Dr. Seuss is the pen name of American author, poet and cartoonist Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991). During his career, he wrote nearly 50 children’s books full of imaginative characters and memorable rhymes. He also wrote under the pen names Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone. Several of his books were adapted into animated shorts and even live action films. Among the characters he created were The Cat in the Hat, The Grinch, The Lorax, Horton (of “Hears a Who” fame) and many more.

Dr. Seuss’ first book was And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, published in 1937. Below is a list of Dr. Seuss’ books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Horton Books


Horton Hatches the Egg(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Horton Hears a Who!(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cat In The Hat Books


The Cat in the Hat(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cat in the Hat Songbook(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cat's Quizzer(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Can Read with My Eyes Shut(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Seven Lady Godivas(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King's Stilts(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
McElligot's Pool(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thidwick the Big-hearted Moose(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bartholomew and the Oobleck(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
If I Ran the Zoo(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scrambled Eggs Super!(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On Beyond Zebra(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
If I Ran the Circus(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
How the Grinch Stole Christmas(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Happy Birthday to You(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Green Eggs and Ham(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ten Apples Up On Top!(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Seuss' Sleep Book(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hop On Pop(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Seuss's ABC(1963) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fox in Socks(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Wish That I Had Duck Feet(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Come Over to My House(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eye Book(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Foot Book(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Book About Me(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lorax(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Can Write!(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In a People House(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marvin K. Mooney, Will You Please Go Now!(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shape of Me and Other Stuff(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
There's a Wocket in My Pocket(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Great Day for Up!(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Many Mice of Mr. Brice(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wacky Wednesday(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Because a Little Bug Went Ka-Choo!(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hooper Humperdink...? Not Him!(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Please Try to Remember the First of Octember!(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oh, Say Can You Say?(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maybe You Should Fly a Jet!(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunches in Bunches(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Butter Battle Book(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tooth Book(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You're Only Old Once!(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Am Not Going to Get Up Today!(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oh, the Places You'll Go!(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daisy-head Mayzie(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Many Colored Days(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Seuss's Clever Creatures(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What What I Scared Of?(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fox in Socks, Bricks and Blocks(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sneetches on Beaches(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Seuss's Sleep Softly Book(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Children’s Books


I Can Draw It Myself: By Me, Myself(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sneetches and Other Stories(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today and Other Stories(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tough Coughs as He Ploughs the Dough(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Seuss's Sleepy Time Stories(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dr. Seuss on the Loose(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street is also known as A Story That No One Can Beat. The Many Mice of Mr. Brice is also known as The Pop-Up Mice of Mr. Brice.

The books Ten Apples Up Top, I Wish That I Had Duck Feet, Come Over to My House, The Eye Book, I Can Write, In a People House, The Pop-Up Mice of Mr. Brice, Wacky Wednesday, Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?, Hooper Humperdink…? Not Him!, Please Try to Remember the First of Octember, Maybe You Should Fly a Jet and The Tooth Book were all written under the pen name of Theo LeSieg. Because a Little Bug Went Ka-Choo was written under the pen name of Rosetta Stone. Most of these books would later be re-published under the name Dr. Seuss.

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