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"The Cat in the Hat," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Books for Young Readers; $8.99)
BEST FOR Ages 5 and up
A true classic for kids of all ages. Dick and Sally are stuck inside with nothing to do -- until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into an adventure.

Popular Dr. Seuss books

This year marks the 75th anniversary of publication of the first Dr. Seuss book. Here, some of the most popular titles.

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"Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories," Dr. Seuss

(Random House; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
First published in 1958, this book features three modern fables in humorous pictures and verse: "Yertle the Turtle," "Gertrude McFuzz," and "The Big Brag."

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"You're Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children," Dr. Seuss

(Random House; $17.99)
BEST FOR Ages 12 and up
Follow Dr. Seuss' Everyman as he gets a checkup with the experts at the Golden Years Clinic, from the initial Eyesight and Solvency Test through all the stops along Stethoscope Row. Dr. Seuss lightens up the aches and pains of growing old. Makes a fun gift for friends or family who are "over the hill."

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"And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," Dr. Seuss

(Random House for Young Readers; $14.99)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
As little Marco describes the horse and wagon he saw on Mulberry Street, they are transformed into an elephant and a band wagon with a retinue of police.

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"One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $8.99)
BEST FOR Ages 4 and up
In this exploration of simple concepts such as color, numbers and opposites, Dr. Seuss presents a crazy world of boxing Goxes, singing Yinks and hump Wumps.

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"Scrambled Eggs Super," Dr. Seuss

(Random House for Young Readers; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
Peter T. Hooper (from Thing One and Thing Two in "The Cat in the Hat") is bored by his mother's habits of always making scrambled eggs out of hen's eggs. So off he goes on a journey to find different types of eggs, from Moth-Watching Sneths, Long-Legger Kwongs and more.

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"Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Book; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
What happens when one small yawn spreads from bedroom to bedroom across the country? Ninety-nine zillion, nine trillion and three Seussian creatures are sound asleep.

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"The Sneetches and Other Stories," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Book; $14.99)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
The four wildly whimsical stories, "The Sneetches," "The Zax," "Too Many Daves" and "What Was I Scared Of?," touch on important moral issues that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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"The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Book; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 5 and up
A read-aloud that tells what happened when Bartholomew couldn't take his hat off before the king.

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"Bartholomew and the Oobleck," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
When the king ordered something extra-special from his royal magicians, he wasn't expecting an ooey-gooey, green oobleck.

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"The Cat in the Hat," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Books for Young Readers; $8.99)
BEST FOR Ages 5 and up
A true classic for kids of all ages. Dick and Sally are stuck inside with nothing to do -- until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into an adventure.

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"Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
Children will be cheered just contemplating the outrageous array of troubles they're lucky they don't have.

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"Oh, the Places You'll Go," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $17.99)
BEST FOR Ages 3 and up
Enjoy the ride as you journey through life with all the ups and downs. It makes a nice gift for anyone starting out a new adventure.

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"Fox in Socks," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Book; $8.99)
BEST FOR Ages 3 and up
Fox in Socks introduces Mr. Knox to some of the craziest tongue-twisters. Kids will love the rhyming verses as they learn to read.

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"Hunches in Bunches," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
A boy has a difficult time making decisions even though there is a vocal bunch of Hunches to help him.

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"If I Ran The Circus," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Book; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6
Young Morris McGurk lets his imagination run wild with his circus McGurkus.

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"If I Ran The Zoo," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 4 and up
If Gerald McGrew ran the zoo things would be different. There would be beasts that "you don't see every day." From the mountains of Zomba-ma-Tant to the blistering sands of the Desert of Zind, Gerald hunts down every animal imaginable and amazes the world with his new and improved zoo.

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"The Lorax Pop-Up," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $29.99
BEST FOR Ages 5 and up
Just in time for the feature film release, kids can enjoy the new pop-up edition of "The Lorax," an ecological warning amidst the dangers of clear-cutting, pollution and disregard for the earth's environment, told by Once-ler, the faceless, bodiless narrator.

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"The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories," Dr. Seuss
(Random House Children's Books; $15)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
This book includes seven Dr. Seuss stories that had never appeared in book form. They include:"The Bear, the Rabbit, and the Zinniga-Zanniga," about a rabbit who is saved from a bear with a single eyelash); "Gustav the Goldfish," an early, rhymed version of the Beginner Book "A Fish Out of Water;" "Tadd and Todd," a tale of twins; "Steak for Supper," about creatures who follows a boy home in anticipation of a steak dinner; "The Bippolo Seed," in which a scheming feline leads an innocent duck to make a bad decision; "The Strange Shirt Spot," and "The Great Henry McBride," about a boy whose far-flung career fantasies are only bested by those of the real Dr. Seuss himself.

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"McElligot's Pool," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
Find out what fantastic fish are swimming in McElligot's pool!

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"Green Eggs and Ham," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $8.99)
BEST FOR Ages 5 and up
Sam-I-am is very persistent. He hopes to convince the nameless skeptic that green eggs and ham make a delicious meal. He tries every manner of presentation with this "nouveau cuisine"--in a house, with a mouse, in a box, with a fox, with a goat, on a boat--to no avail. Then finally, finally the doubter caves under the tremendous pressure exerted by the tireless Sam-I-am. And guess what? Green eggs and ham are "so good, so good, you see."

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"How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $15)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
The Grinch hates Christmas, and wants to stop it from coming. So he forms a devious plan: to impersonate Santy Claus and to steal the Whos’ Christmas presents. But come Christmas morning, the Grinch is in for a shocking surprise.

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"Hop on Pop," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $8.99)
BEST FOR Ages 5 and up
Hop on Pop teaches children the basics of word construction through whimsical illustrations and more.

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Horton Hears a Who!," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
Horton, the lovable elephant, tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust.

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"Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose," Dr. Seuss

(Random House Books for Young Readers; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 6 and up
A kind quadruped from the shores of Lake Winna-Bango has the most amazing antlers. Everyone in the animal kingdom takes advantage of his generosity and before long, he has animal upon animals perched atop his head.

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