Dr. Seuss is the all-time most successful author of books for young children. "The Lorax" movie, based on the Dr. Seuss book of the same name, lands in theaters March 2. To mark the occasion we thought it'd be fun to look and see what the "Top 10 Bestselling Dr. Seuss Books" are in terms of current sales. We employ Amazon.com sales ranks as the criteria for ordering the list.
Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty." — Seusville.com
"Poor Dick and Sally. It's cold and wet and they're stuck in the house with nothing to do … until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into a madcap adventure and almost wrecking the place in the process!" — Seusville.com
"All journeys face perils, whether from indecision, from loneliness, or worst of all, from too much waiting. Seuss's familiar pajama-clad hero is up to the challenge, and his odyssey is captured vividly in busy two-page spreads evoking both the good times (grinning purple elephants, floating golden castles) and the bad (deep blue wells of confusion)." — Seusville.com
"Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham." — Seusville.com
"Dr. Seuss’s joyous ode to individuality (has) allowed readers to experience firsthand the thrill of celebrating a birthday as it is done in Katroo." — Seusville.com
"Horton, the lovable elephant, tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust. An easy reader with delightful verse and pictures." — Seusville.com
"An alphabet book with zany drawings and nonsensical verse provides an entertaining way for small children to learn the letters and their sounds." — "Booklist"
The four wildly whimsical stories in this collection — 'The Sneetches,' 'The Zax,' 'Too Many Daves,' and 'What Was I Scared Of?' — touch on important moral issues, and while they can be read for sheer pleasure, they are also ideal for sparking conversations about tolerance, the need for compromise, and fear of the unknown. — Seusville.com
"An ooey-gooey, green oobleck was not exactly what the king had in mind when he ordered something extra-special from his royal magicians." — Seusville.com
"Written to be 'read in bed,' the story begins with one small yawn that spreads from bedroom to bedroom across the country until finally ninety-nine zillion, nine trillion and three Seussian creatures are sound asleep. Perfect for reading before nap or bedtime." — Seusville.com