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October 31, 2014

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Dr. Seuss Ebooks Finally Available September 24

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Children’s book classics such as Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat and the Hat will be available in ebook format for the first time beginning on September 24. Fifteen of author/illustrator Dr. Seuss’s (aka Theodor Geisel) beloved titles will make their digital debut on that date, keeping the original layouts and iconic illustrations from their print editions, says publisher Random House Children’s. By November 2013, a total of 41 ebooks will be available for children, parents, and educators.

Pick of the Day: Bink & Gollie (DVD)

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Bink & Gollie. DVD. 14 min. Weston Woods. 2012. ISBN 978-0545-44752-2. $59.95; CD, ISBN 978-0-545-44757-7: $12.95; CD with hardcover book, ISBN 978-0-545-44808-6: $12.95.

K-Gr 3–Kate DeCamillo and Alison McGhee’s humorous tale (Candlewick, 2010) about friendship has won numerous well-deserved awards, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal. Bink and Gollie live in an exotic tree house and often communicate by walkie-talkie. These three short stories feature tall, sensible Gollie who has a rich imagination and a formal way of speaking, and short, [...]