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Dr. Seuss

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    American author and illustrator Dr. Seuss took the world by storm back in the 1950s with his breakthrough children’s book, the wonderfully silly The Cat in the Hat. Since then, Dr Seuss books have delighted generations of kids (and adults) the world over. 
     
    Few authors can be described as both inspiring and absurd in the same breath, but Dr. Seuss is certainly not your average writer. His fabulous illustrations, clever rhymes, toe-tapping rhythms and silly tongue twisters make his books unique.
     
    His most famous books have been adapted into countless films and stage plays and continue to sell millions of copies each year. Some of the most popular Dr Seuss films include How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Lorax and The Cat in the Hat. Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated over 60 books in his lifetime under the pen name Dr Seuss and many of them are still firm favourites with families the world over today.

    The weird and wonderful world of Dr Seuss’ characters is bound to charm children with their love of the absurd and, despite his famous statement that he never wrote stories with a moral in mind (“Kids can see a moral coming a mile off”), almost all of his stories have a life lesson hidden in them somewhere.

    Dr Seuss’ poems are incredibly silly and filled with tongue-twisters, but the rhymes are also great for kids learning to read and many books are suitable for young readers to read alone.

    There is no particular order to read the books in and they can be enjoyed at all ages. After all, you are never too old to be silly! 

    We love The Cat in the Haand Green Eggs and Ham for young children and The Lorax for older children with its environmental message. There are also plenty of Dr Seuss collections with all the popular stories. The full Dr Seuss book list is below. 

    Keep in mind one of our favourite Dr Seuss quotes:

    “The more that you read the more things you will know.
     The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” (Dr Seuss. I Can Read With My Eyes Shut)

    All the Dr Seuss books in order:

    And To Think That I Saw it On Mulberry Street (1937)
    The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (1938)
    The King’s Stilts (1939)
    Horton Hatches the Egg (1940)
    McElligot’s Pool (1947)
    Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose (1948)
    If I Ran the Zoo (1950)
    Gerald McBoing Boing (1950)
    Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (1950)
    Scrambled Eggs Super! (1953)
    Horton Hears a Who! (1954)
    On Beyond Zebra! (1955)
    If I Ran the Circus (1956)
    The Cat in the Hat (1957)
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)
    The Cat in the Hat Comes Back (1958)
    Happy Birthday to You! (1959)
    One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)
    Green Eggs and Ham (1960)
    The Sneetches and Other Stories (1961)
    Dr Seuss’s Sleep Book (1962)
    Dr Seuss’s ABC (1963)
    Hop on Pop (1963)
    Fox in Socks (1965)
    I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew (1965)
    The Foot Book (1968)
    I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories (1969)
    Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You? (1970)
    The Lorax (1971)
    Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now? (1972)
    Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (1973)
    The Shape of Me and Other Stuff (1973)
    There’s a Wocket in my Pocket (1974)
    Great Day for Up! (1974)
    Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! (1975)
    I Can Read with My Eyes Shut (1978)
    Oh Say Can You Say? (1979)
    Hunches in Bunches (1982)
    The Butter Battle Book (1984)
    You’re Only Old Once (1986)
    Oh, The Places You’ll Go! (1990)
    Daisy-Head Mayzie (1995)
    Oh, Baby, The Places You’ll Go! (1997)
    Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! (1998)
    The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories (2011)
    Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories (2014)
    What Pet Should I Get? (2015)
     

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    Horton Hears a Who

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    The Cat in the Hat

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    How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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    The Cat in the Hat Comes Back

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    One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

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    Green Eggs and Ham

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    Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book: Yellow Back Book

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    Fox in Socks

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    The Lorax

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    Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!

    Join Dr. Seuss and let your imagination run wild in this classic story to encourage the most out-there thinkers! ... More

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    If I Ran the Zoo: Yellow Back Book

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    Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You?

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    Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?: Yellow Back Book

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    I Can Read with my Eyes Shut

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    The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories

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    Oh Say Can You Say?: Green Back Book

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    Oh, the Places You'll Go!: Yellow Back Book

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    The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

    What a lot of hats Bartholomew has in this imaginative and clever tale! Find out what happens when the king asks him to ... More

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    Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose: Yellow Back Book

    Thidwick the big-hearted moose is happy his antlers "can be of some use" to a menagerie of animals who move in and mak... More

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    Gerald McBoing Boing: Green Back Book

    This is the amazing tale of Gerald McCloy, who "didn't talk words - he went Boing Boing instead!" Only capable from th... More

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    Great Day for Up

    Two giants of children's publishing - Dr. Seuss and Quentin Blake - come together for this joyous celebration of life.... More

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    Scrambled Eggs Super!

    Originally published as part of the Dr. Seuss Miniature Library, this mini hardback is now available on its own. ... More

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    On Beyond Zebra: Yellow Back Book

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    Happy Birthday to You!

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    The Sneetches and Other Stories

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    Hop On Pop

    This charming book introduces young children to words that rhyme, with classic Dr. Seuss fun! House, Mou... More

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    I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew: Yellow Back Book

    As our hero struggles to reach the city of Solla Sollew, where they never have troubles, at least very few, we realise... More

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    The Foot Book

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    Marvin K. Mooney will you Please Go Now!: Green Back Book

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    The Shape of Me and Other Stuff

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    Oh, Baby, The Places You'll Go! Slipcase edition

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    Hunches in Bunches

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    Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories

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    I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories

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