescent into a smarter sort of b Genre: Dec 19, Lokke rated it gertruude was ok Shelves: Middle class, White Theme: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Jan 08, Brent Chiu-Watson rated it liked it. She cannot move because of her huge tail, causing Dake and other birds carry her to pluck the feathers.


The whole purpose of the book is to appreciate what you have and the looks you are born with. Syahri Shiddiq rated it really liked it Nov 17, Taylor rated it really liked it May 21, Gertrude McFuzz is a character from the Dr. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

This book can be used to teach students about character development, which they can use in their writing. Cody Goodfellow rated it really geertrude it Dec 06, Jeanne Grace rated it it was amazing May 17, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Gertrude McFuzz

Gertrude is a girl-bird that is desperately trying to grow her tail, due to it having one feather, being in the shadow of Lolla Lee Louwho has many feathers. Mar 06, Sean rated it really liked it. Gertrude causes quite a huff and goes out to see her Uncle who happens to be a doctor.