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I haven't read the stories in years, so I can't recall enough to say whether I liked or disliked them, but I'm rather curious now that I've heard his books convey a lot of policical opinions of the author. Do you like the books simply because of their simplicity, or it's manifest (sorry, I'm stealing from Freud but I'm too tired to think of another word) content, or for it's latent meaning?


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I haven't read any book by Dr. Seuss either, but I have seen/read many quotes by this man and I love all of them. If his books are at least as good as his quotes, then they all must rule! 8)

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I loved Dr. Seuss books as a kid and haven't read/head about them since what are the
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I loved them near and dear, and I grew up watching the cartoon movies like the Lorax(I speak for the trees!), Then Sneetches, blah blah blah, and Chuck Jones' renidtion of The Grintch, a holiday tv favorite.
Gotta love Thoedore Geisel! I also designed a Suess banner, featuring characters for the musica, Suessical. It was (the musical) dissapointing, and I joked and said to my frined that Giesel's rocking his casket listening to this, ya know. :mrgreen:
Red fish. blue fish...
Cat in the Hat is soooo adorable, and the figurehead of his fame. I love him, but not as much as the Lorax. :wink:

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i LOVE all of the dr. seuss books!!!! i still have a bunch of them and my dad still has a bunch of them from when he was a little boy. lol. i love them so much!!! i sat down the other day and read a bunch of them. got to love the seuss!!!

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Every time my niece wants to read I always ask her "Do you want to read Dr. Seuss? Of course you do!" just because I want to read them. I think they are so clever and always teach a much better lesson than other books I've read to her. Love them!


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My favorite Dr. Seuss books are "Green Eggs And Ham" and "One Fish, Two Fish, Blue Fish"or something like that :D.

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I used to like the books when I was younger but know I have moved on to bigger and better things. :|
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I LOVE Dr. Seuss. In all honesty, he's one of my favorite authors. I loved him as a child (Green Eggs and Ham was the first book I ever read) and today I read to my neice and find myself falling in love with his work all over again. Granted, I've never given any thought to any possible political, social or other deep meaning they might have. I love them for their simplicity.
My favorite is Horton Hatches the Egg. My neice and I have read it so many times, we have most of it memorized.


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I have to admit that i personally like Seussical the Musical more than i like the books, but that could just be me.

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i love doctor seuss. always have, always will. i feel like stories like "green eggs and ham" and the "cat in the hat" are awesome, and even though at twenty i'm no longer his target audience, i will still crack a smile when i read them. also, that "oh the places you'll go" one (or whatever it's called) is absolutely awesome, and has been the most common graduation gift for high schoolers for several years.

and his stories are often very politically charged, and at the very least socially conscious, which is something that i really appreciate and admire him for. "the better butter battle" was inspired by the cold war, specifically the berlin wall. "the sneetches" criticizes american racism. "the lorax is very clearly pro-environmental awareness, and i love it. but they're disguised as children's books, and that's so smart to me.

haha clearly i love him.


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Dr. Seuss is a literary genius. Everyone can get something out of reading his work. You have to be a good writer to appeal to children and adults alike.

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Writer3309 wrote:
My favorite Dr. Seuss books are "Green Eggs And Ham" and "One Fish, Two Fish, Blue Fish"or something like that :D.


One fish, Two fish, Red fish, Blue fish

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