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Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss, also known as Theodor Seuss Geisel, is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have had a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (along with others he wrote but did not illustrate, under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been published in fifty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody.

Dr. Seuss's Spooky Things - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

The Lorax - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

How the Grinch Stole Christmas #readalong | Brightly Storytime

Oh, The Places You'll Go! - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

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Dr. Seuss's Spooky Things - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

The Lorax - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

How the Grinch Stole Christmas #readalong | Brightly Storytime

Oh, The Places You'll Go! - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

Our Favorite Bilingual Books for Kids

Reading is critical for language learning in developing brains, and for children growing up in bilingual households, that’s doubly true! Bilingual books in English and Spanish are more popular than ever as Hispanic and Latino-identifying households continue to grow in the US and parents look for ways to encourage bilingual language acquisition in their children.

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Staff Picks + Upcoming Titles: November

It’s a celebrity packed November! Tariq Trotter, one of hip-hop’s greatest MCs, shares his creative wisdom in The Upcycled Self. Grammy-nominated, chart-topping artist Marshmello invites you into his kitchen to learn 75 simple yet seriously delicious recipes in Cooking with Marshmello. And beloved actress Hilary Duff follows up on her bestselling children’s book, My Little Brave

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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Lost Christmas!

The Grinch is BACK and ready to prove to the residents of Who-ville that he’s changed. This heartwarming sequel is written and illustrated in the style of Dr. Seuss’s beloved holiday classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Grinch had been patiently waiting all year, To celebrate Christmas and bring the Whos cheer, And to show every Who he was DIFFERENT now. 

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Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Boo!

Join Dr. Seuss’s beloved character Horton the elephant and friends on a Halloween adventure as they try to overcome their fears and find the source of a spooky sound—includes two pages of colorful stickers! In the Jungle of Nool, near the Glowbug Lagoon, In the hush of the night, ‘neath the October moon, He was

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Who Will U Be?

  From New York Times bestselling creator of Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave comes a delightful picture book following an inquisitive little letter “u” as she goes on a class field trip to find out all the ways letters are seen and used in the world. It’s the annual “Find Yourself Field Trip” at Ms. Bracket’s School of Little Letters,

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Hats Off to Amazing Graduates and Teachers!

School’s (almost) out for summer, and it’s time to celebrate graduates and the hardworking teachers that got them there! Wish graduates good luck in their next phase of life, whether they’re graduating from kindergarten or college. For those moving into adulthood, give them something to inspire them on their journey, like Do One Thing Every

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Give a Little Joy 2022

Penguin Random House is sending you all the best holiday wishes! We have all the books you need to kick off the season. For food and drink, check out our books on spreads and boards, which have trended massively this year and are perfect for holiday entertaining. And don’t miss the newest books from celebrity

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect gift to celebrate all of our special milestones—from graduations to birthdays and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and whimsical

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St. Patrick’s Day!

Rainbows leading to pots of gold, four-leaf clovers, mischievous leprechauns, what’s not to love about St. Patrick’s day? Celebrate St. Patty’s with your little one, whether it’s with a shared family tradition, fun holiday activity, or with a great picture book!  Take a look below at some of our top picks.   St. Patrick’s Day

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Seuss Studios

Dr. Seuss Enterprises (DSE) and Random House Children’s Books (RHCB) will launch Seuss Studios, a line of books for early readers by new and emerging authors and illustrators who will create original stories inspired by Ted Geisel’s (aka Dr. Seuss) unpublished sketches and illustrations. The news was announced today, March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday, by DSE and RHCB. 

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THE LORAX 50TH ANNIVERSARY

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s iconic picture book The Lorax, and Random House Children’s Books and Dr. Seuss Enterprises will celebrate with special new publications, including an Anniversary Edition releasing April 7th, and activities that encourage environmental and community activism. In honor of this milestone, Random House Children’s Books announces The Lorax

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