We love books. We love to read. And we LOVE Dr. Seuss!
One of the reasons is that his books span ages and grades and reading levels, perhaps even generations! As a matter of fact, we think there are many reasons to share a good Dr Seuss book with your kids – at ANY age! We even love to celebrate his birthday 😉
Here’s an easy reference for purchasing the perfect Dr. Seuss book for a book-lover in your life. Listed here by publication date, we’ll even tell you what more serious topics he’s dealing with in many of them…
McElligot’s Pool – September 1947
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose – September 1948
Bartholomew and The Oobleck – October 1949
If I Ran The Zoo – October 1950 – The classic work that introduced the word “nerd” to the world!
Horton Hears a Who – August 1954 – Horton: kindness and perseverance personified!
If I ran The Circus – October 1956
The Cat in The Hat – March 1957
How the Grinch Stole Christmas – October 1957
Yertle The Turtle – April 1958 – 3 modern-day fables that deal with greed, vanity, and pride
The Cat in The Hat Comes Back – September 1958
Happy Birthday to You! – August 1959 – “There is no one alive that is you-er than you!”
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish – March 1960 – Celebrating the fun of imagination!
Green Eggs and Ham – August 1960 – Inspires children around the world to try the broccoli 😉
The Sneetches and Other Stories – August 1961
Dr. Seuss’ Sleep Book – August 1962 – Makes a wonderful bedtime read!
Hop on Pop – February 1963 – One of the first Beginner Books, created to let children read them on their own
Fox in Socks – January 1965 – Helps new readers discover the fun in words…
The Lorax – August 1971 – “Unless someone like you…cares a whole awful lot…nothing is going to get better…It’s not.”
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! – August 1972
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? – September 1973 – Lessons in optimism to the umpth degree!
Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! – August 1975
I Can Read With My Eyes Shut – October 1978 – Helps new readers discover the joy of books
The Butter Battle Book – January 1984 – Teaching the concept of respecting differences in others
I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! – October 1987
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! – April 1998 – “An ode to individuality!”
And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street – released in August 1989 – The very first children’s book written by Theodore Geisle!
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Hubbins – re-released in December 1989 – First written in 1938, this book deals with bullying
Oh, The Places You’ll Go – January 1990 – A favorite for graduation…and moving on in life.
Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? – November 1996 – “Dr Seuss’ book of wonderful noises!”
The Foot Book – November 1996 – A wacky book of opposites
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket – November 1996 – A book of silly rhymes
Horton Hatches The Egg – October 2004
What Pet Should I Get? – released July 2015 – Helps kids learn to develop decision-making skills
You’re Only Old Once: A Book for Obsolete Children – January 2009
The Bippolo See and Other Lost Stories – September 2011
Happy Birthday to You! – October 2013