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What is YOUR favorite Dr. Seuss book?

Monitor readers vote for their favorite Dr. Seuss book but it's hard to declare a front runner.

By / April 12, 2011

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Theodor Seuss Geisel – aka, Dr. Seuss – was both one of America's most beloved children's book authors and one of its most prolific. With 44 children's books to his name – and at least a couple dozen of them considered classic greats – it's hard to declare a favorite.

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We asked Monitor readers yesterday, via Facebook, to name a favorite Dr. Seuss book. Several dozen responses poured in. Interestingly, however, their choices were spread over at least 14 different titles. The front runners include: "Horton Hears a Who," "The Lorax," and "Green Eggs and Ham."

But "One Fish, Two Fish," "Oh, the Places You'll Go," and "Yertle the Turtle" received multiple votes as well.

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(Another popular choice was "Go, Dog. Go!" However, as a sharp-eyed reader pointed out, this is not a Dr. Seuss book at all, but rather a favorite by P.D. Eastman.)

Please help us break the tie. Can you name your favorite Dr. Seuss book?

Marjorie Kehe is the Monitor's book editor

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