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Dr. Seuss Releases a NEW Book For You (And Remember 44 Classics, Too!)

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I was such a big Dr. Seuss fan growing up.  In fact, I learned to read very early (before age 3) and I remember reading the few Seuss books in my home over and over and over.  I was quite the egg-head (still am), and I credit Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham, or course, but I also had a few favorites that haven't been around in a few years.

One of those books was The Cat's Quizzer, which I think I read a hundred times.  It was full of silly riddles, games, and puzzles that weren't exactly always solvable.  In typical "cat" fashion, it was clever, witty, and more tongue-in-cheek than actual Q&A.  I was so lucky to be able to get a new copy of this book last week to relive my favorite childhood memories:

The big news of the day, however, isn't about old things. It's about the new!  In fact, today is the day we see the launch of a newer-than-new book from Dr. Seuss.  What Pet Should I Get is out, based on a an original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, that was discovered in his home in 2013! That complete manuscript was turned into the book, released today by Random House Children’s Books. It is the first original new Dr. Seuss book since the publication of the last book of Dr. Seuss’s career, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! in 1990. This book is all about the hard decisions behind getting a pet, and features the brother and sister characters that Dr. Seuss drew in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

I don't believe there is an American student today that doesn't know who Dr. Seuss is, but just in case, here is a quick bio:
Theodor “Seuss” Geisel is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. His long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys and a Peabody. Geisel wrote and illustrated 45 books during his lifetime, and his books have sold more than 650 million copies worldwide. Though Theodor Geisel died on September 24, 1991, Dr. Seuss lives on, inspiring generations of children of all ages to explore the joys of reading. For more information about Dr. Seuss and his works, visit

Will you be going out and buying the new book?  While you're waiting to hit the book store (or Amazon), be sure to check out the other 43 stops on the Vintage book tour.  You'll find dozens of old school Seuss reads being remembered and reviewed, just like The Cat's Quizzer!  Stop at each book stop below:

  1. And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, 1937 – The Young
  2. The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, 1938 – Bookish Antics
  3. The Seven Lady Godivas, 1939 – The Eater of Books
  4. The King’s Stilts, 1939 – On Starships and Dragonwings
  5. Horton Hatches the Egg, 1940 – The Book Cellar
  6. McElligot’s Pool, 1947 – Media Mikes
  7. Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose, 1948 –Mommie of 2
  8. Bartholomew and the Oobleck, 1949 – Nonperfect Parenting
  9. If I Ran the Zoo, 1950 – Live to Read
  10. Scrambled Eggs Super! 1953 – Word Spelunking
  11. Horton Hears a Who! 1954 - Bookiemoji
  12. On Beyond Zebra! 1955 - Jessabella Reads
  13. If I Ran the Circus, 1956 – Book Hounds
  14. The Cat in the Hat, 1957 – The Bookbag
  15. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 1957 – Nightly Reading
  16. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, 1958 – Winter Haven Books
  17. Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories, 1958 – Alice Marvels
  18. Happy Birthday to You! 1959 – Chapter by Chapter
  19. Green Eggs and Ham, 1960 – Poland Bananas
  20. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, 1960 – Once Upon a Twilight
  21. The Sneetches and Other Stories, 1961 - The Mod Podge Bookshelf
  22. Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book, 1962 – Good Books and Good Wine
  23. Dr. Seuss’s ABC, 1963 – The Irish Banana
  24. Hop on Pop, 1963 – Mundie Moms
  25. Fox in Socks, 1965 – Page Turners
  26. I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew, 1965 – Book Rock Betty
  27. The Cat in the Hat Songbook, 1967 – Giveaway Train
  28. The Foot Book, 1968 – I Am A Reader
  29. I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories, 1969 – Cuddlebuggery
  30. I Can Draw It Myself, 1970 – The Children’s Book Review
  31. Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? 1970 – Curling Up with a Good Book
  32. The Lorax, 1971 - Elizziebooks
  33. Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! 1972 – Reading with ABC
  34. Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? 1973 – Me, Myshelf, and I
  35. The Shape of Me and Other Stuff, 1973 – Paperback Princess
  36. There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! 1974 – Presenting Lenore
  37. Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! 1975 – YA Books Central
  38. The Cat’s Quizzer, 1976 – Lille Punkin’
  39. I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! 1978 – Confessions Of A Vi3tbabe
  40. Oh Say Can You Say? 1979 – Ex Libris
  41. Hunches in Bunches, 1982 – No BS Book Reviews
  42. The Butter Battle Book, 1984 – Novel Novice
  43. You’re Only Old Once! 1986 – Dad of Divas
  44. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! 1990 - Jesse the Reader
Wanna Win?  We are giving way ONE copy of the new What Pet Should I Get book to a lucky reader (US only). To be entered to win, just use the form below. You have until August 6th at 11:59 pm EST to get your entries in. One per person, please.

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  1. Hi I tried to enter on the movie blog but the link did not take me to the correct post so I was unable to leave my comment and then I was unable to find it anywhere....

  2. I would like to see this movie because I think it would be great!

  3. I wasn't able to find a movie post either. I'd like to win this book because I'm a big fan of Dr.Suess books. I read them to my daughter, nieces, and now I'll read them to my granddaughter. I think I read them to my youngest sister too. Thank you for the chance :)

  4. Unable to comment on your post; link took me to empty page. I'd like to win this book for my grandson; he loves Dr. Seuss's books.!

  5. Could not find the post so commenting here. I would like to win this book to read to my grandson, he loves animals.

  6. I wasn't sure what movie you were referring to, but I would love to win this book for my kids. We are all big Dr. Seuss fans.

  7. No movie post showed up so I am commenting here. I think my niece would enjoy this book. She is just the right age for it.

  8. My girls love Dr. Seuss books. I would love to share this new one with them. Sorry if this is a duplicate comment--my previous comment disappeared somehow.

  9. I love these books too from the time I can remember! This would be a great one to start the grandbabies with!

  10. I'd love to win this book for my son! :)

  11. Couldn't get the blog to load, to post about seeing the movie.
    My kids would love this!

  12. Big fan of Dr. Seuss books, something went wrong clicking on to wherever I suppose to click on so I left a review here I would like to introduce Dr. Seuss to my grandchildren and see their faces light up.

  13. I would love to win! Thanks for hosting this!

  14. I didn't see a movie post you where referring to, but I would love to win this book for my grandson.

  15. We're big Dr. Suess fans in our house. We would love to add this book to our collection.

  16. No movie post. Love to win this book!

  17. we have all the dr suess books, and this would be great

  18. We love wocket in my pocket at our house!

  19. My kids love Dr. Seuss!

  20. I would like to get this to add to the books I have already also becasuse my kids and grand child love dr.seuss

  21. I would like to see this movie because I love everything about Dr. Seuss
    Thank You for the chance

    Fiona N

  22. ID like to win the book because we love Dr.Seuss a lot !

  23. I would love to read this book with my grandkids, thanks!

    kimberlybreid at hotmail dot com

  24. I love to read Dr Seuss with my daughter!

  25. There was not anything on the link, but I would like to see any movies, i love to watch movies.

  26. It would be a fun film that the whole family could enjoy

  27. Excited for it and would love to win! We love Dr S!

  28. we always have loved dr seuss! Thanks so much for the chances to win.

    1. I would like this because my kids really like Dr. Soose

  29. I have a lot of Dr. Seuss books for my son, some older and newer ones. Lately, he has been asking for a dog of his own. This would be perfect for him!

  30. That link does not open. I just heart Theodor Geisel!

  31. The link doesn't work for the trailer.

  32. This sounds like it would be great and i'd love to see it :)

  33. We would like to take our granddaughter to see the movie. It sounds like a great family movie.

  34. I want to see this film because it looks very interesting!

  35. I cant find the post so commenting here love to see this film