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Dr. Seuss

Theodore Seuss Geisel, known to most as Dr. Seuss, wrote over 70 books by the time he died at age 87 in 1991.  Most were written under the name Dr. Seuss (which, by the way he pronounced Soice—rhymes with voice) but others were written under the name Theo. LeSieg—which is Geisel spelled backwards—and one under the name of Rosetta Stone.  

One of the most amazing things he did for kids was create (with the help of friends) Beginning Reader Books.  In the 1950’s a report came out that stated illiteracy among kids was growing.  They blamed it on BORING early readers. Dr. Seuss's friend and editor challenged him to write a story with less than 250 important words for early readers and make it fun for kids.  And that is how The Cat in the Hat was “born” and Beginning Reader Books came to be.

Writing as Dr. Seuss

500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, The (1938)
And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street (1937)
Bartholomew and the Oobleck (1949)
Big Brag, The (from Yertle the Turtle) (1958)
Butter Battle Book, The (1984)
Cat in the Hat Beginner Book, The (1966)
Cat in the Hat Comes Back, The (1968)
Cat in the Hat Song Book, The (1967)
Cat in the Hat, The (1957)
Cat's Quizzer, The (1976)
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (1973)
Dr. Seuss's ABC (1963)
Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book (1962)
Foot Book, The (1968)
Fox in Socks (1965)
Gerald McBoing Boing (1952)
Gertrude McFuzz (from Yertle the Turtle)(1958)
Glunk That Got Thunk, The (from I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today) (1969)
Great Day For Up! (1974)
Green Eggs and Ham (1960)
Happy Birthday to You! (1959)
Hop on Pop (1963)
Horton Hatches The Egg (1940)
Horton Hears A Who (1954)
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)
Hunches in Bunches (1982)
I Am Not Going To Get Up Today! (1987)
I Can Draw Myself (1970)
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today and Other Stories (1969)
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut (1978)
I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew (1965)
If I Ran The Circus (1956)
If I Ran The Zoo (1950)
King Looie Katz (from I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today) (1969)
King's Stilts, The (1939)
Lorax, The (1971)
Marvin K. Mooney, Will You Please Go Now! (1972)
McElligot's Pool (1947)
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? (1970)
My Book About Me, by Me Myself I Wrote It!  I Drew It! (1969)
My Many Colored Days (1996)
Oh Say Can You Say (1979)
Oh, The Places You'll Go! (1990)
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! (1975)
On Beyond Zebra (1955
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish (1960)
Scrambled Eggs Super! (1954)
Shape of Me and Other Stuff (1973)
Sneetches and Other Stories, The (1961)
There's a Wocket In My Pocket (1974)
Thidwick, The Big-Hearted Moose (1948)
Too Many Daves (from The Sneetches) (1961)
What Was I Scared Of? (from The Sneetches) (1961)
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (1958)
You're Only Old Once! (1986)
Zax, The (from The Sneetches) (1961)


Writing as Theo. LeSieg

Come over to My House   illustrated by Richard Erdoes (1966)
Hooper Humperdink? Not Him!   illustrated by Charles E Martin (1976)
I Can Write!  A Book by Me, Myself   illustrated by Roy McKie (1971)
I Wish That I Had Duck Feet   illustrated by B. Tobey (1965)
In a People House   illustrated by Roy McKie (1972)
Maybe You Should Fly A Jet! Maybe You Should Be A Vet!   ill. by Michael J Smollin (1980)
Please Try to Remember the First of Octember!   illustrated by Art Cummings (1977)
Ten Apples up on Top! illustrated by Roy McKie (1961)
The Eye Book   illustrated by Roy McKie (1968)  reissue   illustrated by Joe Mathieu (1999)
The Many Mice of Mr. Brice (A pop-up book)   illustrated by Roy McKie (1973)
The Tooth Book   illustrated by Roy McKie (1981)  reissue  ill. by Joe Mathieu (2000)
Wacky Wednesday   illustrated by George Booth (1974)
Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?  illustrated by Roy McKie (1975)

Writing as Rosetta Stone

Because a Little Bug Went Ka-choo   illustrated by Michael Frith (1975)

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