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Dr Seuss Book Titles By Reading Age

The Dr Seuss book titles on this page are grouped according to the age group who'll most enjoy them.

theodor seuss geiselDr Seuss (Ted Geisel)

Introducing Dr Seuss books to your kids is one of the fun parts of being a parent. My three kids absolutely adored them and it was a bonus that my husband and I loved reading them because they were firm favourites in our house for many, many years.

Dr Seuss's real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel. He was an American writer and cartoonist who wrote 44 books for children in total, most of them between the years 1945 and 1975. 

Click here if you'd like to see a complete list of all Dr Seuss books in order of the dates they were published.

About These Dr Seuss Book Titles

In recent years, 26 Dr Seuss book titles have been relaunched by the publisher in paperback format with the titles divided into three reading strands -

  • Blue Back Books for parents to share with young children
  • Green Back Books for budding readers to tackle on their own
  • Yellow Back Books for older, more fluent readers to enjoy

These books are cheap to buy and are usually available at stores like Big W and K-Mart in Australia, as well as from book shops. They're also available quite cheaply from my favourite online book shop, the Book Depository. 

If you're looking for a gift for a child, a collection of these books geared to the child's age would be a lovely idea.

Blue Back Books: For Reading With Your Child

dr seuss abc, dr seuss
the foot book, dr seuss
hop on pop, dr seuss
mr brown can moo can you, dr seuss
one fish two fish red fish blue fish, dr seuss
theres a wocket in my pocket, dr seuss

Green Back Books: For Budding Readers To Tackle On Their Own

Marvin K Mooney Will You Please Go Now, Dr Seuss
oh the thinks you can think, dr seuss
fox in socks, dr seuss
wacky wednesday, dr seuss
i can read with my eyes shut, dr seuss
the cat in the hat, dr seuss
And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street, dr seuss
i wish that i had duck feet, dr seuss
ten apples up on top, dr seuss
green eggs and ham, dr seuss

Yellow Back Books: For Older, More Fluent Readers

the sneetches, dr seuss
yertle the tertle, dr seuss
thidwick the big hearted moose, dr seuss
the lorax, dr seuss
if i ran the zoo, dr seuss
did i ever tell you how lucky you are, dr seuss
how the grinch stole christmas, dr seuss
oh the places youll go, dr seuss
horton hears a who, dr seuss

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