New Dr. Seuss Book To Be Published In July
A new book from famed children’s author Dr. Seuss will be published in July, more than twenty years after his death.
New Dr. Seuss Book: What Pet Should I Get?
Dr. Seuss, author of such classics as How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Green Eggs and Ham, died in 1991 after publishing 44 children’s books, and on Wednesday, Random House Children’s Books announced that fans could expect a brand new Seuss book.
What Pet Should I Get? was reportedly written by Dr. Seuss (aka Theodor Seuss Geisel) sometime between 1958 and 1962. The manuscript and illustrations for the book were found by Geisel’s widow, Audrey Geisel, in 2013, along with manuscripts for two other books, to be published after What Pet Should I Get?.
“While undeniably special, it is not surprising to me that we found this because Ted always worked on multiple projects and started new things all the time,” Geisel said in a press release.
What Pet Should I Get? reportedly features the brother and sister characters from the Dr. Seuss classic One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and chronicles their tough decision making process when getting a pet. “The tale captures a classic childhood moment – choosing a pet – and uses it to illuminate a life lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it,” reads the official description.
What Pet Should I Get? hits bookshelves on July 28, 2015, twenty-five years after the publication of Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Dr. Seuss’ last published work.