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Dr. Seuss Books That Start With S

If you are teaching letter recognition to your preschoolers and kindergarteners, check out these Dr. Seuss Books that Start with S!

Dr. Seuss books are known for their playful rhyming text and imaginative illustrations. Many of his books also have a message or moral to share.

These two books are great choices for parents and teachers looking for quality children’s literature.

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When you read aloud to kids, they can see the words on the page and hear you say them out loud, which gives them a chance to process the shapes and sounds of the letters.

They can also follow along with the story which lets them practice reading left to right and top to bottom.

In addition, reading aloud gives young children a chance to work on their listening and comprehension skills.

Books By Dr. Seuss That Start With S:

The Shape of Me and Other Stuff

The Shape of Me and Other Stuff is a classic Dr. Seuss book that has delighted children for generations.

In the book, two children look at the shapes of different things. “A bug, a balloon, a bed, a bike. No shapes are ever quite alike.”

Dr. Seuss’ recognizable illustrations are silhouettes so young readers can focus on the shape instead of the details.

It’s a thought-provoking book that encourages kids to think outside the box. It’s also a great reminder that we are all unique and that’s what makes us special.

The Shape of Me and Other Stuff: Dr. Seuss's Surprising Word Book


The Sneetches and Other Stories

The Sneetches and Other Stories is a collection of Dr. Seuss stories that was first published in 1953. The book contains four stories, each of which teaches a different lesson.

In the titular story, “The Sneetches,” Seuss teaches the importance of accepting people for who they are, regardless of their external appearances.

The second story, “The Zax,” promotes the importance of communication and compromise.

The third story, “Too Many Daves,” speaks to the importance of being yourself, and the fourth story, “What Was I Scared Of?,” addresses the fear of the unknown.

Each story is filled with Dr. Seuss’s signature rhymes and whimsical illustrations, making The Sneetches and Other Stories a perfect read-aloud book for young children.

The Sneetches and Other Stories


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You May Also Like This Dr. Seuss Author Study:

Are you looking for some fun activities to learn about Dr. Seuss or to celebrate his birthday?

This Dr. Seuss Author Study has a variety of resources that your students can use throughout reading month to learn about the author including a craft, writing activity, and character book report.

Click on the picture to learn more about all the resources that are included in the author study bundle! 

More Dr. Seuss Book Activities:

If you are looking fun crafts and printables for your kids to do after reading books by Dr. Seuss, check out these resources!