By Miriam Raftery
February 18, 2015 (San Diego's East County) - There’s some good news this weeks for fans of Dr. Seuss the beloved San Diego children’s book author who died in 1991. Three new manuscripts have been discovered that were written by Dr. Seuss, whose real name was Theodore Geisel.
The three long-lost manuscripts were found by Geisel’s widow, Audrey, shortly after he died, at his La Jolla home, but were set aside and rediscovered recently.
Random House publication and the Geisel heirs announced this week that the first of the three books, titled What Pet Should I Get? will be published July 28th, Times of San Diego reports.
The book features the brother and sister characters that Dr. Seuss introduced in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.
Titles of the other two books have not yet been announced.
Audrey Geisel is please at news that more Dr. Seuss works will soon be available for readers, with the original newly discovered materials housed at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library.
She called the news “especially heartwarming” since this years marks the 25th anniversary of publication of the last Dr. Seuss Book to be published, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
In yet another treat for readers, Random House has also announced that it will soon release Dr. Seuss works as e-books, providing yet another medium for readers to delight in the whimsical stories that have delighted generations of children.
In the words of Dr. Seuss:
You can find magic
wherever you look.
Sit back and relax,
all you need is a book.