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Dr. Seuss' Lesser-Known Titles

The late Theodor Seuss Geisel, known to generations of fans as children’s author and illustrator Dr. Seuss, would have celebrated his 109th birthday on Saturday. Here are some of his lesser-known works:

  • The Cat In The Iron Lung: A six-foot-tall cat encased in an artificial breathing contraption pays a visit to a pair of deathly terrified children
  • One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish, Four Fish, Five Fish, Six Fish, Seven Fish, Eight Fish: An unsuccessful early effort released before Seuss learned to use his imagination
  • The Jumping Jampaloo: Seuss’s most controversial book featuring gratuitous use of the word “jampaloo,” which in the Seuss lexicon is comparable to “motherfucker”
  • Do As You’re Told: The story of a boy who immediately eats the green eggs and ham placed in front of him without getting lippy
  • And To Think That I Saw It On Bourbon Street: Marco pays $2 to watch Sneetches do it
  • Ibiza Nights: A memoir
  • Pigs In Wigs: A beloved piglet is able to put on his own hairpiece despite his struggles with stage III bone cancer
  • Reservoir Dogs: Several dogs botch a diamond heist in this gritty crime thriller for children aged 4 to 8, which later served as the basis for the 1992 film of the same name

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