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And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss

Young Marco allows his imagination to run riot as he travels home from school one day, to the extent that a horse and cart is soon transformed into a chaotic carnival of colourful creatures.

Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

The book begins by introducing Fox and Knox along with some props (a box and a pair of socks). After taking those four rhyming items through several permutations, more items are added (chicks, bricks, blocks, clocks), and so on. As the book progresses the Fox describes each situation with rhymes that progress in complexity, with Knox periodically complaining of the...

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

A character known as "Sam I Am" pesters an unnamed character to taste a bizarre-looking dish of green eggs and ham. He declines, claiming to dislike green eggs and ham. However, the persistent Sam I Am will not cease following him around and trying to encourage him to try the green eggs and ham, asking him if he will sample the dish if he does it in various locations (like...

Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss

It's the talk of the jungle when an elephant hatches an egg. Extravagant nonsense and rollicking verse.

Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Seuss

Horton the kindly elephant has his work cut out saving the tiny Whos who live on a speck of dust - no one else believes they are there! But Horton eventually convinces everyone that 'A person's a person, no matter how small'!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

For 53 years, the Grinch has lived in a cave on the side of a mountain, looming above the Whos in Whoville. The noisy holiday preparations and infernal singing of the happy little citizens below annoy him to no end. The Grinch decides this frivolous merriment must stop. His "wonderful, awful" idea is to don a Santa outfit, strap heavy antlers on his poor, quivering dog Max...

If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss

The crazy world of Gerald McGrew, who dreams of transforming his local zoo into a madcap menagerie of weird and wonderful beasts. His New Zoo, McGrew Zoo would be "better than Noah's whole Ark", with an amazing array of animals, ranging from the incredible Thwerll, whose legs are snarled up in a terrible snerl, to the family of Joats, whose feet are like cows' but wear...

McElligot's Pool by Dr. Seuss

The tale of a boy named Marco who is ridiculed for fishing in a small, polluted pool. In typical Seussian fashion, when confronted with the limitations of his situation, the young boy imagines ways in which he could catch any number of any kind of fish in the small pool.

Scrambled Eggs Super! by Dr. Seuss

A boy named Peter T. Hooper makes scrambled eggs prepared from eggs of various exotic birds.

The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss

A madcap adventure featuring the Cat, mountains of pink snow, and an army of Little Cats.

The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss

The Star-Bellied Sneetches have bellies with Stars, but the Plain-Bellied Sneetches have none upon thars! Rivalries rocket when Sylvester McMonkey McBean steps in to prey on their prejudices, but in the end we realise that prejudice is nothing more than a rediculous waste of time.

Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss

The pitfalls of growing too big for your boots!