Category Archives: Dr. Seuss

Weird Worlds of Words

Uprooted, by Naomi Novik – This is the first book I read by this author. I know she has a popular series of books set during the Napoleonic Wars but with dragons. Partially inspired by Slavic mythology, it’s the tale … Continue reading

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Martian Ham, Pork from Space

Dr. Seuss’s legendary Green Eggs and Ham recently made the news when Ted Cruz read it out loud during his not-really-a-filibuster against Obamacare. Strange that he would choose this book while decrying something he hadn’t tried. Wasn’t he kind of … Continue reading

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One Major League Glunk

I recently came across the Seussblog, which has reviews of all of Dr. Seuss’s books (well, up through Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! so far), and while I haven’t read all of his books, for the most part it’s … Continue reading

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Just Like Seuss

The Seuss, the Whole Seuss, and Nothing But the Seuss: A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel, by Charles D. Cohen – I became interested in this book after seeing it mentioned on J.L. Bell’s blog. In addition to being … Continue reading

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Guns and Butter

Friday was Dr. Seuss’s birthday, so what better time to look back at the work of one of the most celebrated children’s authors of our time? I grew up reading his books, but really, who didn’t? I can’t say I’ve … Continue reading

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