The Cat in the Hat
By Dr Seuss
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780449810866, 61pp.)
Publication Date: September 25, 2012
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Cat fanciers rejoice Available for the first time is a picture book-size, jacketed edition of "The Cat in the Hat "by Dr. Seuss--the classic, deliciously anarchic story of a giant cat in a hat whose unexpected arrival turns a dull, rainy day into a madcap adventure. Although written for beginning readers, "The Cat in the Hat" makes an ideal read-aloud for children of all ages. Highly collectible, it's a "purr"-fect gift for Seuss fans of all ages.
Dr. Seuss's first children's book, And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street, hit the market in 1937, and the world of children's literature was changed forever!
In 1957, Seuss's The Cat in the Hat became the prototype for one of Random House's best- selling series, Beginner Books. This popular series combined engaging stories with outrageous illustrations and playful sounds to teach basic reading skills.
Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped kids learn to read.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and three Academy Awards, Seuss was the author and illustrator of 44 children's books, some of which have been made into audiocassettes, animated television specials, and videos for children of all ages. Even after his death in 1991, Dr. Seuss continues to be the best-selling author of children's books in the world.