Parenting The Best Dr. Seuss Books  

Stan Holton
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List Rules All Dr. Seuss books ranked best to worst

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What are the best Dr. Seuss books? Every book written by the brilliant Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) is a wonderful book. Seuss penned, and illustrated, many of the greatest children's books of all time. They are excellent books to read to your kids, too. Everyone, it seems, has at least one favorite. What is yours? Vote for the Dr. Seuss books you like the most, and feel free to re-rank this list in any order you choose.

At what age do kids begin reading Dr. Seuss books? Many parents start reading Seuss books to their children before the kiddos even know how to read. The books are whimsical, lyrical and a truly wonderful way to introduce kids to the magic of reading, after all. Dr. Seuss's nursery collection books are some of the best board books for babies and toddlers.

As kids learn to read, they'll likely love tackling some "grown up" hardcover Dr. Seuss books. They might already be familiar with the stories, and they'll love the familiarity. Dr. Seuss's greatest books, including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and certainly Horton Hears a Who! are all worth revisiting, time and time again. When is the best time for a child to read Dr. Seuss? Any time. Green Eggs and Ham, for example, is without question an excellent book for first graders, but some younger children might be ready to read it much earlier.

It's really hard to pick favorites when it comes to Dr. Seuss books, but let's give it a try: Vote for the best, vote down any books you don't like and yes, add any that might be missing, too. After you're done voting, head on over and check out the best board games for kids aged 7-12!

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Green Eggs and Ham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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259 54
How the Grinch Stole Christmas... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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243 53
The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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230 55
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blu... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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238 60
The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books
1971

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236 58
Oh, the Places You'll Go! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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186 55
Horton Hears a Who! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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178 52
Fox in Socks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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154 59
Hop on Pop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books
1963

10
170 54
The Sneetches and Other Storie... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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131 41
Yertle the Turtle and Other St... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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126 40
Dr. Seuss's ABC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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120 37
And to Think That I Saw It on ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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134 49
There's a Wocket in My Pocket! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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113 38
If I Ran the Zoo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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122 49
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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118 46
The Foot Book is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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109 32
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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96 37
Horton Hatches the Egg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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100 33
cat in the hat comes back! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

21
89 42
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cu... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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96 36
The Butter Battle Book is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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76 36
If I Ran the Circus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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69 36
Bartholomew and the Oobleck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books

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79 36
Happy Birthday to You! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dr. Seuss Books