The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library - Dr. Seuss Book Series

Discover the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss in "The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library" – 20 volumes of playful science education for curious minds.
Find the complete The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library book series listed in order.

When it comes to Dr. Seuss, you might think of Cat In the Hat, Horton the Elephant, and Lorax, the classic animated characters.

Dr. Seuss is one of the most popular children's book authors in the world, and in English-speaking countries, adults and children alike don't know. Schools in the United States have Dr. Seuss Day every year. 

Dr. Seuss's calligraphy and painting style are unique, with many sentences, and few words, almost every sentence rhymes, and the words are extremely simple. His humor is only understood by children, and each book is so witty that it makes the child giggle.

"Seuss style" is very popular among children. Harper Collins, a famous children's book publishing group, has an idea to use the Seuss method to write a set of easy-to-read popular science books for children.

So, they invited Tish Rabe, a famous children's book writer who participated in the creation of "Sesame Street" before, to create a set of basic concepts of science in plain language, with the classic image of Dr. Seuss - a cat in a hat as the protagonist. A catchy picture book series.

This is "The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library" referred to as the "Seuss Encyclopedia", a total of 20 volumes.

Boxed set of "The Cat in the Hat's Learning Library" by Dr. Seuss featuring colorful book spines and illustrations.

This set of books has been selling well in Europe and the United States for 20 years. It is recognized as the most popular science book for children, and it is also a must-read for children in English-speaking countries to enlighten children.

It continues the consistent style of Seuss, changing the stereotyped and boring image of popular science books, writing popular science in verse, and reading every sentence like singing. 

Although the Lexicon index is not low, between 520-650L, it is a difficult bridge book, but the illustrations are beautiful, the painting style is imaginative, and it is full of cute childlike interest and imagination, and children are reluctant to put it down.

The well-known cat in a hat, took Sally and Dick on a wonderful journey of scientific exploration, from land to sea, from dinosaurs to humans, from animals to plants, and from the sky to the ground, wearing a hat Cats know everything and know everything.

Children can follow the "Cat in the Hat" to travel around the world, and listen to him tell them the mysteries of all things in the world during the fun and thrilling journey and learn many natural phenomena or scientific knowledge from it.

The exaggerated and interesting storyline allows children to understand the real world, broaden their horizons, and increase their knowledge in the process of relaxing and happy reading. It can be said to be the best book for scientific enlightenment!

This set of books has no audio, but it was adopted by the American PBS channel into the cartoon "The Cat in the Hat is a Know-It-All", which is very popular and is still being updated continuously.

Unlike other "conceptual" popular science books, this set is aimed at entry-level readers and introduces some important basic concepts of the world we live in. These concepts provide an important foundation for children to construct complex knowledge and thought systems in the future.

Best-selling Rhyme and Popular Science Picture Books

"The Cat in the Hat Popular Science Library" 20 volumes
  • A Great Day for Pup
  • Miles and Miles of Reptiles
  • I Can Name 50 Trees Today!
  • My, Oh My – a Butterfly!
  • Would You Rather Be a Tadpole?
  • Oh Say, Can You Say What's the Weather Today?
  • One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent
  • A Whale of a Tale
  • Clam-I-am!
  • Inside Your Outside!
  • If I Ran the Rainforest
  • Oh, The Pets You Can Get!
  • There's No Place Like Space!
  • Fine Feathered Friends
  • Oh, The Things You Can Do That Are Good For You!
  • Oh Beyond Bugs!
  • Wish For a Fish
  • Is a Camel a Mammal?
  • Oh Say Can You Seed?
  • Oh Say, Can You Say Di-no-saur?
Volume Introduction

Below, I will briefly talk about what stories each book tells and what knowledge children can learn. By displaying the inner pages, you can also judge whether it is suitable for children to read.

1. Inside Your Outside!

"See Through Yourself: The Secrets of the Human Body"

Inside Your Outside by Dr. Seuss

Cat in the Hat takes Dick and Sally on a bodily journey through the "See Through Yourself" machine. They learned about their bodies, from their toes to their brains - how the brain and bones work.

Learn about the senses, muscles, eyes, and intestines.

2. There's No Place Like Space!

The Wonderful Space: Exploring the Solar System 

There's No Place Like Space! by Dr. Seuss

Fired up with excitement and curiosity.

Through the magic of the cat in the hat, young readers will embark on an exciting journey to visit the eight planets of the solar system.

3. One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent

"Ancient and Modern Currency"

One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat takes Dick and Sally to explore the history of coinage by entering the "Money Museum".

Look at the variety of currencies from ancient times to modern times, from India and China to Greece and the United States.

4. I Can Name 50 Trees Today!

"I Can Recognize 50 Trees Today: A Complete Knowledge of Trees"

I Can Name 50 TreesToday! by Dr. Seuss

While admiring some of the world's most amazing trees, Cat in the Hat teaches young readers how to identify different species of trees by their crown shape, leaves, seeds, bark, and fruit.

Children will learn about many common tree species.

5. A Whale of a Tale

The Amazing Family of Whales: Porpoises, Dolphins, and Whales

A Whale of a Tale by Dr. Seuss

Cat in the Hat takes you to the open ocean in search of dolphins and whales - those marine mammals known as cetaceans. 

Children will learn how cetaceans keep warm without hair, they have teeth and baleen, appear in groups in the sea, leap into waves, spin, dash out of the water, and “see” through echolocation.

This book will introduce children to about 20 different species of cetaceans.

6. Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good For You!

Good Habits You Can Build: The Secret to Staying Healthy

Oh , the Things You Can Do That Are Good For You by Dr. Seuss

With the help of the staff and with the help of a foam bathing machine, the Cat in the Hat explains the basics of healthy living.

From eating right, getting enough exercise and sleep, and having a positive attitude to the distance and speed of a sneeze!

7. Miles and Miles of Reptiles

"Reptiles Travel a Thousand Miles: The Complete Knowledge of Reptiles"

Miles and Miles of Reptiles by Dr. Seuss

Explore the world of reptiles: lizards, snakes, turtles, and all kinds of crocodiles. In the process, young readers will learn about features common to most reptiles (air-breathing, laying eggs on land, skin covered with scales or shells).

Basic information about each group of reptiles, bizarre, interesting phenomena about individual species (iguanas drink seawater and then sneeze salt out of their nostrils), and a lot more.

8. Oh Say Can You Seed?

"Hey, Can You Grow Something: The Mysteries of Flowering Plants"

Oh Say Can You Seed? by Dr. Seuss

Introduces the various components of plants, the basic photosynthesis and pollination processes, and the dispersal process of seeds.

9. Oh Say Can You Say What's the Weather Today?

"Hey! Do you know what the weather is like today: The Encyclopedia of Weather Knowledge

Oh Say Can You Say What's the Weather Today? by Dr. Seuss

Cat in the Hat takes Dick and Sally around the world to check out different types of weather with the help of Little 1 and Little 2. 

They learned about meteorologists, weather balloons, and thermometers, studied the hydrological cycle, and learned about rain, snow, hail, and clouds.

10. Clam-I-Am!

"Miss Clam: The Beach Knowledge"

Clam-I-Am! by Dr. Seuss

A Little Fish is hosting a seaside talk show for the Fish Channel - Cat in the Hat, Little 1 and Little 2 are the photographer and staff respectively! 

The special guests invited by Xiaoyu include Miss Clam, Horseshoe Crab, Parasitic Crab, Jellyfish, etc.

11. Fine-Feathered Friends

"Beautiful Birds, Man's Friend: A Bird's Hole"

Fine Feathered Friends by Dr. Seuss

Hummingbirds, ostriches, flycatchers, tits, and bald eagles! Dick and Sally go on a bird-watching trip led by the cat in the hat.

Travel the world to see our feathered pals in their natural habitat.

12.  My, Oh My-a Butterfly!

"Oh! Butterfly: Mystery of the Butterfly

My, Oh My-A Butterfly by Dr. Seuss

Sally and Dick discovered a little miracle in their own backyard - the entire metamorphosis (biological term) development process from an egg to a caterpillar, to a caterpillar to a pupa, and then to a butterfly!

Along the way, young readers will discover how butterflies see thousands of images simultaneously, suck nectar from flowers, evade predators, and be able to identify them by size, shape, and color.

13. Is a Camel a Mammal?

"Is a Camel a Mammal: A Mammal View"

Is a Camel a Mammal? by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat has written a book about mammals and invites the children to read it together.

The book introduces a wide variety of mammals, including their bodies, habitats, and eating habits. From the world's smallest shrew to the largest blue whale to hippos, kangaroos, bats, snow rabbits, koalas, etc., the book has introduced.

After reading this book, children will be able to answer the question posed by the title: camels are mammals.

14. If I Ran The Rainforest

"Through the Rainforest: Rainforest Panorama"

If I Ran The Rainforest by Dr. Seuss

Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Dick through the dew, canopy, understory, and ground layers of the rainforest, encountering many plants, animals, and locals along the way.

15. Would You Rather Be a Tadpole?

"Would You Be A Tadpole: The Full Picture of Life in the Pond"

Would You Rather Be a Tadpole? by Dr. Seuss

What's in the pond? In addition to the various fish, ducks, swans, etc. that you can see at a glance, there are also frogs and their babies - tadpoles, which are not easy to find. In addition, it is a paradise for all kinds of insects.

16. Oh Beyond Bugs!

Here Come Bed Bugs: The Story of an Insect Family

Oh Beyong Bugs by Dr. Seuss

Get an up-close look at bug life and discover everything you ever wanted to know about insects.

Children will learn how insects—from blow bugs, and bees, to moths—see, smell, communicate, pollinate, and sometimes annoy, amaze, and more often make our lives better as humans.

17. Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur?

"Hey Can You Name These Dinosaurs: Dinosaur Knowledge"

Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur? by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat makes another surprise appearance at Dick and Sally's house - this time on a Brachiosaurus! It doesn't take long for it to travel back millions of years with Dick and Sally to see how the fossils were formed and explore the world of prehistoric dinosaurs.

18. Wish For a Fish

"Under the Sea: The Full Picture of Marine Life"

Wish For a Fish by Dr. Seuss

Diving all the way from the sun zone to the dark zone, all the way to the bottom of the trench, Captain Cat and his crew have a close and intimate encounter with the different types of creatures seen on every layer of the ocean. 

19. A Great Day for Pup

"Baby Animal Adventures: Knowledge of Wild Animals"

A Great Day for Pup by Dr. Seuss

From Australia to Asia, to Africa, to Antarctica, cats in hats travel the globe in search of wild animal cubs.

20. Oh, the Pets You Can Get!

"Pet Collection: Our Animal Friends"

Oh, the Pets You Can Get! by Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat takes young readers on a tour of a very special place called Joe Pride and teaches everything about keeping pets, including the exercise pets, need, the food they eat, where they sleep, and of course regular visits to veterinarian's tips.

Conclusion: The world-renowned Seuss-style popular science picture book

Dr. Seuss' real name was Theodore Geisel, and Seuss was his middle name because his father was eager for him to become a doctor, and in honor of his father, he used Dr. Seuss as a pseudonym.

Geisel was originally a well-known illustrator in New York. In the United States in the 1950s, most children's books focused on vocabulary learning, but the content was boring, so children's reading enthusiasm was generally not high.

A friend of Geisel made a bet with him that he would write a book that children would love to read in just 300 words that a first-grader would know. As a result, he only used 200 words to write Cat In the Hat, which became popular all over the world." The Cat in the Top Hat ".

"The Cat in the Hat" is Seuss's most well-known representative work. The cat in the story has also become a household image all over the world.

After that, he got out of control and devoted the rest of his life to the creation of children's picture books.

Harper Collins, a well-known children's book publishing brand, has captured that since children all over the world like "Seuss style" so much, let's make a set of popular science books that are easy for children to read.

Invited Tish Rabe, a well-known American best-selling children's book author, to create the image of Dr. Seuss.

Tish Rabe is also a very talented children's literature writer. She has created more than 160 children's books, including the familiar Sesame Street, and she has also won the Mom's Choice Gold Award for Best Picture Book (Mom's Choice Best Picture Book). Book Gold Award).

Tish Rabe's creation was very successful. Since its publication in 1999, this set of books has sold more than four million copies, and you can always see it on Amazon's best-selling popular children's books list.

Because it is very popular with children, the American PBS channel seized the opportunity to adapt this picture book series into a cartoon of the same name and broadcast it, and it is still launching new episodes.

The jury members of the Caldecott Awards in the United States summed up the characteristics of this book very well:
"Conceptual" science picture books for children are quite different from those that require a high level of reading.

The Cat in the Hat Popular Science Library is aimed at entry-level readers and introduces some important basic concepts of the world we live in. These concepts provide an important foundation for children to construct complex knowledge and thought systems in the future.
The comments from parents are also very pertinent:
Although it is a popular science book, the language and pictures are very lively and interesting, and there are many characters from Dr. Seuss's books interspersed in it. This is a good set of popular science books for kids who like Dr. Seuss.

This set of books should be included in the category of bridge books. The fonts are large, which is convenient for children to read by themselves, and can also be read by parents and children. It involves a lot of vocabulary and is a bridge book with a certain degree of difficulty.

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