A commemorative postage stamp, which you see here, was issued by the United States in 2004 on the anniversary of his 100th birthday.
And now, twenty-four years after his death, Dr. Seuss is going to be published again! The complete manuscript and sketches for What Pet Should I Get? was recently found in an old box and will be published this summer!
Now it’s your turn: You are rummaging around in an old box in Dr. Seuss’s attic and you find another manuscript buried under old clothes and shoes. What have you found?
Write the title of this undiscovered book and then write the first page or two of this new story in poem form.
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Image: U. S. Postal Service stamp
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