Children's Book Reading

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This is a section of the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.

Vocal Characteristics



Voice Age

Young Adult (18-35)


North American (US West Coast - California, Portland)


Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
And at that very moment we heard a loud whack From outside in the field came a sickening smack oven acts on a tree and we heard the tree fall The very last truffle, a tree of them all. No more trees, no more needs, no more work to be done. So in no time my uncles and aunts, everyone all waved me goodbye. They jumped into my cars and drove away under the smoke smug, erred stars. Now all that was left beneath the bad smelling sky was my big empty factory, The law racks and I, Lorik said, nothing just gave me a glance. Just gave me a very sad, sad backward glance as he lifted himself by the seat of his pants. And they'll never forget the grim look on his face when he hoisted himself on took leave of this place through a hole in the smog without leaving a trace and all that the Lord has left. Here in this mess was a small pile of rocks with one word, unless whatever that meant, well, I just couldn't guess that was long, long ago. But each day since that day I've sat here and worried and worried away. Through the years, while my buildings have fallen apart, I've worried about it with all of my heart. But now, said the Once ler, Now that you're here, the word of the Lorik seems perfectly clear. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.