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Help Kids Learn to Read With Dr. Seuss: Complete List of Childrens Books, Movies and Games by Theodor Seuss Geisel

Updated on May 18, 2014

The Man Behind the "Dr. Seuss" Books

Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka: "Dr. Seuss") March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991 Author of over 60 Published Books including more than 46 Children's Books.
Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka: "Dr. Seuss") March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991 Author of over 60 Published Books including more than 46 Children's Books. | Source

Theodor Geisel, Theo LeSieg, Dr. Seuss...

Dr. Seuss is perhaps the most widely recognized children's book author ever published. I know that I grew up reading The Cat in the Hat , Green Eggs and Ham , and How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

No other children's author has created the rhythm and pulse that Seuss caries through each of his beloved short stories with excellent character creation and his own illustrations. Under the pen-name Theo LeSieg , Seuss...er...Geisel also published other books that were illustrated by other artists.

Most of Dr. Seuss' books are considered classics. Even though they were written years ago they are still on the best seller list and continue to be bought and sold every day! Every child should have at least one copy of these timeless treasures!

Did you know that the "National Read Across America Day" was dedicated to Dr. Seuss' Birthday, March 2? The National Education Association chose Geisel's birthday to commemorate his success as a children's author and to promote reading throughout the United States.

Take a look at the extensive Book List below and Consider Getting your Child into Reading at an Early Age with Dr. Seuss! It will pave the way for future success in your child's education.

Reading At Home is the Most Important Homework! You can even join the "Dr. Seuss Book Club" for Discounted Book Prices!

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Complete List of Popular Dr. Seuss Books

Book Title
Classic Seuss
 
"The Cat in the Hat"
"Green Eggs and Ham"
"One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas!"
"Fox in Socks"
"Horton Hears a Who!"
"Oh, the Places You'll Go!"
"Six by Seuss: A Treasury of Dr. Seuss Classics"
"The King's Stilts"
"The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins"
"And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street"
"Bartholomew and the Oobleck"
"The Butter Battle Book"
"The Cat in the Hat Songbook"
"Daisy-Head Mayzie"
"Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?"
"Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book"
"Gerald McBoing Boing"
"Horton Hatches the Egg"
"Hunches in Bunches"
"I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories"
"I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew"
"If I Ran the Circus"
"If I Ran the Zoo"
"The Lorax"
"McElligot’s Pool"
"My Book About Me"
"On Beyond Zebra!"
"Scrambled Eggs Super!"
"The Sneetches and Other Stories"
"Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose"
"Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories"
"My Many Colored Days"
 
Early Books
 
"The Foot Book"
"Great Day for Up!"
"Hooper Humperdink…? Not Him!"
"In a People House"
"Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?"
"The Shape of Me and Other Stuff"
"There’s a Wocket in My Pocket"
"The Tooth Book"
"Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?"
"The Eye Book"
 
Nursery Seuss
 
"All Aboard the Circus McGurkus"
"Circus McGurkus 1, 2, 3!"
"Dr. Seuss’s Circus McGurkus Squirt!"
"Happy Birthday, Baby"
"Horton Hears a Who! Can You?"
"Horton Hears a Who! Can You?"
"Up, Up, Up with the Cat"
"Wet Pet, Dry Pet, Your Pet, My Pet"
 
Beginner Seuss Books
 
"The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
"Dr. Seuss’s ABC"
"Fox in Socks"
"Hop on Pop"
"Green Eggs and Ham"
"I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!"
"I Wish That I Had Duck Feet"
"Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!"
"One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"
"Ten Apples Up On Top!"
"Wacky Wednesday"
"Please Try to Remember the First of Octember!"
"The Cat’s Quizzer"
"I Am Not Going To Get Up Today!"
"Oh, Say Can You Say?"
"The Cat in the Hat Beginner Book Dictionary"
All of these titles are available for purchase from the Website listed Below: http://www.seussdude.com/

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Dr. Seuss Movies and Board Games

Dr. Seuss Movies
 
The Cat in the Hat
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Horton Hears A Who!
Green Eggs and Ham
The Zax
 
Dr. Seuss Board Games
 
I Can Do That! The Cat and the Hat
Horton Hears A Who! You to the Rescue!
Dr. Seuss Trivia Game!

Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Movie Trailer

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Hello again sunbun143! Dr. Seuss would be a great Party Theme! I know the new Dr. Seuss Movie "The Lorax" is out now. I always appreciate backlinks! Thank you!

      JSMatthew~

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      sunbun143 6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      My son has loved Dr. Suess since he was born...am considering it as a theme for his next birthday. I'll be sure to share it with hubpages if I do and I'll link here for a great reference :) Thanks for sharing!

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @suzettenaples: Thank you for your kind words! I agree with the multiple benefits of reading Seuss. He really was a smart man and knew how capture an audience no matter what age group. I appreciate your comments and votes very much! It's awesome that the good old Doctor taught you how to read! Thanks again!

      JSMatthew~

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @eye say: Thanks for you comment and for bookmarking! I appreciate it very much!

      JSMatthew~

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      Suzette Walker 6 years ago from Taos, NM

      Wonderful, beautiful article! I am a Dr. Seuss fan and I agree with you 100%. Dr. Seuss books are a great way to teach youngsters or any one of any age to read. Not only do they teach reading, but they also teach life lessons, which I think is so important for children also.

      Dr. Seuss was a genius because he knew how to capture the imagination of children! Voted up, beautiful and interesting!

      Oh, and I also learned to read by Dr. Seuss books!

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      eye say 6 years ago from Canada

      great list and a lot of research, I gotta bookmark this one!

      excellent hub...

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Hi Tammy! I didn't know that Dr Seuss was dared to do what he did best (write Bestsellers for years and years to come, while filling libraries of families!) I always appreciate when you stop by! Thanks for commenting!

      JSMatthew~

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      Tammy 6 years ago from North Carolina

      I love Green Eggs and Ham. Dr. Suess wrote this on a dare that he couldn't write a book using less than 50 words. These are classics in my house. Thanks for sharing!

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Thanks Ardie! Dr. Seuss is a big part of many of our lives and it is great of you to share this article. I appreciate your comment and for sharing!

      JSMatthew~

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      Sondra 6 years ago from Neverland

      My favorite books to read to my kids are Dr Suess books! I love the tempo and tongue-tied rhyming words. Great Hub JS - I am going to share with my followers because this deserves the views :)

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      He was one of a kind Pamela! There are many that Follow, but Only One Seuss is the Leader! Thanks for stopping by!

      JSMatthew~

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      Pamela Kinnaird W 6 years ago from Maui and Arizona

      I love Dr. Suess. You're right -- nobody has had the same combination of rhythm and synergy as this author. Great hub.

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Thanks Donna! I appreciate you Pinning and your votes and comment are priceless! This was an old Hub that I tried to improve after HubPages has been talking about making old Hubs better. There seems to be a lot of early Spring Cleaning on HubPages! I am jumping in hands first! Thanks for your comment!

      JSMatthew~

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      Donna Cosmato 6 years ago from USA

      Awesome hub and what a comprehensive list of the good Dr.'s books! Love Dr. Seuss and have taught hundreds of emergent readers to read with his wonderful books. Thanks for sharing the Seuss love:) Voted up! and pinned on Pinterest.

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Thanks for pointing that out Brainy! You are quite observational! I figured that I was bound to forget something. No matter how much research, there's always something else! I do appreciate you pointing this out so that I can add these titles to the list. Thanks you very much! I always appreciate you stopping by and leaving insightful comments!

      JSMatthew~

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      Brainy Bunny 6 years ago from Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

      You missed the Dr. Seuss trivia game in your list! My husband is a huge Seuss fan, so of course he had to buy it when it came out a few years ago. He also has a book of Dr. Seuss' political cartoons from WWII. I love Dr. Seuss too, especially the classic books. But you missed another one of my favorites, also -- My Many Colored Days. It's not as lighthearted as some of the others, and the art is not by Dr. Seuss, but it is a beautiful book that can really help young kids classify their emotional states.

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Hi Sunshine! Thanks for the follow by the way! I am glad you liked my Hub and appreciate your comment. I am curious as to why you don't like Dr. Seuss? Thanks for stopping by!

      JSMatthew~

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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I'm not a fan of Dr Suesss BUT I like your hub!!! :)

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @moiragallaga: I agree! These are great books that encourage reading. Thanks for commenting!

      JSMatthew~

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @asmaiftikhar: I appreciate your comment and votes! Thanks for stopping by!

      JSMatthew~

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      @Victoria Lynn: I was kind of surprised as well but I wrote this a long time before I integrated the social aspect to HubPages (commenting and reading other Hubs, etc.) I actually have quite a few Hubs that have low traffic. I am grateful that you found this and left a comment!

      JSMatthew~

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      Moira Garcia Gallaga 6 years ago from Lisbon, Portugal

      hese books are all-time classics. A must for any family collection and good books to start young kids with in terms of helping them develop a habit of reading.

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      asmaiftikhar 6 years ago from Pakistan

      Hell JSM your hub is interesting awesome,beautiful and above all useful hub.keep it up!

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      Victoria Lynn 6 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      Gosh, J.S., it's hard to believe you never got comments on this. Dr. Seuss rocks! I learned to read at home with my older brother reading Dr. Seuss books to me. As an adult, I bought a lot of the collection for myself! I love them, especially "Are You My Mother?" Of course, "Green Eggs and Ham" and "The Cat in the Hat" are classics. Nice hub. Brings good memories!

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      JS Matthew 6 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Wow, I finally got a comment on this one! I published this Hub a long time ago-January 11, 2010! Phil Plasma, great point about "evergreen" in reference to what we mean by that here on HubPages. Dr. Seuss will never disappear and will always be interesting! Good luck with your skit and if you record it, maybe you could consider making a Hub about it! Thanks for the comment!

      JSMatthew~

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      Phil Plasma 6 years ago from Montreal, Quebec

      I agree with you that Dr. Seuss books are terrific and appear to be evergreen in the way we use the word here. My son and I plan on doing a skit that makes use of the Green Eggs & Ham - he will be 'Sam' and I will be the old man.

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