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Who's Who & What's What in the Books of Dr. Seuss

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Who's Who &
What's What
in the books of
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Compiled by
Edward Connery Lathem.

Hanover, New Hampshire:
Dartmouth College, 2000.

Electronic edition copyright © 2009 Trustees of Dartmouth College.

Table of Contents

A: A to ax

B: Baboona to buzz

C: cactus to customer

D: Dad to Dwight

E: eaches to eyses

F: factory, I-and-T to fuzzy little stuff

G: Gack to Gwark

H: H to Hut-Zut

I: I to Its all my fault

J: Jack to Jungles of Jorn

K: Kalamazoo to Kwong

L: Ladders to Lurch

M: macaroni to My Uncle Terwilliger

N: Nadd to Nutches

O: O to oysters

P: paddle to puzzler

Q: quacker-backer to quizzing

R: Rabbit to Russian Palooski

S: sack to Sylvester

T: table to two-footed

U: Ubb to Utterly Sputter

V: Vail to Vung

W: waggy bears to Wuzzled wheat

X: Xs

Y: Yahoo to Yuzz-a-ma-Tuzz

Z: Z to zzz

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This publication commemorates the
seventy-fifth anniversary of the
graduation from Dartmouth College of

Theodor Seuss Geisel

and was made possible by the
William L. Bryant Foundation
established by William J. Bryant
Dartmouth Class of 1925.


Title-page illustration
and "Dr. Seuss" signature
reproduced by courtesy of

Audrey S. Geisel

(Dartmouth L.H.D. 2000)
and Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.


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The Dr. Seuss Books of Theodor Seuss Geisel.

And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street (1937) The 500 Hats Of Bartholomew Cubbins (1938) The Seven Lady Godivas (1939) The King’s Stilts (1939) Horton Hatches The Egg (1940) Mcelligot’s Pool (1947) Thidwick The Big-Hearted Moose (1948) Bartholomew And The Oobleck (1949) If I Ran the Zoo. (1950) Scrambled Eggs Super! (1953) Horton Hears A Who! (1954) On Beyond Zebra (1955) If I Ran The Circus (1956) The Cat in the Hat (1957) How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1957) Yertle The Turtle And Other Stories (1958) The Cat In The Hat Comes Back! (1958) Happy Birthday To You! (1959) Green Eggs And Ham (1960) One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960) The Sneetches And Other Stories (1961) Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book (1962) Dr. Seuss's ABC (1963) Hop on Pop (1963) Fox In Socks (1965) I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew (1965) The Cat In The Hat Song Book (1967) The Foot Book (1968) I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories (1969) My Book About Me (1969) I Can Draw It Myself (1970) Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? (1970) The Lorax (1971) Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (1972) Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (1973) The Shape Of Me And Other Stuff (1973) Great Day For Up (1974) There's a Wocket in my Pocket! (1974) Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! (1975) The Cat's Quizzer. (1976) I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! (1978) Oh Say Can You Say? (1979) Hunches In Bunches (1982) The Butter Battle Book (1984) You're Only Old Once! (1986) I am Not Going to Get Up Today (1987) Oh, The Places You'll Go! (1990) [And Posthumously] Daisy-Head Mayzie (1994) My Many Colored Days (1996) Hooray For Diffendoofer Day! (1998)



A: A to ax

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A

Letter of the alphabet central to a question — in The Cat's Quizzer.

A and S Man

Designation at the Golden Years Clinic of Dr. Ginns, as the physician specializing in "Antrums and Shins" — in You're Only Old Once!

Abel, Curtis A.

Name on a roadside sign (identifying Salina, Kansas, as "Birthplace / of / Curtis A. Abel"), being one of a multitude of directional indicators featured — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

abilities

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Abrasion-Contusions

Race cars said to be driven by Circus McGurkus's Colliding-Collusions — in If I Ran the Circus.

Act, Great Balancing

Description and/or definition of the nature of Life — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

address

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Agent, Finagle the

"A wheeler and dealer who knew every trick," and who undertook the commercial representation of Mayzie McGrew and her daisy — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Aghast, Bombastic

Bird the egg of which ( "And I saved it for last . . .") was secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

"Ah-a-a-a-a-a-h . . . Choo"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

air

[1] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] One of the contexts ( "Up in the air feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

airplane

Vehicle that is the source of confetti, dumped "while everyone cheers," as part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street. See also: jet; plane

a-la-hoop

Description of the manner of sleepwalking engaged in by the Hoop-Soup-Snoop-Group — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Alaric, Sir

Keeper of the King's Records — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

alarm

Among the things ( "The alarm can ring.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Alaska

[1] Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [2] One of the states about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Aldermen

City officials who are present on a reviewing stand, as part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Ali

Fellow ( "brave Ali") who "fought his way through" to secure for Peter T. Hooper an egg of the Mt. Strookoo Cuckoo — in Scrambled Eggs Super! See also: Sard, Ali

Alice

Name of both Hooded Klopfers — in Happy Birthday to You.

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all

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

all-er

Seussian expression of an extended, more inclusive form of "all," as well as a rendering of "all are" (devised to rhyme with "taller") — in Happy Birthday to You!

Allergy Whiz

Characterization of Dr. Pollen — in You're Only Old Once!

all-est

Seussian expression of a superlative form of "all" (devised to rhyme with "tallest") — in Happy Birthday to You!

alligator and alligators

[1] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Creature cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter A/a — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

alone

State in which, it is said, "you'll be quite a lot" and within which context may encounter things "that can scare you so much you won't want to go on" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

alphabet

[1] Subject central to the story's development — in On Beyond Zebra [2] Subject of the book's coverage — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

anchors

Among the things the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

And now Papa's in the pail.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

anger

[1] Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Emotion experienced by King Derwin throughout "The-Year-the-King-Got-Angry-with-the-Sky," and basic to the story's development — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

animal, big yellow and animal, one-horned

Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

ankles

Among the things the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Annie, Aunt

Name cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter A/a — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Another Chance

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . Another Chance") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Antrums

One of the areas (together with Shins) constituting the medical specialty of Dr. Ginns — in You're Only Old Once!

ants

Creatures the Cat in the Hat says one can read "all about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

ants' eggs

Part of the charge (together with "bees' legs," "dried-fried clam chowder," and Poo-a-Doo Powder) said to have been used to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

anywhere

Among the locations asked about, as possibly being a place for liking and/or eating the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham.

Apartments, Fairfax

Residence at Who-ville of Jo-Jo — in Horton Hears a Who!

Apartment 12-J

Fairfax Apartments location of Jo-Jo — in Horton Hears a Who!

ape cakes

Alternative designation of "grape cakes" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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apes

Circus McGurkus's creatures (Sir Beers, Sir Bopps, Sir Dawkins, Sir Hawkins, Sir Hector, Sir Jawks, Sir Jeers, and Sir Vector) said to perform as its Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus. See also: horn-tooting apes

appearance

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

April 16, 1078

Date on which Lady Lulu "was kicked by her horse" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Arabella, Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Ark, Noah's whole

Biblical vessel and its cargo that, Gerald McGrew declares, people will ultimately regard McGrew Zoo as "better than" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

armament, combat

Subject central to the story — in The Butter Battle Book.

a-snooze

Description of the sleeping state of the inhabitants of Who-ville when the Grinch made his Christmas Eve descent upon the town — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Asso-see-eye-ation, Katroo Happy Birthday

Organization said to have responsibility for the training of Birthday Birds — in Happy Birthday to You!

Atrocious, Spotted

Circus McGurkus creature it is said "chews up and eats with the greatest of ease / Things like carpets and sidewalks and people and trees" — in If I Ran the Circus.

attributes

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Audio-Telly-o-Tally-o Count

Means cited as being that of determining the number of sleepers — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Aunt Annie's alligator

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter A/a — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Australian fish

Aquatic creature ( "With a kangaroo's pouch") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

autograph collection

Unit of the book where specified entries are to be secured by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

awfully awfully awful

Characterization of one's condition "when you can't make up your mind" — in Hunches in Bunches.

ax

One of the words cited in providing examples of where it "comes in handy" to have the letter X/x — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.


B: Baboona to buzz

Baboona, Foona-Lagoona

Creatures said to be asleep at Foona-Lagoona — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

baby

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter B/b — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

back

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] One of the particularities ( "Back feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [3] Among the words featured as part of a tongue-twisting sentence — in Oh Say Can You Say?

back door keys

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

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Back Room

Working area of the Boys constituting the weapons-planning groups of the Yooks and the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

bad

[1] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Bad-Animal-Catching-Machine

Device Gerald McGrew fantasizes about building, to be used in capturing for McGrew Zoo creatures "too dangerous to catch with bare hands" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

baggy bears

Among the kinds of bears with which Uncle Terwilliger is said to dance in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

bagpipes

Musical instrument that it is said Mrs. Fox "Makes . . . out of / straws and socks" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

bah, hoo-to foo-to boo-to

Subject involved in the theft treated of in "Somebody Stole My Hoo-to Foo-to Boo-to Bah," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

BAHH

Seussian rendering of "Bah" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Balancing Act, Great

Description and/or definition of the nature of Life — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Balber

Element of the magicians' incantation "Malber, Balber, Tidder, Tudd" — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

ball and balls

[1] Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [4] Object ( "a race / on a horse / on a ball / with a fish") it is suggested one might think about — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! See also: baseballs; Biggel-Ball; ping-pong ball; snow balls; soccer balls

Ballew, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

balloon and balloons

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go / by balloon") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [4] Among the objects ( "red, blue and orange balloons") that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [5] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up. See also: Marvin O'Gravel Balloon Face

bananas

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

band and bands

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks. See also: Boom Bands; brass band; Butter-Up Band; Snore-a-Snort Band

bandwagon

Vehicle Marco fantasizes about causing to be pulled by an elephant and two giraffes — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

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bang-binging

Description of the sound made by the hunters' guns — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

bang-bouncing

Description of the action of the bullets fired by the hunters' guns — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

bangs

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Bang-ups

Possible impediments (together with "Hang-ups") that it is said "can happen to you" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Bar-ba-loots, Brown

Creatures said to have formerly been seen under the Truffula Trees, "frisking about in their Bar-ba-loot suits" — in The Lorax.

Barber

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter B/b — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

barber shop

Place the narrator, in confusion, did not know whether it or Boise, Idaho, should be his destination — in Hunches in Bunches.

barber shop poles, soft-tufted

Among the places where or on which creatures are said to be sleeping — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

barg-ued

Seussian expression used by the narrator ( "We argued and we barg-ued!") when describing the process by which, in discussion with himself, he finally decided, as between alternative hunches, "what to do" — in Hunches in Bunches.

barn door

Portal central to Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery: "Don't lock the barn door after the horse has been stolen!" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

baseballs

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

basket

Object, belonging to the person being addressed, about which the narrator asks whether he/she ever had "the feeling" that a creature called Wasket is present there — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

bat and bats

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Among the objects used by the Little Cats to deal with the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

bathroom

[1] Place where the Cat in the Hat is found "eating a cake in the tub" — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [2] Place about which the Very Odd Hunch disturbed the narrator by inquiring, "Do you think it might be helpful / if you went . . . ?" — in Hunches in Bunches.

battle

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Battle of Hastings

Lord Godiva's intended destination on the day of his death — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Bay

See: Boober Bay; Hudson Bay

Ba-zoo, Brothers

Characters said to have a problem with the manner of the growth of their hair — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Bazzim

Place of residence of the Nazzim, who is identified as owner of the creature called Spazzim — in On Beyond Zebra.

beaches

Setting of the story in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

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Beagle-Beaked-Bald-Headed Grinch

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

bean, green string

Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

bean, navy

Bullet said to be used ( "a stale navy bean / That you've dunked for three weeks in old sour kerosene") when killing the creature called Sneedle — in On Beyond Zebra.

beans

[1] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [2] Among the things ( "You can shoot at me with peas and beans!") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! See also: pork and wee beans

bean shooter bugs, keen-shooter, mean-shooter

Characterization of the creatures called Chuggs, which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

bear and bears

[1] Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [2] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Creatures central to the song in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: baggy bears; honey bears; polar bears; shaggy bears; waggy bears

Bear, Mr.

Creature that contends boastfully with Mr. Rabbit ( "I'm the greatest of smellers. . . . / This nose on my face is the finest that grows.") in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

beard, ten-foot

Whiskers on a man who is part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Beast

See: East Beast; West Beast; Who-roast-beast

beck

Seussian rendering of "beckon" (devised to rhyme with "neck") — in You're Only Old Once!

Becker, Miss

Golden Years Clinic staff member characterized as "your beckoner" — in You're Only Old Once!

bed

[1] Among the objects or surfaces said to have been bumped by the kites of Thing One and Thing Two while playing the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Among the objects between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [3] Among the places with regard to which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [4] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [5] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [6] Object about which Ned complains ( "I do not like / my little bed.") — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [7] Object the narrator says the shaking of will not cause him to leave — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

bedchamber

Room of King Derwin's palace to which the royal magicians are summoned "from their musty hole beneath the dungeon" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

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Bed Spreaders

Characters who are said to "spread spreads on beds" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

bee and bees

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Among the creatures that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [4] Among the creatures ( "bees," as well as "bees on threes") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [5] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [6] Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [7] Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [8] Insects that bothersomely swarmed toward Mayzie McGrew's daisy — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [9] Insects the "world's sweetest" ones of which are said to be fed upon by the frogs called Wogs — in Scrambled Eggs Super! [10] Among those it is said singing is "good for" (for their "tongues and necks and knees") in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [11] Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "buzz" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? [12] What the narrator says "I am" ( "a busy, buzzy bee") on a "Yellow Day" — in My Many Colored Days. See also: bees' legs; bumblebee

beep

Description of the action of playing a beeper in "Beeper Booper," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: bopulous beep

beep-beep-beeper

Musician characterized as possibly being the one "that you need" in "Beeper Booper," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

beeper

One of the musical instruments that is a central feature of the song in "Beeper Booper," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

"Beeper Booper"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

beeping

Among the noise-making attempts (together with "yapping" and "yipping" and "bipping") exerted by the Whos while trying to make themselves heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

Beers, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

bees' legs

Part of the charge (together with "ants' eggs," "dried-fried clam chowder," and Poo-a-Doo Powder) said to have been used to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

beet, red

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

beetles, tweetle

Creatures that relate to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Bee-Watcher, Hawtch-Hawtcher

Character said to have as his job at Hawtch-Hawtch "to keep both his eyes on the lazy town bee" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Bee-Watcher-Watcher

Character at Hawtch-Hawtch said to have as his job watching the Bee-Watcher — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

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Beeze, Mr.

Art instructor at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Beezlenut Blossoms

Sole source of food, said to be "sweeter than sweet," of "the world's sweetest bees" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Beezle-Nut oil or juice

Substance in which the kangaroos and members of the Wickersham family intend to boil Horton's "small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who!

Beezle-Nut stew

What Horton warns would result from the threatened boiling in Beezle-Nut oil of his "small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who!

Beezlenut Trees

Arboreal source of Beezlenut Blossoms — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

beft

Creatures about which is asked the reason they "always go to the left" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

bell, holiday

Object rung to announce special observances at the Kingdom of Didd — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Bellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Bellows and Candle

Designation of a test said to have been "perfected" by the Golden Years Clinic's "World-Renowned Ear Man," Von Crandall — in You're Only Old Once!

bell ringer and bell tower

Member of King Derwin's staff and the location of his post at the palace — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

belly

Abdominal area on which the presence or absence of stars is central to the story's development in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories. See also: checkerboard belly

bellyache

Stomach upset experienced by the narrator, as a result of having eaten too much at the celebration of the outcome of the "special test" upon the results of which Diffendoofer School's future depended — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Ben

Creature that (together with Bim) relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Ben-Deezing, West Upper

Place from which is said to come Circus McGurkus's Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe — in If I Ran the Circus.

bends

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Benny

Alternative form of reference to the title character of the song in "Lullaby for Mr. Benjamin B. Bickelbaum," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

bent

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

berked

Among the sounds made by Sylvester McMonkey McBean's "very peculiar machine" for adding stars to bellies in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Berlin

[1] One of the cities about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! [2] Place where Gretchen von Schwinn is said to possess an extraordinarily featured mandolin — in Oh Say Can You Say?

best-est

Seussian expression of a superlative form of "best" — in Happy Birthday to You!

best friend

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

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Best of the Best

[1] Among the characterizations of one's birthday, as declared by the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You! [2] Characterization of what it is said usually "you'll be" upon joining "the high fliers / who soar to high heights" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Better Break

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a Better Break") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Better Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that "yanked off / the Homework Hunch's hat" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Bickelbaum, Mr. Benjamin B.

Character serenaded by the song in "Lullaby for Mr. Benjamin B. Bickelbaum," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

bicycle

[1] Vehicle ridden by the "spooky pale green pants / With nobody inside 'em" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories [2] Vehicle "made for three" associated with the creature named Mike — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Vehicle the Sour Hunch insists that the narrator immediately attend to oiling, rather than go off with James — in Hunches in Bunches. See also: one-wheeled bicycle; bike

Biffalo Buff

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Biffer-Baum Birds

Creatures said to build their nests anew "each night" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

big

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] One of the particularities ( "Big feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [3] Size of one of the sorts of animals, "pink pigs" and "big pigs," associated with Pete Briggs — in Oh Say Can You Say? See also: Pete Briggs' Pink Pigs Big Pigs Pigpen

Big Birthday Party

Designation of the observance held at Katroo on one's birthday — in Happy Birthday to You!

Big-Boy Boomeroo

Alternative designation of the Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo — in The Butter Battle Book.

Big Brag", "The

Title of a story as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Big Cat

One of the alternative forms of reference to the Cat in the Hat — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Biggel-Ball

Component of the Audio-Telly-o-Tally-o Count mechanism that drops "whenever it sees a new sleeper go flop" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

biggered and biggering

Seussian expressions of "enlarged" and "enlarging" — in The Lorax.

Big-Hearted

Characterization of Thidwick, the principal character of the story — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Big Something

Designation of the drawing left to be done totally by the reader — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Big Tent

Designation of Circus McGurkus's principal component — in If I Ran the Circus.

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big yellow animal

Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Big War

Characterization by the Chief Yookero of the up-coming ultimate conflict between the Yooks and the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

Big Work

Characterization of the Kingdom of Binn's application to "caring for the mighty Dike Trees" — in The King's Stilts.

bike and bikes

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go / by bike") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [3] Vehicle "made for three," and to which Mike relates as both rider and pusher — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [4] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up. See also: bicycle; Zike-Bike

Bim

Creature that (together with Ben) relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

bin, shin-pin

Container used by Pinner Blinn in which to carry his "Bin shinbone pin" devices — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Bingle Bug

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Binn, Kingdom of

Realm that is the setting of the story — in The King's Stilts.

Bipper

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

bipping

Among the noise-making attempts (together with "beeping" and "yapping" and "yipping") exerted by the Whos while trying to make themselves heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

Bippo-no-Bungus

Creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing "a flock of" from the Jungles of Hippo-no-Hungus for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Bips

Abbreviated form of reference, as expressed by Gerald McGrew, to the creatures called Bippo-no-Bungus — in If I Ran the Zoo.

bird and birds

[1] Among the things particularly cited and commented upon as features of a story — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the creatures it is suggested one "can think up" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [3] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [4] Animals "billions" of which the narrator encountered within the "frightful black tunnel" into which he fell upon escaping from the Perilous Poozers — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew [5] Animals central to the egg-quest missions of Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super! [6] Among the things ( "The birds can peep.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! [7] Animal that is to be drawn and identified by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me. See also: Biffer-Baum Birds; Birthday Bird; Elephant-Bird; Zinn-a-zu Birds

Bird-Flight Night-Sight Light, Bright Dwight

Device that it is said "might be right" as a Christmas present for a father having the name Dwight — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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bird-of-a-bird-of-a-bird-of

Characterization of Miss Fuddle-dee-Duddle — in On Beyond Zebra.

birthday

[1] Among the subjects about which information and drawn elements are to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Anniversary celebrated by the song in "Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [3] Anniversary central to the story's coverage — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Bird

Creature said to be, on one's birthday at Katroo, "in charge of it all" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Cake Cookers, Official Katroo Happy

Designation of the bakers Snookers and Snookers — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Express

Means said to be available for transporting to its intended recipient a gift chosen at the Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Flower Jungle

Place at Katroo said to have "The best-sniffing flowers that anyone grows" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Hi-Sign-and-Shake, Secret Katroo

Characterization of the finger-and-toe manner of exchanging greetings, on one's birthday, with the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Honk-Honker

Musician at Katroo that it is said plays on one's birthday from "high up Mt. Zorn" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Horn

Instrument said to be used at Katroo, on one's birthday, to "start the day right" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Lunch

Midday meal at Katroo that, on one's birthday, it is said "as a rule" consists of "hot dogs, rolled on a spool" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Pal-alace

Location at Katroo where one's Big Birthday Party is held — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Pet Reservation, Official Katroo

Place "in the heart of" Katroo where creatures are kept to be chosen from as a gift on one's birthday — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birthday Sounding-Off Place, Official Katroo

Location at Katroo ( "the top of the toppest blue space") said to be for shouting, on one's birthday, "I AM I" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Birtram, King

Monarch of the Kingdom of Binn — in The King's Stilts.

Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo

Bomb ( "filled with mysterious Moo-Lacka-Moo") said to have been created by both the Yooks and the Zooks as a means of ultimate assault upon each other — in The Butter Battle Book.

Bix, Mr.

Character it is said must repair his Borfin anew each morning — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Bixby

Among the names cited as possibly being that of the reader — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

black

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] One of the conditions ( "Black feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [4] Color of one of the ducks that are said to "quack-quack" at each other — in Oh Say Can You Say? [5] Color of the markings "lots of" which are said to be present on a Glotz ( "spots") and on a Klotz ( "dots") — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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Black, Mr.

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

black-bottomed eagle

Bird, named Vlad Vlad-i-koff, to which the Wickersham Brothers, after snatching it away, carried "Horton's clover" — in Horton Hears a Who!

blackthorn

Element of the overgrowth present at decaying Castle Godiva by the time of Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

black water

Among the things it is suggested one can "Think of" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

blibber blubber

Characterization by Mr. Knox of the tongue-twisting texts of Mr. Fox — in Fox in Socks.

Blight, Bus Driver's

Among the ailments asked about by the Quiz-Docs — in You're Only Old Once!

Blindfolded Bowman

Circus McGurkus's side-show archer, characterized as being "The world's sharpest sharpshooter" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Blinkey

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

blinking

Action central to a question about the game Stare-Eyes — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Blinn, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

Blinn, Mr.

Character (also known as Pinner Blinn) who, with regard to the dinosaur Dinn, it is said "pins Dinn's shinbones right back in," and who is also said to be "the father of musical twins" who "lull their daddy to sleep with twin Blinn violins" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Blinn violins

Musical instruments by the playing of which, it is said, Mr. Blinn's daughters "lull their daddy to sleep" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

bliskers and blispers

What "your poor daddy's ear" will, it is said, develop "When a walrus lisps whispers / through tough rough whiskers" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Bliss Street

Thoroughfare the Mulberry Street intersection of which constitutes a critical site, as part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

block and blocks

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Blogg

Creature cited by the girl narrator — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

bloke, fast-moving

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

bloogs

Creatures it is suggested one can think about "blowing by" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

bloops

Sounds said to be made by Circus McGurkus's "three-nozzled bloozer" — in If I Ran the Circus.

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bloozer, three-nozzled

Musical instrument it is said will be played by a Bolster, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Blossoms, Beezlenut

Sole source of food, said to be "sweeter than sweet," of "the world's sweetest bees" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

blubber, blibber

Characterization by Mr.Knox of the tongue-twisting texts of Mr. Fox — in Fox in Socks.

blue

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Among the colors it is suggested one can "think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [3] Among the hues about which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [4] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [5] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [6] Color of one of the ducks that are said to "quack-quack" at each other — in Oh Say Can You Say? [7] Color of one of the forms ( "a blue line") and one of the balloons that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [8] Color of the "shoe" cited as among the means of conveyance suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now? See also: bright blue; dizzy blue-green

blueberry bumplings

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

blueberry bush

Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

blue dots

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Blue Goo

Substance the Utterly Sputter was said to be capable of sprinkling on an enemy — in The Butter Battle Book.

Blue-Gooer

Alternative designation of the Utterly Sputter — in The Butter Battle Book.

blue-green, dizzy

Color Lady Gussie painted her horse — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

blue hair

Adornment that it is said "is fun / to brush and comb" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Blue-Hoo-Fish

Creature that was, it is suggested, left to be supplied "for fisherman Gish" — in I Can Draw It Myself.

blues

Description of the pills of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, "I take three . . . at half past eight / to slow my exhalation rate." — in You're Only Old Once!

blueski

Seussian rendering of "blue" (devised to echo the final syllable of "Palooski") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

BLUNK

Operational sound made by the Thinker-Upper in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

blurp

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a horn" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

boastfulness

Action central to the story's development in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

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boat and boats

[1] Among the things it is suggested one can "Think up" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Vessel asked about, as possibly being one on which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [3] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: Bumble-Boat

bobcat

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Bodkin Van Horn

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Bofa

Creature said to be found "on the sofa" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Boise, Idaho

Place the narrator, in confusion, did not know whether it or "the barber shop" should be his destination — in Hunches in Bunches.

Bolster

Creature it is said will blow "bloops on a three-nozzled bloozer," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Bombastic Aghast

Bird the egg of which ( "And I saved it for last . . .") was secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

bonked

Among the sounds made by Sylvester McMonkey McBean's "very peculiar machine" for adding stars to bellies in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Bonkers, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School about whom the narrator says, among other things: "I like Miss Bonkers best. / Our teachers are all different, / But she's different-er than the rest." — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Boober Bay

Area cited as in the process of being spanned by Bunglebung Bridge — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

book and books

[1] Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me. See also: hook cook book; Oath Book

book case

Place in which, the narrator says, a creature called Nook Gase is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Boola Boo Ball

City to which the Doorman of Solla Sollew decides to relocate, and where they have, he says, "No troubles at all!" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

boom and booms

[1] Sound made by Mr. Brown, like the noise of thunder — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [3] One of the representations of sounds made (together with "rap," "rattle tattle," and "tap") by the action described in "Drummers Drumming," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [4] Sound it is said "You can go with" in being fired from a Ga-Zoom — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

Boom-Bah

One of the sounds described as having been made by the Yooks' Butter-Up Band — in The Butter Battle Book.

Boom Bands

Musical groups of which it is said "You'll find the bright places" where they "are playing" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Boom-Blitz, Eight-Nozzled, Elephant-Toted

Zook combat weapon said to have been created in response to the Yooks' development of the Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

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Boomeroo, Bitsy Big-Boy

Bomb ( "filled with mysterious Moo-Lacka-Moo") said to have been created by both the Yooks and the Zooks as a means of ultimate assault upon each other — in The Butter Battle Book.

boom-pahs

Among the musical instruments by playing on which the Whos tried to make themselves heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

boop

Description of the action of playing a booper in "Beeper Booper," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

boop-boop booper

Musician characterized as "a fellow who can boop and beep" in "Beeper Booper," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

booper

One of the musical instruments that is a central feature of the song in "Beeper Booper," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

boot

Among the objects the farmer tells Marco "You might catch," having forewarned him "You'll never catch fish" — in McElligot's Pool.

Bopps, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

bopulous beep

Characterization of the sound of Grandpa's clearing "his hoarse throat," in preparation for declaring his intention of destroying the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

Border Patrol, Zook-Watching

Yook organization to which Grandpa says he related "as a youth" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Borfin

Device of Mr. Bix that it is said "just seems to go shlump every night" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Boston

[1] Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg [2] City between which and Texas there is said to fly "a big bug" Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

bottle and bottled

[1] Among the objects the farmer tells Marco "You might catch," having forewarned him "You'll never catch fish" — in McElligot's Pool [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [3] Place wherein, the narrator says, a creature called Yottle is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Bouncing Queen Maeve

Ship of "Able-bodied Seaman" Peeping Jack — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

bow

Among the things (an archery bow) about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Bowman, Blindfolded

Circus McGurkus's side-show archer, characterized as being "the world's sharpest sharpshooter" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Bowmen, Yeoman of the

Foremost archer of King Derwin's court — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

bows

Among the "Daisy-Head" products said to have been created commercially when "Daisy-Head fever was gripping the nation" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

box

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Container asked about, as possibly being one within which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [3] Container said to have been produced by the Cat for the playing of his Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat. See also: fox box; Grox Box

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boxing glove spears

Weapons used for their "roust-about-joust" by Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

box socks, Gox

Stockings the narrator says he wears when boxing with his Gox — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

boys

Among the persons cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Boy Scouts

One of the organizations about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Boys in the Back Room

Characterization of the Chief Yookeroo's weapons-planning group — in The Butter Battle Book.

bragging

Action central to the story's development in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

BRAIN NEST, TOP-EST SECRET-EST

Sign on the entrance of the working area of the Chief Yookeroo's Bright Back Room Boys — in The Butter Battle Book.

brass band

[1] Among the things ( "You'll only waste your money / if you hire a big brass band.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! [2] Musical group Marco fantasizes about seeing pulled in a vehicle — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Bray

Among the names cited as possibly being that of the reader — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Brazil

Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Bread Spreaders

Characters who are said to "spread butters on breads" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Break, Better

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a Better Break") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

breakfast

Meal the narrator rejects ( "Give my egg back to the hen.") — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

break-necking

Seussian expression of "neck-breaking" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

breaks

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Breezy Trapeezing

Characterization of the aerial action of Circus McGurkus's Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe — in If I Ran the Circus.

Brenig Lag

One of the forwarding points of Peeping Jack's letter to Lady Mitzi — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

brick and bricks

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Brickel bush

Shrub that provided the narrator a hiding place from the "spooky pale green pants / With nobody inside 'em" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

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brickels

Fruit of the Brickel bush, and which the narrator "got . . . in my britches" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Bridge, Bunglebung

Structure cited as in the process of being built across Boober Bay — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Brigger-ba-Root

Place from which is said to come Circus McGurkus's Blindfolded Bowman — in If I Ran the Circus.

Briggs, Pete

Character described as being "a pink pig, big pig patter" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

bright

Condition of illumination it is suggested one can "Think of" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Bright Back Room Boys and Bright Boys

Alternative characterizations by the Chief Yookeroo of his weapons-planning Boys in the Back Room group — in The Butter Battle Book.

bright blue

Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days.

Bright Dwight Bird-Flight Night-Sight Light

Device that it is said "might be right" as a Christmas present for a father having the name Dwight — in Oh Say Can You Say?

bright red

Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days.

brings

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

broom

[1] Among the objects used to transfer pink stains during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks. See also: Sweeping-Up-Afterwards-Brooms

broomstick

Among the means of conveyance suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

brother

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Brothers

See: Fuddnuddler Brothers; Peeping Brothers; Wickersham Brothers

Brothers Ba-zoo

Characters said to have a problem with the manner of the growth of their hair — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

brown

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Among the hues about which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Brown, Mr.

[1] Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Principal character of the story — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Brown, Mrs.

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Brown Bar-ba-loots

Creatures said to have formerly been seen under the Truffula Trees, "frisking about in their Bar-ba-loot suits" — in The Lorax.

browns, speckled

Description of the pills of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice that they ". . . are what I keep / beside my bed to help me sleep" — in You're Only Old Once!

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Bru Na Boinn

Port of call of Peeping Jack's ship, and posting place of his letter to Lady Mitzi — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Brutus

Horse of Lady Arabella — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Bub

Designation used by the Real Tough Hunch when addressing the narrator — in Hunches in Bunches.

bubbles

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter B/b — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Bud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

budge

Action that both the North-Going Zax and the South-Going Zax refuse to take, upon encountering each other ( "Foot to Foot. Face to Face.") in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Buffalo Bill

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

bug and bugs

[1] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [2] Creatures of various descriptions which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for and/or having at McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo. See also: Bingle Bug; keen-shooter, mean-shooter, bean shooter bugs

bumblebee

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter B/b — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Bumble-Boat

Among the means of conveyance ( "go by Bumble-Boat") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

Bumble-Tub Club

Group of creatures said to be "now dreaming afloat" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Bumble-Tub Creek

Waterway members of the Bumble-Tub Club are said to "go dreaming down" nightly ( "Except for one night, every third or fourth week . . .") — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

bumble-tubs

Vessels used by the Bumble-Tub Club for "dreaming afloat" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

bummbeling din

Characterization of the sound made by Circus McGurkus's Organ-McOrgan-McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

Bumm Ridge

Place cited as the point at which Bunglebung Bridge will cross Boober Bay — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

bump

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

BUMP

Sound made by the arrival of the Cat — in The Cat in the Hat.

bumplings, blueberry

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Bunglebung Bridge

Structure cited as in the process of being built across Boober Bay — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

bureau

Article of furniture, belonging to the person being addressed, about which the narrator asks whether he/she ever had "the feeling" that a creature called Nureau is present therein — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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bureau drawer

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go / by camel / in a / bureau drawer") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Article of furniture to which the song relates in "In My Bureau Drawer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

burger, goose-moose

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

burgers

Among the "Daisy-Head" products said to have been created commercially when "Daisy-Head fever was gripping the nation" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

burp

Belch emitted by the "plain little turtle named Mack," which shakes the throne and topples King Yertle in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

bus

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a bus to come") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! See also: Happy Way Bus

Bus Driver's Blight

Among the ailments asked about by the Quiz-Docs — in You're Only Old Once!

bush

See: blueberry bush; Brickel bush; Snide bush; Stickle-Bush Trees

Bustard

Bird that "only eats custard with sauce made of mustard," which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Butch

Nickname of Mayzie McGrew's schoolmate Herman Stroodel — in Daisy-Head Mayzie. See also: Meyers, Butch

butter

Food product, as used on one or the other side of bread ( "butter side up" or "butter side down"), central to the characterization of the Yooks and the Zooks and various aspects of their societies — in The Butter Battle Book.

butter, peppermint cucumber sausage-paste

Substance said to be used at Katroo by the bakers Snookers and Snookers to produce their Big Birthday Party cake — in Happy Birthday to You!

Butter, Right-Side-Up

Characterization associated with the country of the Yooks and various aspects of its society — in The Butter Battle Book.

Butter, Upside-Down

Characterization associated with the country of the Zooks and various aspects of its society — in The Butter Battle Book.

buttercups

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Butter-Down Zooks

Characterization of the Zooks by the Chief Yookeroo — in The Butter Battle Book.

butterfly and butterflies

[1] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [3] Insect Mr. Brown can whisper like ( "very soft" and "very high") — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

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butterfly milk

Substance referred to in the Once-ler's description of the Truffula Trees ( "The touch of their tufts / was much softer than silk. / And they had the sweet smell / of fresh butterfly milk.") — in The Lorax.

butter-side-up

Characterization of part of the action ( "I'll butter-side-up you to small smithereens!") by which VanItch is said to have threatened to destroy the Yooks with his Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo — in The Butter Battle Book.

Butter-Up Band

Musical group said to have been sent ( "along with the Right-Side-Up Song Girls") to energize and encourage Grandpa after his encounter with VanItch and the Zooks' Eight-Nozzled, Elephant-Toted Boom-Blitz — in The Butter Battle Book.

buttons

[1] Among the "Daisy-Head" products said to have been created commercially when "Daisy-Head fever was gripping the nation" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [2] Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Buxbaum

Among the names cited as possibly being that of the reader — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

buzz

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a bee" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?


C: cactus to customer

cactus

Plant involved in Miss Bonkers' undertaking to show Diffendoofer School students "how / To tell a cactus from a cow" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

cake and cakes

[1] Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Food the narrator finds the Cat eating while in the bathtub — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [3] Provision said to be made, on one's birthday, by the Official Katroo Happy Birthday Cake Cookers, Snookers and Snookers — in Happy Birthday to You! See also: ape cakes; deep dish rhubarb upside-down cake; grape cakes

Cake Cookers, Official Katroo Happy Birth-day

Designation of the bakers Snookers and Snookers — in Happy Birthday to You!

camel and camels

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go / by camel / in a / bureau drawer") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Animal for riding which it is said one sits on a wamel — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? [3] Animal that pulled the One-Wheeler Wubble, but "was sick and . . . started to bubble" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew [4] Creature about which a "True or False" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer 5 Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [6] One of the animals it is said Uncle Terwilliger favors patting concurrently ( "poodle with his left hand, camel with his right hand, . . . a frog with his left big toe") in "My Uncle Terwilliger Likes to Pat," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Camel on the ceiling

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter C/c — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

can and cans

[1] Among the objects the farmer tells Marco "You might catch," having forewarned him "You'll never catch fish" — in McElligot's Pool [2] Objects the creature called Zans is said to be possessed for the purpose of opening — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Candle, Bellows and

Designation of a test said to have been "perfected" by Golden Years Clinic's "World-Renowned Ear Man," Von Crandall — in You're Only Old Once!

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canter

Characterization of the narrator, as ascribed by an unidentified voice, should it prove that the narrator cannot make up his mind — in Hunches in Bunches.

cap and caps

Headgear of various sorts about which a question is asked or that is cited within a tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say? See also: captains' caps; cooks' caps; cops' caps; cupcake cook's cap; flapped-jack cap; Helicopter Cap

Captain of the Guards

Officer of King Derwin's household — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Captain of the King's Own Guards

Commander of the protective unit of King Derwin — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

captains' caps

Among the headgear cited within a tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say?

car

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Vehicle asked about, as possibly being one within which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [3] Vehicle possessed by one of the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "This one has a little car.") cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: Crunk-Car

cart

[1] Alternative designation of the vehicle ( "a broken-down wagon") Marco actually saw being pulled — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] Vehicle central to Lady Dorcas J.'s Horse Truth discovery: "Don't put the cart before the horse." — in The Seven Lady Godivas. See also: rumble, stumble carts

cartwheels

Acrobatic stunts said to have been performed by Miss Bonkers to celebrate the outcome of the "special test" upon the results of which Diffendoofer School's future depended — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Case, VIP

Designation of the status accorded "top patients" at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

castle

Residence of King Birtram — in The King's Stilts.

Castle Godiva

Coventry seat of Lord Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Castle of Krupp

Place from which news is said to have been received "That the lights are all out and the drawbridge is up" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

cat and cats

[1] Among the animals Ned complains about having in his bed — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [4] Animals about which is asked, "Did you ever walk / with ten cats / on your head?" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: Big Cat; Changing of the Cat Guard; Day Cats; Elephant-Cat; Little Cat A . . . ; Night Cats; Patrol Cats; young cat

cat drinking

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "slurp" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Catfish

Among the aquatic creatures Marco speculates he might see or catch — in McElligot's Pool.

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Cat in the Hat

[1] Principal character of the story, who visits the unnamed narrator and his sister during their mother's absence from home — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Principal character of the story, who visits the unnamed narrator and his sister during their mother's absence from home — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [3] Narrator of the presentation — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [4] Narrator and principal character of the story in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories 5 Narrator of the story and brother of its principal character in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories [6] Narrator of the story — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [7] Presenter of the musical selections — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book [8] Presenter of the book's contents — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Cat Kitchen

Area where the Patrol Cats' meals are prepared — in The King's Stilts.

Cat's wagon

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

cave

[1] Dwelling place of the Grinch, situated "just north of Who-ville" — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas [2] Secret location at Mystic Mountain Neeka-tave of King Derwin's magicians — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

cawnt

Seussian rendering of "can't" (devised to rhyme with "want") — in Happy Birthday to You!

ceiling

[1] Surface cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter C/c — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Place on which, the narrator says, a creature called Geeling is — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

cellar

Place in which, the narrator says, creatures (characterized as "other friends") called Bellar, Dellar, Gellar, Nellar, Tellar, Wellar, and Zellar are present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

cents, fifteen

Sum which (together with "a nail / and the shell of a great-great-great- / grandfather snail") it is said must be tossed into the Once-ler's "tin pail" to hear from him "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

Century Square

Location of the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

chair

[1] One of the contexts ( "Over a chair feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [2] Article of furniture under which, the narrator says, a creature called Ghair is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket! See also: people up there on those chairs

champ-of-all-champs

Characterization of Mr. Sneelock when wrestling Circus McGurkus's Grizzly-Ghastly — in If I Ran the Circus.

Chance, Another

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . Another Chance") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

changing horses

Activity central to Lady Mitzi's Horse Truth discovery: "Never change horses in the middle of the stream." — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Changing of the Cat Guard

Daily ceremony of the Patrol Cats corps at King Birtram's castle — in The King's Stilts.

Chantz, Charlie

Name of the human figure part of which was, it is suggested, left to be supplied "inside of his pants" — in I Can Draw It Myself.

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chap, Wubble

Characterization of the owner of the One-Wheeler Wubble within which the narrator undertook to travel — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

chap in a slicker

Character encountered by the narrator during the course of the Mid-winter Jicker, and whose house he temporarily occupied — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Chappie, Fix-it-Up

Characterization of Sylvester McMonkey McBean in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

chariot

One of the vehicles Marco fantasizes about seeing pulled — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

charioteer

Figure Marco fantasizes about seeing drive a vehicle — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

checkerboard belly

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "With a checkerboard belly") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

chew and chewing

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks. See also: hippopotamus chewing gum

chewing gum

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. See also: gum

chewy

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Chicago

Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

chick and chicks

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Chief Drum Majorette

Post said to be held by Miz Yookie-Ann Sue as a member of the Butter-Up Band — in The Butter Battle Book.

Chief-in-charge-of-Fish

One of the cooks responsible for preparation of the Patrol Cats' meals — in The King's Stilts.

chieftain

Individual Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back, together with a scraggle-foot Mulligatawny, from the Desert of Zind for McGrew Zoo — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Chief Yookeroo

Leader of the Yooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

chimbley

Seussian rendering of "chimney" (devised to rhyme with "nimbly") — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

chimney

Place up which, the narrator says, a creature called Quimney is — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Chimney Sweep's Stupor

Among the ailments asked about by the Quiz-Docs — in You're Only Old Once!

chimpanzees

Among those it is said singing is "good for" (for their "tongues and necks and knees") in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

China

[1] Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] One of the countries about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

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Chinaman

One of the persons ( "Who eats with sticks") who is part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Chip Chop Shop, Skipper Zipp's Clipper Ship

Eating place of which Skipper Zipp is proprietor — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Chippendale Mupp

Creature that is said to bite its tail "every night before shutting his eyes" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

choc'late mush-mush

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

choo choo

Sounds made by Mr. Brown, "like a train" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

chops, lamb

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

chops, wham

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

chopsticks

Objects used by the Chinaman who is part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

chowder, dried-fried clam

Part of the charge (together with "ants' eggs," "bees' legs," and Poo-a-Doo Powder) said to have been used to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

Christmas

[1] Holiday central to the story — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas [2] Time, the narrator says, "They can yelp from now till . . . / but it isn't going to help." — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! See also: Merry Christmas Mush

Christmas gifts

Presents suggested for fathers named Dwight or Jim — in Oh Say Can You Say?

chrysanthemums

Flower involved in one of the subjects ( "how to tell chrysanthemums / From miniature poodles") taught by Miss Twining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

chuck-a-luck

Among the ingredients the Glunk says are included ( "Hunk of chuck-a-luck, I think") when making Glunker Stew in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Chuggs

Creatures ( "Some keen-shooter, mean-shooter, bean-shooter bugs") Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

chutes

Parachutes that Marco says fish "From the world's highest river" use to "float down beside" waterfalls "so steep / That it's dangerous to ride 'em" — in McElligot's Pool.

Cindy-Lou Who

Tiny Who child that interrupted the Grinch at "stop number one" during his Christmas Eve plundering of Who-ville homes — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

cinnamon seeds

Objects it is said the creature called Glikker "spends his time juggling," except during "the month of SeptUmber" — in On Beyond Zebra.

circle and circles

[1] Among the positions or manners with regard to which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Among the forms that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied, as well as to be included as decorative elements with regard to neckties — in I Can Draw It Myself.

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circus

Entertainment enterprise Morris McGurk fantasizes about creating — in If I Ran the Circus.

Circus Fish

Aquatic creatures ( "from an acrobat school") Marco speculates he might see — in McElligot's Pool.

Circus McGurkus

Designation of the entertainment enterprise Morris McGurk fantasizes about creating — in If I Ran the Circus.

circus seal

Animal the narrator says he is ( "that's how I feel") on "my Orange Days" — in My Many Colored Days.

Circus Show

Enterprise to which Horton is sold — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

City of Solla Sollew

Place to which the narrator travels, "Where they never have troubles, at least very few" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

clam chowder, dried-fried

Part of the charge (together with "ants' eggs," "bees' legs," and Poo-a-Doo Powder) said to have been used to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

clam stew

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

clapping clippers

Devices that "Clip and clop," as used by Who-Bubs while gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

Clark

Name it is said will be given the creature that was "found / in the park / in the dark" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Clementina, Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Clinic, Golden Years

Facility that is the setting of the story, and which is said to have as a medical specialty "Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair" — in You're Only Old Once!

clippers, clapping

Devices that "Clip and clop," as used by Who-Bubs while gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

Clipper Ship Chip Chop Shop, Skipper Zipp's

Eating place of which Skipper Zipp is proprietor — in Oh Say Can You Say?

clipping cloppers

Devices that "Nip and snip," as used by Who-Bubs while gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

clock and clocks

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sounds "tick" and "tock" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? [3] Object the narrator says he sometimes has "the feeling" a creature called Zlock is behind — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

cloppers, clipping

Devices that "Nip and snip," as used by Who-Bubs while gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

closet

Place, belonging to the person being addressed, about which the narrator asks whether he/she ever had "the feeling" that a creature called Woset is present therein — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

clothes

[1] Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [3] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

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Clotte, Miss

Nurse at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

clouds

Ultimate location from which King Yertle declares himself to be the monarch ( "There's nothing, no, NOTHING, that's higher than me!") in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

clover

Plant on which Horton places the "dust speck" that he retrieves; also the growth covering a vast area ( "a hundred miles wide") where "Horton's clover" is subsequently deposited — in Horton Hears a Who!

Clover

One of Lady Mitzi's aquatic horses — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

clown

One of the particularities ( "clown feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Club, Bumble-Tub

Group of creatures said to be "now dreaming afloat" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Club, Harvard

Establishment referred to as where the hunters intended Thidwick's mounted head to be located, and where his "old horns" are ultimately situated — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Club, Hinkle-Horn Honking

Group of musicians at Mercedd that it is said to have "honked themselves out" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Clubs, Mustard-Off

Organizations that it is said built the Mustard-Off Pools at Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

coach dogs

Canines of King Birtram that, when he walked on his stilts, "barked and romped beside him" — in The King's Stilts.

Coachman, Royal

Driver of King Derwin's carriage — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

cock a doodle doo

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a rooster" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Collapsible Frink

Creature said to have "collapsed in a heap" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

collars, kangaroo

What the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he might learn "how to make" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

collecting

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

collection, autograph

Unit of the book where specified entries are to be secured by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Colliding-Collusions

Circus McGurkus's "speedsters" that it is said "Race round in swift cars called Abrasion-Contusions" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Colonel

One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

color and colors

[1] Aspect central to Lady Gussie's Horse Truth discovery: "That is a horse of another color!" — in The Seven Lady Godivas [2] Designations by which days are classified — in My Many Colored Days [3] Designations by which the Pill Drill voice identifies certain medicines prescribed at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once! See also: favorite color; pickle color

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colored, different

Characterization of the variety of days cited — in My Many Colored Days.

Columbus

Historic figure the narrator urges his "very young friend" to emulate, as an explorer, in order to "Discover new letters" of the alphabet — in On Beyond Zebra.

combat armament

Subject central to the story — in The Butter Battle Book.

comes

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

commas

Punctuation marks cited as being among the "stuff" Circus McGurkus's Juggling Jott can successfully handle — in If I Ran the Circus.

completion date

Information to be entered by the volume's purported author, on the lines provided ( "I finished writing it . . .") — in My Book About Me.

Computerized Sniffer, Diet-Devising

Characterization of the Golden Years Clinic's Wuff-Whiffer — in You're Only Old Once!

Connecticut

One of the states about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

conservation

Subject (conservation of natural resources) central to the story — in The Lorax.

Constantinople

One of the examples of "big words" cited — in Hop on Pop.

contention

[1] Action central to the story's development — in The Butter Battle Book [2] Subject central to the story's development in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Cook, Royal

Member of King Derwin's palace staff found to be trapped in the royal kitchen, "stuck to three stew pots, a tea cup and a cat" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

cook book, hook

Characterization of the volume that is said to be consulted by a Nook — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Cooker-mobile

Field-kitchen vehicle a "wonderful meal" from which, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, it is said will coax the creature called Natch from his cave — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Cookers, Official Katroo Happy Birthday Cake

Designation of the bakers Snookers and Snookers — in Happy Birthday to You!

cooks' caps

Among the headgear cited within a tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Cooper, Soapy

Individual whose name is featured in the title of the product Soapy Cooper's Super Soup-Off-Hoops Soak Suds, as recommended "to wash soup off a hoop" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

cops' caps

Among the headgear cited within a tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say?

cork

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "pop" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

corn-on-the-cobsk

Seussian rendering of "corn on the cob" (devised to rhyme with "Tobsk," "Nobsk," and "Obsk," as well as with other adjacent Seussian "sk" word-endings) — in If I Ran the Zoo.

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Count, Audio-Telly-o-Tally-o

Means cited as being that of determining the number of sleepers — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Count, Who's-Asleep

Tally of sleepers (also called Who's-Asleep-Score), as provided by the narrator — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

counting room

Area within King Derwin's palace where Bartholomew Cubbins receives "five hundred pieces of gold in a bag" for "the most beautiful hat that had ever been seen in the Kingdom of Didd" — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

country of residence

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

County of Keck

Place from which the news of the yawning bug "By the name of Van Vleck" was received — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Coventry

Place that is the setting of the story — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Coventry, Earl of all

Formal title of Lord Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

cow and cows

[1] Among the animals Ned complains about having in his bed — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the means of conveyance ( "go / by cow") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [3] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [4] Animal about which is asked, "Did you ever milk / this kind of cow?"— in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [5] Animal involved in Miss Bonkers' undertaking to show Diffendoofer School students "how / To tell a cactus from a cow" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! [6] Among the animals said to be "getting stuck" to other animals by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [7] Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "moo" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? See also: partly a cow

cracks

Among the words featured as part of a tongue-twisting sentence — in Oh Say Can You Say?

cranberries

Produce Bartholomew Cubbins "carried a basket of . . . to sell at the market" — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Crandalls, Curious

Sleepwalkers described as going out nightly "with assorted-sized candles" on their heads — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Cranes, South-West-Facing

Birds (about which it is said that one, "when she's guarding her nest, / Will always stand facing precisely South West") eggs of which were secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

craving

[1] Emotion of King Yertle, with respect to the elevation of his throne, central to the story's development in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Emotion of Gertrude McFuzz, with respect to the nature of her tail, central to the story's development in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Creek, Bumble-Tub

Waterway members of the Bumble-Tub Club are said to "go dreaming down" nightly ( "Except for one night, every third or fourth week . . .") — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

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croak, cruffulous

Description of the Lorax's contorted manner of speaking, said to have been caused by the Once-ler's "making such smogulous smoke" — in The Lorax.

crocodile pants

Among the things the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

crow and crows

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Old birds said to be the only ones that currently sing "At the far end of town" — in The Lorax.

Crow, Slow Joe

Creature that relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

cruffulous croak

Description of the Lorax's contorted manner of speaking, said to have been caused by the Once-ler's "making such smogulous smoke" — in The Lorax.

crumbs

Tiny particles ( "even too small for a mouse") constituting all the food left behind by the Grinch during his Christmas Eve plundering of Who-ville homes — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

crummies

Ailment said by the Lorax to be suffered by the creatures called Brown Bar-ba-loots — in The Lorax.

Crumpit, Mt.

Place to the top of which the Grinch went with his plunder upon completion of his Christmas Eve descent upon Who-ville — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Crumple-horn, Web-footed, Green-bearded Schlottz

Creature the tail of which is said to be "entailed with un-solvable knots" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

crunchy hunchy punches

Blows the narrator says were thrown when "things got really out of hand" and "Wild hunches in big bunches / were scrapping all around me" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Crunk-Car

Among the means of conveyance ( "You can go / in a Crunk-Car / if you wish.") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

"Cry a Pint"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Cubbins, Bartholomew

[1] Page boy of King Derwin and the principal character of the story — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Principal character of the story — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Cuckoo, Mt. Strookoo

Bird on Mt. Strookoo an egg of which was secured by Ali for Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

cucumber, seeds of

Objects it is said the creature called Glikker juggles during "the month of SeptUmber / When cinnamon seeds aren't around in great number" — in On Beyond Zebra.

Cuin Selinn

One of the forwarding points of Peeping Jack's letter to Lady Mitzi — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Culpepper Springs

Location of Stilt-Walkers' Hall — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

cup

[1] Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

cupboards

Places wherein, the narrator says, creatures called Nupboards are present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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cupcake cooks' cap

Among the headgear cited within a tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Curious Crandalls

Sleepwalkers described as going out nightly "with assorted-sized candles" on their heads — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

curly hair

Feature cited with regard to the first tiger the Cat in the Hat dismisses from contention in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

curly nose, long

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "With a long curly nose") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

curtain

Place wherein, the narrator says, he sometimes feels "quite certain" a creature called Jertain is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

customer

Shoe-store patron with whose shoe Mr. McGrew departed when called to Mayzie McGrew's school — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.


D: Dad to Dwight

Dad

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Designation of Marco's father — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [3] Form of the Once-ler's belligerently addressing the Lorax — in The Lorax. See also: father; Father of . . .

Da-Dake

Place where, it is suggested, one might think of spending "a day" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

daisy

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Flower central to the story's development — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Daisy-Head Mayzie

Characterization and designation of the principal character of the story — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Dake, Dr.

Physician-uncle (also referred to as "Uncle Dake" and "Uncle Doctor") consulted by Gertrude McFuzz when seeking "some kind of a pill that will make my tail grow" in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

dancing

[1] Activity central to the subject of the song in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Activity it is said Miss Bonkers at Diffendoofer School "even teaches frogs" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Daniel

Dog (characterized by Grandpa as "our country's first gun-toting spaniel") said to have been trained to carry the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

Dapples

One of Lady Mitzi's aquatic horses — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Daredevil, Great

One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

dark

Condition of illumination asked about, as possibly being one within which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham.

darked

Seussian rendering of "darkened" (devised to rhyme with "marked") — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

date of completion

Information to be entered by the volume's purported author, on the lines provided ( "I finished writing it . . .") — in My Book About Me.

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Dave

all of Mrs. McCave's twenty-three sons in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

David Donald Doo dreamed a dozen doughnuts and a duck-dog, too.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter D/d — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Dawf

Bird the egg of which was secured by Peter T. Hooper through having "to pry all of one mountain top off" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Dawkins, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

day

[1] Among the things it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop. See also: Diffendoofer Day

Day Cats

One of the two segments of the Patrol Cats corps at the Kingdom of Binn — in The King's Stilts.

Day of all Days

Among the characterizations of one's birthday, both as is said to be proclaimed by "the voice of the horn" from Mt. Zorn and as declared by the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Day-of-the-Best-of-the-Best

Among the characterizations of one's birthday, as declared by the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Dayton, Ohio

Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

de Breeze, Professor

Character said to have been long engaged in "trying to teach Irish ducks how to read Jivvanese" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

December 31, 1105

New Year's Eve observed by Lady Hedwig prior to her Horse Truth discovery — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

decision-making

Action and/or inaction central to the story's development — in Hunches in Bunches.

deep dish rhubarb upside-down cake

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

deer

Creatures having elaborate (and in some species interconnected) horns, which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo. See also: Through-Horns-Jumping-Deer

Dellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

demo-catic

Seussian rendering of "democratic" in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

departure

[1] Action the character being addressed is repeatedly asked to take — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Action that is the subject of the song in "Party Parting," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

DERMOGLYMICS

Indication on one of the several directional signs at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Derring's Herrings

Alternative designation of Dr. Derring's Singing, Spelling Herrings — in Happy Birthday to You!

Derwin, King

[1] Monarch of the Kingdom of Didd — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Monarch of the Kingdom of Didd in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

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Desert of Drize

Place where the story's introducer is said to have met the old man who sang to him the song constituting the overall narrative — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Desert of Zind

Place from "the blistering sands" of which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing a scraggle-foot Mulligatawny for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

dester

Word from the first line ( "High diddle dester") of Lady Gussie's song — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

dibble

[1] Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dopp") by Mr. Brown, "like the rain" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? [2] Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dobble," "drip," "drop," and "plop") by rainfall in "Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y.," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Dick

One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Didd, Kingdom of

[1] Setting of the story — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck ; [2] Setting of the story — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

diddle

Word from the first ( "High diddle dester") and second ( "Ho, diddle dum") lines of Lady Gussie's song — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Diddle-dee-Dill

One of the sounds described as having been made by the Yooks' Butter-Up Band — in The Butter Battle Book.

diddle-dee-dots

Decorative elements that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied on neckties — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Diet-Devising Computerized Sniffer

Characterization of the Golden Years Clinic's Wuff-Whiffer — in You're Only Old Once!

Diffendoofer Day

Holiday declared by Mr. Lowe to celebrate his students' triumph when taking the "special test" upon the results of which their school's future depended — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Diffendoofer School

Institution at Dinkerville attended by the narrator and his friends — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Diffendoofer Song", "The

Alma mater of Diffendoofer School, sung "triumphantly" at the close of the Diffendoofer Day celebration — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

different colored

Characterization of the variety of days cited — in My Many Colored Days.

different-er

Seussian expression of "more different" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Dike Trees

Arboreal growth the "heavy, knotted roots" of which protect the Kingdom of Binn from inundation by the sea — in The King's Stilts.

Diller, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

Dill-ma-dilts, Mt.

Land mass suggested as one appropriate for scaling — in Great Day for Up.

din, bummbeling

Characterization of the sound made by Circus McGurkus's Organ-McOrgan-McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

Diner, Finney's

Eating place commented upon — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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Ding Dang Doo, Pineapple Butterscotch

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

dingus contraption

Description of the attachment said to be used when Circus McGurkus's Great Daredevil Sneelock "comes pulled through the air by three Soobrian Snipe" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Dinkerville

Place of residence of the narrator and setting of the story — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Dinkzoober and Dinkzott

Streets at the intersection of which Diffendoofer School is located — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Dinn

Dinosaur the bones of which recurrently, it is said, "fall out / of his left front shin" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

dinner

Meal central to a "Food Quiz" question asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

dinosaur

[1] Animal named Dinn — in Oh Say Can You Say? [2] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Dinty

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Dinwoodie

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Dip, Marshmallow

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Dippo-no-Dungus

Place from which the Bippo-no-Bungus are, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, said to be less good than those from Hippo-no-Hungus — in If I Ran the Zoo.

discrimination

Social bias central to the story's development in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

dish

See: deep dish rhubarb upside-down cake; Ish wish dish; milk on a dish

disn't

Seussian rendering of "doesn't" (devised to rhyme with "Isn't") — in Happy Birthday to You!

District of Dofft

Place from which news is said to have come "That two Offt are asleep and they're sleeping aloft" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Diver Getz and Diver Gitz

Creatures at Katroo that it is said dive "in their undersea kits" to capture Time-Telling Fish — in Happy Birthday to You!

Dixie

[1] Musical selection Morris McGurk fantasizes about playing on Circus Mc-Gurkus's Organ-McOrgan-McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus [2] Song cited (together with Swanee River) as snored by the Snore-a-Snort Band — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

dizzy blue-green

Color Lady Gussie painted her horse — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

dobble

Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dibble," "drip," "drop," and "plop") by rainfall in "Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y.," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Dobble, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School whose subject of instruction is "listening" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Doctor, Uncle

One of the alternative designations (together with "Uncle Dake") of Dr. Dake in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

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Dr.

See: Ballew, Dr.; Blinn, Dr.; Dake, Dr.; Diller, Dr.; Drew, Dr.; Eisenbart, Dr.; Fitzgerald, Dr.; Fitzpatrick, Dr.; Fitzsimmons, Dr.; Fonz, Dr.; Ginns, Dr.; McGrew, Dr.; McGuire, Dr.; McPherson, Dr.; Pollen, Dr.; Schmidt, Dr.; Sinatra, Dr.; Smoot, Dr.; Snell, Dr. Sam; Spreckles, Dr.; Sylvester, Dr.; Timpkins, Dr.; Tompkins, Dr.; Van Ness, Dr.; Von Eiffel, Dr.

Dr. Derring's Singing, Spelling Herrings

Choral fish that during a Big Birthday Party at Katroo both sing and, through organizing themselves in appropriate formation, spell out the greeting being conveyed — in Happy Birthday to You!

Dofft, District of

Place from which news is said to have come "That two Offt are asleep and they're sleeping aloft" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

dog and dogs

[1] Among the animals Ned complains about having in his bed — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the things ( "You can try with dogs and roosters.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! See also: coach dogs; duck-dog

Dog Fish

Among the aquatic creatures Marco speculates he might see — in McElligot's Pool.

dollars

What the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he "might learn / a way to earn / a few" of — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

donter

Characterization of the narrator, as ascribed by an unidentified voice, should it prove that the narrator does not make up his mind — in Hunches in Bunches.

donuts

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: doughnuts

Doo, David Donald

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter D/d — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Doo, Pineapple Butterscotch Ding Dang

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Doodle dee doodle dee doodle dee doo

Expression of the action of producing doodles — in I Can Draw It Myself.

doodles

Among the forms that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Dooklas

Monetary unit of Ali Sard's "piffulous pay" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

door

See: barn door; hand on a door

Doorman of Solla Sollew

Official responsible for the city's entryway — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

doping

Characterization, together with "moping," of the attitude of the Plain-Belly Sneetches at the time of the arrival of Sylvester McMonkey McBean in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

dopp

Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dibble") by Mr. Brown, "like the rain" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Dorcas J., Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

dot and dots

[1] Punctuation mark ( "one dot") cited as being among the "stuff" Circus McGurkus's Juggling Jott can successfully handle — in If I Ran the Circus [2] Among the things ( "blue dots") about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Black markings "lots of" which are said to be present on a Klotz — in Oh Say Can You Say? See also: blue dots; diddle-dee-dots

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Doubt-trout

Fish sought on Roover River by the narrator in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

doughnut holes

Among the things about which "True or False" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

doughnuts

[1] Food cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter D/d — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] What the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he might, if open-eyed, learn "how to make" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! See also: donuts

down

[1] One of the contexts ( "Down feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [2] What the narrator says "I feel" ( "slow / and low, / low / down") on days that "feel sort of Brown" — in My Many Colored Days. See also: Upside-Down Butter

Down Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that tells the narrator that in following the Up Hunch, "You have made a big mistake!" — in Hunches in Bunches.

dozen

Quantity cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter D/d — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Drake, North Dakota

Among the places at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

drawbridge draw-er

Official at the Castle of Krupp quoted as saying, "My drawbridge is drawn and it's going to stay drawn / 'Til the milkman delivers the milk, about dawn." — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

drawing

[1] Ability that is to be demonstrated by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Subject of the book — in I Can Draw It Myself.

drawn-out

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "long, long drawn-out") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

dreamed

Action cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter D/d — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

dreaming

Action cited as associated with moose and geese, and of which it is said, "... it isn't too good when a moose and a goose / Start dreaming they're drinking the other one's juice." — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

dress

Among the objects ( "Mother's white dress") between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Drew, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

Drexel

One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

dried-fried clam chowder

Part of the charge (together with "ants' eggs," "bees' legs," and Poo-a-Doo Powder) said to have been used to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

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Drill, Pill

Designation of the process of providing instructions for taking medicines prescribed at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

drinking

Action central to Lady Arabella's Horse Truth discovery: "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink." — in The Seven Lady Godivas. See also: cat drinking

drink pink ink

Action cited as being one of the things the creature called Yink likes to do — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

drinks

Among the "Daisy-Head" products said to have been created commercially when "Daisy-Head fever was gripping the nation" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

drip

Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dibble," "dobble," "drop," and "plop") by rainfall in "Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y.," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Drize, Desert of

Place where the story's introducer is said to have met the old man who sang to him the song constituting the overall narrative — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Droon, Lord

Court official of the Kingdom of Binn who steals King Birtram's stilts — in The King's Stilts.

Droonish trick

Characterization by Eric of Lord Droon's act of falsely saying Eric had measles and of causing him, accordingly, to be "locked up in an old deserted house on the edge of the town" — in The King's Stilts.

droopy-droop feather

Single adornment originally constituting Gertrude McFuzz's tail in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

drop

Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dibble," "dobble," "drip," and "plop") by rainfall in "Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y.," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Drum Major

One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

Drum Majorette, Chief

Post said to be held by Miz Yookie-Ann Sue as a member of the Butter-Up Band — in The Butter Battle Book.

"Drummers Drumming"

Title of a round — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

drumming

Action central to the subject of the song in "Drummers Drumming," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Drum-Tummied Snumm

Circus McGurkus creature it is said "can drum any tune / That you might care to hum" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Drum-Tummy

Designation of the stomach area on which Circus McGurkus's Drum-Tummied Snumm is said to perform — in If I Ran the Circus.

dry

One of the conditions ( "Dry foot") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

duck and ducks

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Animal that it is said Miss Bonkers of Diffendoofer School has "taught . . . to sing" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! [3] Among the animals said to be "getting stuck" to other animals by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [4] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer 5 Animals, one blue and one black, that exchange "quack-quacks" — in Oh Say Can You Say? [6] Animals involved in part of the egg-quest missions of Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super! See also: Irish ducks

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duck-dog

Creature cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter D/d — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Duckie

Colloquial form of address used as part of the lyrics of the old man's song — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Dud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

duddled

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

duffle

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation beginning "Shuffle, duffle, muzzle, muff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

dum

Word from the second line ( "Ho, diddle dum") of Lady Gussie's song — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

dumplings

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

dungeon

Area within King Derwin's palace where Bartholomew Cubbins was sent to be executed — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Dungus

Abbreviated form of reference, as expressed by Gerald McGrew, to the place called Dippo-no-Dungus — in If I Ran the Zoo.

dust, speck of

Particle Horton encounters "blowing past through the air" and "that is able to yell" — in Horton Hears a Who!

dusty musty throats

Among the things it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Dutter and Dutter

"The world's finest cake slicers," who at Katroo "stand ready to cut" the Big Birthday Party cake — in Happy Birthday to You!

Dwight

Name which, if it is "your daddy's," the appropriate Christmas present to be associated with it might, it is said, be a Bright Dwight Bird-Flight Night-Sight Light — in Oh Say Can You Say?


E: eaches to eyses

eaches

Seussian rendering of "each" (devised to rhyme with "beaches") in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

eagle

Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer. See also: black-bottomed eagle

ear and ears

[1] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter E/e — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [3] Parts of his body about which Mr. Rabbit declares, "No ears in the world can hear further than mine!" in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Earl of all Coventry

Formal title of Lord Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Ear Man, World-Renowned

Characterization of the Golden Years Clinic's practitioner Von Crandall — in You're Only Old Once!

earn

Among the things the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he, if open-eyed, "might learn" ( "a way to earn / a few dollars") — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

East Beast

One of the creatures (together with the West Beast) on "an island hard to reach," each of which it is said "thinks he's the best beast" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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East-est

Extreme easterly area of the world, from even east of which creatures have it is said been sought for the Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation — in Happy Birthday to You!

East Ounce

Place at one end of the transportation service said to be provided by the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

easy

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

eating

[1] Action questions about which (eating and/or liking), with respect to the food treated of, are central to the book's dialogue — in Green Eggs and Ham [2] Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [3] Subject of the song in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: pants-eating-plants

Ed

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

eek

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a squeaky shoe" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

eel

Aquatic creature ( "And, oddly enough, / With a head on both ends") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

egg and eggs

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter E/e — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Object central to the story's development — in Horton Hatches the Egg [4] Food central to the story and about which Peter T. Hooper declares, "And so I decided that, just for a change, / I'd scramble a new kind of egg on the range." — in Scrambled Eggs Super! 5 One of the foods ( "green eggs") questions about the liking and/or eating of are central to the book's dialogue — in Green Eggs and Ham [6] What the narrator declines when rejecting his breakfast — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! See also: ants' eggs; hummingbird eggs

egg in a frying pan

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "sizzle" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Egypt

Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Ei

Exclamation used by Morris McGurk while describing the achievements of Circus McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

Eiffelberg Tower

Edifice that the Mayor and Jo-Jo ascend at the time of Who-ville's "darkest hour" — in Horton Hears a Who!

Eight-Nozzled, Elephant-Toted Boom-Blitz

Zook combat weapon said to have been created in response to the Yooks' development of the Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

Eisenbart, Dr.

Physician called by Principal Grumm to attend Mayzie McGrew — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

elephant and elephants

[1] Among the creatures (a "green elephant / walking down stairs") that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter E/e — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Animal said to be needed when hunting the creature called Sneedle — in On Beyond Zebra [4] Animal named Horton, the principal character of the story — in Horton Hatches the Egg 5 Animal named Horton, the principal character of the story — in Horton Hears a Who! [6] One of the animals Marco fantasizes about seeing pull a vehicle — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [7] Part of the phrase "Ellie's Elegant Elephant," central to a "Tongue Quizzer" — in The Cat's Quizzer [8] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [9] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [10] Creature central to the question, "How much water / can fifty-five elephants drink?" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

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Elephant-Bird

Creature resulting from Horton's incubation of Mayzie's egg — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Elephant-Cat

Among the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about having at McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

elevators

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

eleventeen

Seussian number used within the lyrics of the song in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Ellie's Elegant Elephant

Phrase central to a "Tongue Quizzer" — in The Cat's Quizzer.

England

Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Enormous Enormance

Characterization of Circus McGurkus's act featuring "pots full of lots of big Stickle-Bush Trees" and a man (Mr. Sneelock) wearing Roller-Skate-Skis — in If I Ran the Circus.

Eric

Page boy of King Birtram and the hero of the story — in The King's Stilts.

Erie, Lake

Body of water understood by the Lorax to be equally polluted as "the pond where the Humming-Fish hummed" originally in a line ( "I hear things are just as bad up in Lake Erie.") subsequently removed from The Lorax.

Eskimo Fish

Among the aquatic creatures Marco speculates he might see or catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Ethelbert, Uncle

Donor of one of the Godiva horses — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

everyone

Designation of all those, collectively, cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

every-which-where

Designation of the direction in which Van Vleck's yawning is said to be "still spreading" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

executioner

Headsman of King Derwin's court — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Experiment, Great

Characterization of Lady Mitzi's pursuit of "the problems of equestrian aquatics" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

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Express, Birthday Means said to be

available for transporting to its intended recipient a gift chosen at the Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation — in Happy Birthday to You!

Extension, Three-Seater Zatz-it Nose-Patting

Device said to have been created by the narrator to permit a caressing of the creature called Zatz-it — in On Beyond Zebra.

extra fox

Phrase cited in providing examples of where it "comes in handy" to have the letter X/x — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

eye and eyes

[1] Among the things cited (those of the reader) as associated with a state of being "up" ( "You! / Open up / your eyes!") — in Great Day for Up [2] Things the color of which is to be supplied by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [3] Things central to the book's overall coverage — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!> See also: left eye; right eye; Stare-Eyes

eyebrows

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied for Mr. McGrew — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Facial elements that the Cat in the Hat says get "red hot" (together with its being, he declares, "bad for my hat") when he reads with his "eyes shut" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [4] Prominent facial feature of Mr. Lowe, about which the narrator says: "We think he wears false eyebrows. / In fact, we're sure it's so." — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

eyeglasses

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me. See also: one-eyed eyeglasses

eyelashes

Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied for Mr. McGrew — in I Can Draw It Myself.

eyesight

Ability central to the worm's ridiculing of the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Eyesight and Solvency Test

Examination for which the unnamed principal character of the story is told he has come to the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

eyes shut

Manner in which the Cat in the Hat says he "can read," but against which practice he urges the young cat — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

eyses

Seussian rendering of "eyes" (devised to rhyme with "surprises") — in If I Ran the Circus.


F: factory, I-and-T to fuzzy little stuff

factory, I-and-T

Workplace of Mr. Potter — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

faddle

Device ( "a button") said to be used to hold a wamel on a camel — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Fairfax Apartments

Residence at Who-ville of Jo-Jo — in Horton Hears a Who!

faithfulness

Quality of Horton basic to the story's development — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Falkenberg, Farmer

Character whose radishes are referred to as part of the lyrics of the old man's song — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

fall

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Falls, Herk-Heimer

Cascade said to be "just grand for tooth-brushing beneath" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

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fan

[1] Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Among the objects used to transfer pink stains during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

fantasizing

[1] Action of Marco central to the story's development — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] Action central to the speculations of Marco — in McElligot's Pool [3] Action of Gerald McGrew central to the story — in If I Ran the Zoo [4] Action of Morris McGurk central to the story — in If I Ran the Circus.

Far Foodle

Place "between here and" which all lights are said to be out — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

farmer and farmers

[1] Character who tries to discourage Marco from fishing — in McElligot's Pool [2] Individuals said to be "getting stuck to hoes and plows" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Farmer Falkenberg

Character whose radishes are referred to as part of the lyrics of the old man's song — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

fast

[1] Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

fastly

Seussian rendering of "fast" (devised to rhyme with "Grizzly-Ghastly") — in If I Ran the Circus.

fast-moving bloke

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

fat

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

father

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop. See also: Dad

Father of Nadd

One of King Derwin's Wise Men — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Father of the Father of Nadd

One of King Derwin's Wise Men — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

"fault"

See: "It's all my fault"

favorite color

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Fa-Zoal

Place near which ( "ten miles or so just beyond the North Pole") lived "some friends" to whom Peter T. Hooper telegraphed for help — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

fear

Subject of the story in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

feather, droopy-droop

Single adornment originally constituting Gertrude McFuzz's tail in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

feathers

[1] Objects cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter F/f — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Tail plumage central to the story's development in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

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feeds

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting text — in Oh Say Can You Say?

feet

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [3] Subject the different particularities, contexts, and conditions of which constitute the overall coverage of the text — in The Foot Book [4] Parts of the body of Pete that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself 5 Parts of the body the narrator says tickling will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! [6] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Some have two feet / . . . and some have more") cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: foot; horse feet

Fen, Finnigan

Location near which the Hoop-Soup-Snoop Group it is said "walks a-la-hoop" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

ferris wheels

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Fibbel

Creature it is said "will carry the Flummox's tail," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Fiddlers, Royal

Members of King Derwin's palace staff found to be "stuck to their royal fiddles" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Fiffer-feffer-feff

Creature cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of the use of the letter F/f — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

fifteen cents

Sum which (together with "a nail / and the shell of a great-great-great- / grandfather snail") it is said must be tossed into the Once-ler's "tin pail" to hear from him "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

figger

Seussian rendering of "figure" (devised to rhyme with "jigger") — in The Butter Battle Book.

figgering

Seussian rendering of "figuring" (devised to rhyme with Seussian expression "biggering") — in The Lorax.

fight

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

figures and figuring

Numbers and their arithmetic use that are the song's subject in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

filla-ma-dills

Decorative elements that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied on hats — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Finagle the Agent

"A wheeler and dealer, who knew every trick," and who undertook the commercial representation of Mayzie McGrew and her daisy — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Finch, Mop-Noodled

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Finch the Florist

Among the persons who rushed to Mayzie McGrew's school upon hearing the news of her problem — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Find Out, Try and

Characterization of what, "When love is in doubt," is said to be "The job of a daisy" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Findow

Creature said by the narrator to be found "in my window" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need

Characterization by the Once-ler of a Thneed, as made by him from the tufts of the Truffula Tree — in The Lorax.

fingernails aren't very clean

Circumstance attributed to nine tigers the Cat in the Hat dismisses from contention in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

fingers

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Digits, numbering eleven, present on the hands of a creature featured — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Digits the creature called Yop likes to hop along ( "from finger top / to finger top") — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

finicky-finick

Characterization of a state of nervousness that it is said may cause a patient to "try to get out of" the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Finney

Proprietor of Finney's Diner — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Finney's Diner

Eating place commented upon — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Finnigan Fen

Location near which the Hoop-Soup-Snoop Group it is said "walks a-la-hoop" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Fins, Slim Jim Swim

Objects a set of which it is said could be "the perfect Christmas gift" for a father having the name Jim — in Oh Say Can You Say?

fins like a sail

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Who has fins like a sail") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

fires

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

first group

Characterization of seven tigers the Cat in the Hat dismisses from contention in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

fish

[1] Among the creatures about which "A Night Quizzer" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the creatures that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [3] Among the means of conveyance ( "go by fish") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [4] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for the fish to bite") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! 5 Aquatic creatures of various kinds and descriptions, as speculated about by Marco — in McElligot's Pool [6] Aquatic creatures of various kinds and descriptions cited and/or commented upon — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [7] One of the animals ( "a race / on a horse / on a ball / with a fish") it is suggested one might think about — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [8] Pet that it is said protests to the narrator and Sally the presence of the Cat, as well as the playing of the Cat's "good games" or "good tricks" — in The Cat in the Hat [9] What the narrator says he is ( "Deep deep in the sea. Cool and quiet fish.") on "Green Days" — in My Many Colored Days. See also: Australian fish; Blue-Hoo-Fish; Catfish; Chief-in-charge-of-Fish; Circus Fish; Dog Fish; Eskimo Fish; goldfish kiss; Humming-Fish; Saw Fish; Time-Telling Fish; Up-up-up with a fish; vestibule fish

fishbones

Among the things the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, "learn about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

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fish hash

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

fish bowl

Vessel said to be used as the diving target of Circus McGurkus's Great Daredevil Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

Fista

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation containing the line "Fista, wista, mista-cuff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Fitzgerald, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

Fitzpatrick, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

Fitzsimmon

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Fitzsimmons, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

Fix-it-Up Chappie

Characterization of Sylvester McMonkey McBean in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill

Bird ( "The world's biggest" and which "only eats pine trees and spits out the bark") Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

flag and flags

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Flannel-Wing Jay

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

flapped-jack cap

Among the headgear cited within a tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say?

flash-darks and flash-lights

Mechanisms about which "A Night Quizzer" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

fleas

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

flepped

Description of part of the action ( "I tossed and I flipped and I flopped and I flepped.") attending the narrator's attempts to sleep during the Midwinter Jicker — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

fling-flang

Description of the baton-twirling action by Circus McGurkus's Drum Major Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

Flip, Strawberry

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

flip-flapping

Description of how, it is said, one's banner will wave when "once more you'll ride high" and are "Ready for anything under the sky," after escaping from the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Flobbertown

"Dreary" place to which the narrator says Mr. Lowe told his students they would have to go for instruction "If our small school does not do well" on "a special test" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

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FLOOB

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Floob-Boober-Bab-Boober-Bubs

Aquatic creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter FLOOB within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

flood, flubbulous

Characterization of the inundation that carried the narrator away "crashing downhill" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

floops

Sounds said to be made by Circus McGurkus's one-nozzled noozer — in If I Ran the Circus.

Florist, Finch the

Among the persons who rushed to Mayzie McGrew's school upon hearing the news of her problem — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Flower Jungle, Birthday

Place at Katroo said to have "The best-sniffing flowers that anyone grows" — in Happy Birthday to You!

flowers

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [3] Blooms said to be gathered at Katroo's Birthday Flower Jungle by the creatures called Who-Bubs — in Happy Birthday to You! See also: kind that likes flowers

flubbulous flood

Characterization of the inundation that carried the narrator away "crashing downhill" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

fluff-muffled Truffle

Creature it is said "will ride on a Huffle," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

fluffy-duff primping

Activity Lord Godiva's daughters, wasting little time on "frivol and froth," are said not to pursue — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

fluffy feathers

Objects cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter F/f — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

flum, frittered

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Flummox

Creature it is said "will carry a Lurch in a pail," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

FLUNN

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Flunnel

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter FLUNN within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Flupp

Sound made by the wind when removing Bartholomew Cubbins's hats — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Flustard

Creature that "only eats mustard with sauce made of custard," which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

fly

Insect, located on a "far mountain . . . ninety miles off," that Mr. Rabbit tells Mr. Bear he hears cough in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

fog

Element it is said King Derwin "growled at" throughout all of one autumn, but which ultimately he came to regard as one of "the four perfect things that come down from the sky" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

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folks

Form of address with reference to persons cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Fonz, Dr.

Among the Golden Years Clinic physicians said to have been medalists "in the Internal Organs Olympics last year" — in You're Only Old Once!

Foo-Foo the Snoo

Creature that the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, learn "all about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

fools

What the worm says were identified ( "The two biggest fools that have ever been seen!") as the result of the worm's declared earth-circling feat of vision in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Foon, Remarkable

Circus McGurkus sideshow creature it is said "eats sizzling hot pebbles that fall off the moon" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Foona-Lagoona

Place where two Foona-Lagoona Baboona are said to be sleeping — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Foona-Lagoona Baboona

Creatures said to be asleep at Foona-Lagoona — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

foot

[1] Among the means of departure ( "go by foot") it is suggested be used — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things a drawing to represent which is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [3] Among the things particularly cited and commented upon as features of a story — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: feet

footballs

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Footsies

One of the areas (together with Fungus and Freckles) of the Three F's medical specialty of Dr. Spreckles — in You're Only Old Once!

footsy

Seussian expression of the quality and/or ability that (coupled with "brainy") is said to be associated with one who heads "straight out of town," where "things can happen / and frequently do" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

"For best Yekko echoes, try Gekko, our grotto!"

Motto said to be that of the creatures called Yekkos — in On Beyond Zebra.

Fort Knox

Town near which Mr. and Mrs. J. Carmichael Krox are said to have "just gone to bed" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Fotichee

One of the cries of exhortation from the magicians' incantations — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Fotta-fa-Zee

Place in the "green-pastured mountains" of which, it is said, "they live without doctors, / with nary a care" — in You're Only Old Once!

Four fluffy feathers on a Fiffer-feffer-feff

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter F/f — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

four-footed

Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Four-Way Hunch

Alternative designation of the Spookish Hunch — in Hunches in Bunches.

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fox

[1] Among the creatures asked about, as possibly being one to be accompanied by in liking and/or eating the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [3] Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [4] Creature the Cat is said to have moved "fast as" when he "Came back in with a box" for the playing of his Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat 5 Creature cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of where it "comes in handy" to have the letter X/x — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Fox, Mr.

Creature (also referred to as Mr. Socks Fox) central, together with Mr. Knox, to the overall presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Fox, Mrs.

Music teacher at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

fox box

Container of which it is said, "it's heaps a lot cheaper / to fly with your foxes / than waste all that money / on boxes for Groxes" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

France

[1] Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [3] Country within "that forest" of which is said to grow pants-eating-plants — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

frazzle-spade

Beating implement the Glunk says is to be used when making Glunker Stew in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

freckles

[1] Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] One of the areas (together with Footsies and Fungus) of the Three F's medical specialty of Dr. Spreckles — in You're Only Old Once!

Fred

[1] Animal that is said both to need and to feed Fritz — in Oh Say Can You Say? [2] Name of the human figure part of which ( "a head") was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [3] One of the names mentioned by Marco when he declares dismissively of "A reindeer and sleigh," during the course of his fantasizing, "Say any one could think of that" — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Frederick

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Fred-fed Fritz

Character who is said both to need and to feed Fred — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Frelinghuysen

One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

French fried noodles

Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

French fries

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

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Fribble, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School whose subject of instruction is "laughing" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Friday night

Among the things cited ( "waiting around for Friday night") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

friend, best

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Frink, Collapsible

Creature said to have "collapsed in a heap" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

friskers, high-jumping

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

frittered flum

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Fritz

Character who is said both to need and to feed Fred — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Fritz-fed Fred

Animal that is said both to need and to feed Fritz — in Oh Say Can You Say?

frizzle

Characterization of the egg-mixing action of Peter T. Hooper, undertaken preparatory to cooking — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

frog and frogs

[1] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Amphibians "the world's sweetest" of which are said to be Wogs — in Scrambled Eggs Super! [3] Animal that it is said Miss Bonkers of Diffendoofer School "teaches . . . to dance" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! [4] One of the animals it is said Uncle Terwilliger favors patting concurrently ( "poodle with his left hand, camel with his right hand, . . . a frog with his left big toe") in "My Uncle Terwilliger Likes to Pat," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [5] Among the things it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

front

One of the particularities ( "Front feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Fros

Creatures that are members of the To-and-Fro Marchers group, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Fruits, Truffula

Produce of the Truffula Trees — in The Lorax.

Frumm

Country from which is said to come Circus McGurkus's Drum-Tummied Snumm — in If I Ran the Circus.

frying pan, egg in a

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "sizzle" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

F's, Three

Designation at the Golden Years Clinic of the medical specialty "Footsies, Fungus and Freckles" — in You're Only Old Once!

Fud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

FUDDLE

One of the letters ( "a fine fancy letter") of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

fuddled

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Fuddle-dee-Duddle, Miss

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter FUDDLE within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

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Fuddnuddler Brothers

Siblings (Bipper, Bud, Dinty, Dinwoody, Dud, Fitzsimmon, Frederick, Fud, Hendrix, Horace, Horatio, Hud, Jeffrey, Jipper, Jud, Lud, Skipper, Slinkey, Stinkey, Stuart, Stud) of whom it is said they "like to pile each on the heads of the others" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

fulfillment, personal

Subject central to the story's development — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Fungus

One of the areas (together with Footsies and Freckles) of the Three F's medical specialty of Dr. Spreckles — in You're Only Old Once!

Funicular Goats

Creatures that on one's birthday, it is said, pull one (on an aerial railway "with very particular boats") to Katroo's Birthday Flower Jungle — in Happy Birthday to You!

Fun-in-a-Box

Designation of the Cat's game involving Thing One and Thing Two — in The Cat in the Hat.

funny pictures

Designation of subjects it is suggested can be drawn and identified by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

funny things

Characterization of various activities, circumstances, and creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

fun-th

Seussian rendering of "fun" (devised to rhyme with "month") — in On Beyond Zebra.

fur, Fuzzy

One of the particularities ( "Fuzzy fur feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Futzenfell, Fredric(k)

One of the characters that is wished "happy birthday also" in "Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Fuzzy fur

One of the particularities ( "Fuzzy fur feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

fuzzy little stuff and fuzzy things

Characterizations of what the principal character is said to have devoted herself to "thinking up," before having "thunked" and after having "Unthunked" the Glunk in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.


G: Gack to Gwark

Gack

Creature involved when playing the game Ring the Gack — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

ga-fluppted

Characterization of the narrator's state of mind, as evaluated and defined by an unidentified voice — in Hunches in Bunches.

game

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

garden hose

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

Gargel-orum, High

Transportational creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter HI! within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Gase, Nook

Creature said by the narrator to be found "in my book case" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Gasket

Among the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back "from the wilds of Nantasket" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

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gawp

Characterization of one of the progressive stages ( "from gap stage to gape stage, from gape stage to gawp") of the "yawn of all yawns," as emitted by one of the Godiva horses — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Ga-Zair

Place cited as one in which bedroom and bathroom are far separated — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Ga-Zayt

Place cited as having a traffic-clogged Zayt Highway Eight — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Ga-Zoom

Among the means of conveyance ( "Get yourself a Ga-Zoom.") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

ga-Zump

Sound said to have been made by the Lorax upon first appearing before the Once-ler — in The Lorax.

Geeling

Creature said to be found "on the ceiling" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

geese

[1] Among the animals said to be "getting stuck" to other animals by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Among the things ( "You can try with goats and geese.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! See also: goose

Gekko

Place where the "underground grotto" of the creature called Yekko is said to be located — in On Beyond Zebra.

Gellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

gender

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

general

Military rank said to have been accorded Grandpa in advance of the Yooks' Big War with the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

General Genghis Kahn Schmitz

Character who rescued the narrator from the "flubbulous flood," and then conscripted him into military service — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

GENERAL WHO-LECTRIC

Maker's identification plate atop a Who-ville refrigerator — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

generosity

Quality of Thidwick basic to the story's development — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

George

Name of the boy narrator — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

"Gertrude McFuzz"

Title of a story as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

get

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Getz, Diver

Creature at Katroo that it is said dives (together with Diver Gitz) to capture Time-Telling Fish — in Happy Birthday to You!

Ghair

Creature said to be found "under the chair" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Gherkin

Among the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back "from the wilds of Nantasket" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Giant, Short

Character (together with a Tall Pigmy) central to a question asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Gick

Component part of Herbie Hart's Throm-dim-bu-lator — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

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gift horse

Nature of the animal ( "that mare Uncle Ethelbert gave us last Christmas") central to Lady Clementina's Horse Truth discovery: "Don't ever look a gift horse in the mouth!" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

gifts, Christmas

Presents suggested for fathers named Dwight or Jim — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Ginns, Dr.

Golden Years Clinic physician identified as "our A and S Man who does Antrums and Shins" — in You're Only Old Once!

giraffes

[1] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Animals Marco (without specification of them) fantasizes about having harnessed, together with an elephant, for the pulling of a bandwagon — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

girl and girls

[1] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter G/g — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Among the persons cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up. See also: Right-Side-Up Song Girls

Girl Scouts

One of the organizations about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Gish

Fisherman for whom, as is suggested, it was left that a Blue-Hoo-Fish should be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

gits

Seussian rendering of "gets" (devised to rhyme with "Gitz") — in Happy Birthday to You!

Gitz, Diver

Creature at Katroo that it is said dives (together with Diver Getz) to capture Time-Telling Fish — in Happy Birthday to You!

Gizz

Designation of what of Harry Haddow's may, it is said, be causing his inability to "make any shadow" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

glad

[1] Among the emotions the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat, "You can learn about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

glad-ish

Seussian rendering of "glad" (devised to rhyme with "radish") — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

gleap away

Part of the magicians' exhortation "Seep away, creep away, leap away, gleap away. . ." — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

gleeks

Illness of the camel, as diagnosed by Dr. Sam Snell — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

GLIKK

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Glikker

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter GLIKK within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Gloing

Sound made by the oobleck when snapping "back inside the trumpet" of the royal trumpeter — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Glotz

Creature described as having "lots of black spots" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

gloves

Among the things it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! See also: gruvvulous glove

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gluey

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

GLUGG

Sound made by the royal trumpeter's oobleck-clogged horn — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

glumping

Characterization by the Lorax of the Once-ler's action in polluting "the pond where the Humming-Fish hummed" — in The Lorax.

Glunk

Creature produced by the principal character's Thinker-Upper in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Glunker Stew

Culinary creation the Glunk tells his mother how to prepare in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

glunking

Culminating process in the making of Glunker Stew in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Gluppity-Glupp

One of the pollutants said to have been created ( "this leftover goo") by the Once-ler's factory — in The Lorax.

GLURK

Sound said to be made by fish Marco speculates he might catch from "down in the mire and the muck and the murk" of "the world's deepest ocean" — in McElligot's Pool.

go

Action of departure that the character being addressed is repeatedly asked to take — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

goat and goats

[1] Among the creatures asked about, as possibly being one to be accompanied by in liking and/or eating the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [2] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter G/g — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Among the animals said to be "getting stuck" to other animals by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [4] Among the things ( "You can try with goats and geese.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! 5 Among the things it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [6] Animals on which "horns" were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: Funicular Goats

Godiva, Lady

Titular designation of the daughters (Arabella, Clementina, Dorcas J., Gussie, Hedwig, Lulu, and Mitzi) of Lord Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Godiva, Lord

Titular designation of the Earl of all Coventry, father of the seven daughters who are the principal characters of the story — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Godiva Sisters

Collective designation of Lord Godiva's seven daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

goes

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

goggles

Object cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter G/g — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

gol-darndest

Characterization Gerald McGrew says people will accord the lion (having "ten feet, at least") at McGrew Zoo, as well as the overall zoo itself — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Golden Years Clinic

Facility that is the setting of the story, and which is said to have as a medical specialty "Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair" — in You're Only Old Once!

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goldfish kiss

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "pip" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

goo

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Characterization of the act of sprinkling upon an enemy the Blue Goo carried by the Utterly Sputters, said to have been created by both the Yooks and the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book [3]Characterization ( "this leftover goo") of the pollutant called Gluppity-Glupp — in The Lorax See also: Blue Goo

gooey

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

googoo goggles

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter G/g — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Goo-Goose

Creature that relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

goolash

Food the singer says he/she "could eat three bowls of" in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Goor

Component part of Herbie Hart's Throm-dim-bu-lator — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

goose

Among the creatures said to be asleep — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book. See also: geese; Goo-Goose

goose juice

Substance referred to as pertinent to both "moose dreams" and "goose dreams," but of which it is said, ". . . it isn't too good when a moose and a goose / Start dreaming they're drinking the other one's juice." — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

goose-moose burger

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Gootch

Among the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back "from the wilds of Nantasket" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

gown

Among the objects and surfaces said to have been bumped ( "Mother's new gown") by the kites of Thing One and Thing Two while playing the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat.

Gown, Gucky

Character said to live alone "in the Ruins of Ronk" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Gox

Creature with which the narrator says he likes to box — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Gox box socks

Stockings the narrator says he wears when boxing with his Gox — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Gractus, Grickily

Bird the egg of which, laid "up high in a prickily cactus," was captured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Grand Duke Wilfred

Nephew of King Derwin — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Grandfather or Grandpa

Character that imparts to his Yook grandson an account, constituting the principal narrative of the story, of the conflicts between the adjoining countries of the Yooks and the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

grape cakes

Food about which it is said, "The greener the green grapes are, / the keener keen apes are / to gobble green grape cakes." — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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grapes

Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

grass

Growth "in his uncle's back yard" it is said Ali Sard must mow — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

gray

Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days.

Great Balancing Act

Description and/or definition of the nature of Life — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Great Birthday Bird

Alternative designation of the creature (Birthday Bird) said to be, on one's birthday at Katroo, "in charge of it all" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Great Daredevil

One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

Greatest Show, World's

One of the characterizations of Circus McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

Great Experiment

Characterization of Lady Mitzi's pursuit of "the problems of equestrian aquatics" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

great-great-great-grandfather snail

Animal the shell of which (together with "fifteen cents / and a nail") it is said must be tossed into the Once-ler's "tin pail" to hear from him "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

Great North Hall

Area of Castle Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Great Places

Prospective destinations it is said "You're off to" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

green

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Color of grapes about which it is said, "The greener green grapes are, / the keener keen apes are / to gobble green grape cakes." — in Oh Say Can You Say? [3] Color of the elephant that was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: dizzy blue-green; Crumple-horn, Web-footed, Green-bearded Schlottz; kelly green; pale green pants

green eggs and ham

Food upon which the book's dialogue centers — in Green Eggs and Ham.

green hair

What, it is suggested, was left off, so it could be supplied on Stan Stine's head — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Green-Headed Quail

Alternative designation of the Quilligan Quail — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

green string bean

Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Grice

Bird the eggs of which, laid "on the ice," were secured for Peter T. Hooper by his friends from near Fa-Zoal — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Grickily Gractus

Bird the egg of which, laid "up high in a prickily cactus," was captured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Grickle-grass

Growth said currently to be present "At the far end of town" — in The Lorax.

Grinch

Principal character of the story, who, hating Christmas, undertook to deprive the Whos of their holiday observance — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Grinch, Beagle-Beaked-Bald-Headed

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

grinch-ish-ly humming

Characterization of the manner the Grinch, upon completion of his Christmas Eve plundering of Who-ville homes, mused with satisfaction — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Grinchy Claus

Characterization of the Grinch during his Christmas Eve masquerade as Santa Claus — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Grinchy trick

Characterization by the Grinch of his impersonation of Santa Claus — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Grin-itch

Town in which the narrator had his second encounter with the "spooky pale green pants / With nobody inside 'em" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Grin-itch spinach

Vegetable got at Grin-itch by the narrator in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

grizzilies

Among the kinds of bears with which Uncle Terwilliger is said to dance in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Grizzly-Ghastly

Circus McGurkus creature said to be wrestled by Kid Sneelock ( "champ-of-all-champs") — in If I Ran the Circus.

Grooz

Place at which Ali Sard is said to "paint flagpoles / on Sundays" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

grouch

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "With a terrible grouch") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Group, Hoop-Soup-Snoop

Sleepwalkers that "have to keep eating to keep up their strength" and of which it is said, "So, every so often, one puts down his hoop, / Stops hooping and does some quick snooping for soup." — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Grouse, Tizzle-Topped

Among the birds the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper secured while seeking "Some fine fancy eggs that no other cook cooks" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

grow and grows

[1] Among the things cited ( "waiting for their hair to grow") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Grox

Creature for which, if transported by air, it is said "they charge double the fare" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Grox Box

Container in which it is said a Grox must be carried if transported by air — in Oh Say Can You Say?

G-r-ritch

Snarling sound made by the Nizzards — in The King's Stilts.

G-r-r-zapp and G-r-r-zibb and G-r-r-zopp

Sounds made by the Yeoman of the Bowmen's arrows — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

grudge

Seussian rendering of "garage," about which a question ( ". . . a one- or two-car grudge?") is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

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grum

Sound made by Mr. Brown, like "a hippopotamus chewing gum" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Grumm, Mr. Gregory

Principal of Mayzie McGrew's school — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Grush, Nooth

Creature said by the narrator to be found "on my tooth brush" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

gruvvulous glove

Once-ler's garment that contains his Snuvv — in The Lorax.

guards

Members of the protective unit at the Kingdom of Binn — in The King's Stilts. See also: Captain of the Guards; Changing of the Cat Guard; King's Own Guards

Guernsey

Place off which Lady Mitzi was picked up at sea by the Bouncing Queen Maeve — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

guests

Positive characterization of Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

guff

Creature it is suggested one might try to "think up" as seen "going by" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

gum

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. See also: chewing gum; hippopotamus chewing gum

Gump, Mr.

Character identified as having "a seven hump Wump" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Gump, Wump of

Designation of the seven-humped creature owned by Mr. Gump — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

guns, pop

Among the objects used by the Little Cats to deal with the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

gun-toting spaniel

Characterization of the Yooks' "real smart dog named Daniel" — in The Butter Battle Book.

gupp

Seussian rendering of "guff" (devised to rhyme with "up") — in The Butter Battle Book.

Gusset

Among the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back "from the wilds of Nantasket" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Gussie, Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

gusty lusty notes

Description of the musical expression said to be beneficial to "dusty musty throats" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Gwark, Island of

Place from which, as part of his fantasizing, Gerald McGrew intends to capture for McGrew Zoo the creature called Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill — in If I Ran the Zoo.


H: H to Hut-Zut

H

Letter of the alphabet it is said the names of "more than 100 things . . . begin with," as components of the picture constituting the book's final puzzle — in The Cat's Quizzer.

had

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Haddow, Harry

Character said not to be able to "make any shadow" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

hair

[1] Among the things a drawing to represent which is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Among the things cited ( "waiting for their hair to grow") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [3] Single strand atop the heads of the creatures called Zeds, which it is said "grows . . . / so fast . . . / they need a hair cut / every day" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: blue hair; curly hair; green hair

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Hakken-Kraks

Creatures despite the howl of which (and although "the weather be foul" and "your enemies prowl"), it is said, "On you will go" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

hall

[1] One of the areas said to have been involved in the playing of the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Place down which, the narrator says, a creature called Zall "scoots" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket! See also: Great North Hall; Stilt-Walkers' Hall

Hallelujah

Among the words the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read . . . with my eyes tight shut!" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

ham

One of the foods questions about the liking and/or eating of are central to the book's dialogue — in Green Eggs and Ham.

Hamika-Snamika-Bamika-Bunt

Creature part of which ( "the whole front") was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Ham-ikka-Schnim-ikka-Schnam-ikka Schnopp

Creature ridden on by Peter T. Hooper while securing eggs of the three-eyelashed Tizzy — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

ham stew

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

hand

Among the things a drawing to represent which is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

hand on a door

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "knock" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Hang-ups

Possible impediments (together with "Bang-ups") that it is said "can happen to you" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

happened to happen

Explanation given for "the strange thing" Bartholomew Cubbins experienced, as central to the story's development — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

happy

How the narrator characterizes days as being when they are "Pink" — in My Many Colored Days.

Happy Birthday Asso-see-eye-ation, Katroo

Organization said to have responsibility for the training of Birthday Birds — in Happy Birthday to You!

Happy Birthday Cake Cookers, Official Katroo

Designation of the bakers Snookers and Snookers — in Happy Birthday to You!

"Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Happy Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that suggested to the narrator "that I shouldn't be in . . . but OUT" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Happy Way Bus

Vehicle intended as providing a means of transportation to Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Harp

See: Three-Snarper-Harp

Harp-Twanging Snarp

Creatures that, "on top of the Flummox," will it is said "twang mighty twangs on their Three-Snarper-Harp," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

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Harris Tweed

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Harry

One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Hart, Herbie

Character said to have disassembled his Throm-dim-bu-lator — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Harvard Club

Establishment referred to as where the hunters intended Thidwick's mounted head to be located, and where his "old horns" are ultimately situated — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

hash

See: fish hash; Who-hash

Hastings, Battle of

Lord Godiva's intended destination on the day of his death — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

hat and hats

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go / in a hat") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things particularly cited and commented upon as features of a story — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Headgear central to the story's development — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins [4] Object cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter H/h — in Dr. Seuss's ABC 5 Objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied "full of filla-ma-dills" — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: Cat in the Hat

Hat Cat

One of the alternative forms of reference to the Cat in the Hat — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Hawkins, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

Hawtcher

Alternative designation of someone from Hawtch-Hawtch — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Hawtch-Hawtch

Place near which a Bee-Watcher is said to be employed — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Hawtch-Hawtcher

Designation of someone from the town called Hawtch-Hawtch — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Hawtch-Hawtcher Bee-Watcher

Character said to have as his job at Hawtch-Hawtch "to keep both his eyes on the lazy town bee" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Hay

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter H/h — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

he

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

head and heads

[1] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Part of the body of Fred that was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

headski

Seussian rendering of "head" (devised to echo the final syllable of "Palooski") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

health and health care

Subjects central to the story — in You're Only Old Once!

hearing

[1] Ability central to Mr. Rabbit's boastfulness in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Ability that was prevented by a bird's being temporarily present within a creature's ear — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Effort central to the story's development — in Horton Hears a Who!

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heat

Weather condition cited with regard to two tigers ( "You two, I'm afraid, / Should lie down in the shade.") the Cat in the Hat dismisses from contention in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Hector, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

Hedwig, Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

height

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Helicopter Cap

Headgear about which a question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

help

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

hen

[1] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Source of eggs regarded by Peter T. Hooper as "What a dumb thing to use / With all of the other fine eggs you could choose!" — in Scrambled Eggs Super! See also: sort-of-a-hen

Hendrix

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Hen in a hat

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter H/h — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

her

One of the particularities ( "Her feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

here

Among the locations asked about, as possibly being a place for liking and/or eating the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham.

Herk-Heimer Falls

Cascade said to be "just grand for tooth-brushing beneath" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Herk-Heimer Sisters

Siblings identified as "using their brushes" at Herk-Heimer Falls — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Herman

One of the squirrels among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Hero

Declaration by Morris McGurk of what Mr. Sneelock will ultimately be regarded as, because of his accomplishments as a Circus McGurkus performer — in If I Ran the Circus.

Herrings, Dr. Derring's Singing, Spelling

Choral fish that during a Big Birthday Party at Katroo both sing and, through organizing themselves in appropriate formation, spell out the greeting being conveyed — in Happy Birthday to You!

hethreetreebee

Quiz element, of combined words, cited — in Hop on Pop.

Hi

Greeting the narrator says, at the story's close, is now regularly exchanged when they "quite often" meet, "Those empty pants and I" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

HI!

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Hiffer-back

Means of transportation, besides "Horseback and Bird-back," by which friends are said to arrive for a Big Birthday Party at Katroo's Birthday Pal-alace — in Happy Birthday to You!

high

[1] Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] One of the contexts ( "High foot") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [3] One of the levels it is suggested one might "think" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

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High diddle dester

First line of Lady Gussie's song — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

High Gargel-orum

Transportational creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter HI! within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

high-jumping friskers

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

highway

Road ultimately constructed "right over those two stubborn Zax" in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories. See also: State Highway Two-Hundred-and-Three; Zayt Highway Eight

hill and hills

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Forms ( "high pink hills") into which the Little Cats transformed the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

him

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Hinkle-Horn Honkers and Hinkle-Horn Honking Club

Musicians at Mercedd that are said to have "honked themselves out" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Hinkle-Horn Nook

Compartment for the storage of instruments played by members of the Hinkle-Horn Honking Club — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

hippo

Animal involved in Miss Bonkers' undertaking to instruct Diffendoofer School students "why / A hippo cannot hope to fly" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Hippo-Heimers

Creatures said to be used to carry "wondrous-smelling stacks" of blooms from the Birthday Flower Jungle — in Happy Birthday to You!

Hippo-no-Hungus, Jungles of

Area from which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back a flock of the creatures called Bippo-no-Bungus for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

hippopotamus chewing gum

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "grum" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

his

One of the particularities ( "His feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Hi-Sign-and-Shake, Secret Katroo Birthday

Characterization of the finger-and-toe manner of exchanging greetings, on one's birthday, with the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

hobbies

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Ho, diddle dum

Second line of Lady Gussie's song — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

holiday bell

Object rung to announce special observances at the Kingdom of Didd — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Holland

Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Homework Hunch

Creature-represented impulse the Real Tough Hunch imposed — in Hunches in Bunches.

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honey bears

Among the kinds of bears with which Uncle Terwilliger is said to dance in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Honkers and Honking Club, Hinkle-Horn

Musicians at Mercedd that are said to have "honked themselves out" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Honk-Honker, Birthday

Musician at Katroo that it is said plays on one's birthday from "high up Mt. Zorn" — in Happy Birthday to You!

hoo

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like an owl" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

hood

See: wink-hood

Hooded Klopfers

Creatures said to provide transportation to Katroo's Birthday Pal-alace — in Happy Birthday to You!

Hoodwink

Circus McGurkus side-show creature it is said "winks in his wink-hood" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Hooey

Name of "a book-reading parrot" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Hoof Burn

Debilitation suffered by Lady Mitzi's aquatic horses — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

hook cook book

Characterization of the volume that is said to be consulted by a Nook — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Hooper, Peter T.

Narrator and the principal character of the story — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Hoop Soap

Substance (also cited as Soapy Cooper's Super Soup-Off-Hoops Soak Suds) recommended "to wash soup off a hoop" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Hoop-Soup-Snoop Group

Sleepwalkers that "have to keep eating to keep up their strength" and of which it is said, "So, every so often, one puts down his hoop, / Stops hooping and does some quick snooping for soup." — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Hooray

[1] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter H/h — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Concluding declaration, in celebration of "the shapes we're in," of the girl narrator — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [3] Exclamation of delight expressed — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Hoos-Foos

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

hoo-to foo-to boo-to bah

Subject involved in the theft treated of in "Somebody Stole My Hoo-to Foo-to Boo-to Bah!," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

hop

[1] Action cited as what a Yop likes to do "from finger top / to finger top" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Horace

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Horatio

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

horn

Among the things (a musical instrument) Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "blurp" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? See also: Birthday Horn; Hinkle-Horn . . .; Poogle-Horn . . .; Welcoming Horn

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horns

[1] Among the objects ( "the horns on these goats") that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Antlers central to the performance of Circus McGurkus's Through-Horns-Jumping-Deer — in If I Ran the Circus [3] Antlers of Thidwick that are central to the story's development — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [4] Antlers of various elaborate sorts on deer Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

horn-tooting apes

Circus McGurkus creatures "from the Jungles of Jorn" that it is said will on Opening Night play "a welcoming toot" on the Welcoming Horn — in If I Ran the Circus.

horrible howls

Characterization of the sounds of the Midwinter Jicker that (together with mice and owls) kept the narrator awake — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

horse and horses

[1] Animal Marco actually saw ( "a plain horse") pulling a wagon — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] One of the creatures it is suggested one "can think up" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [3] Steed of King Derwin that is sought by Bartholomew — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [4] Among the creatures about which "A Night Quizzer" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer 5 Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [6] Animals central to the story's basic development — in The Seven Lady Godivas [7] Animal cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter H/h — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [8] One of the animals ( "a race / on a horse / on a ball / with a fish") it is suggested one might think about — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! See also: Paul Revere's fine horse; Sea Horse

Horse-Drawn Vehicular Transportation

Research specialty pursued by Lady Dorcas J. — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

horse feet

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "klopp" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

horseshoes

Objects central to Lady Lulu's Horse Truth discovery: "horseshoes are lucky" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

horse thieves

Felons who "stealthily broke in" and carried off Lady Hedwig's horse Parsifal — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Horse Truth Quest

Designation of the overall objective constituting the story's basic development — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Horse Truths

"New and worthy" equine maxims sought by Lord Godiva's daughters, entailing individual pursuits that constitute the Horse Truth Quest — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Horton the Elephant

[1] Principal character of the story — in Horton Hatches the Egg [2] Principal character of the story — in Horton Hears a Who!

hose and hoses

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the things the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! See also: garden hose; snergelly hose

Hotel, Sneeden's

Hostelry referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

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Hot-Shot

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Hour, Stilt

Time during the afternoon for King Birtram's recreational activity — in The King's Stilts.

house and houses

[1] Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [4] One of the contexts ( "In the house") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book 5 Structure asked about, as possibly being a place within which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [6] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

howls, horrible

Characterization of the sounds of the Midwinter Jicker that (together with mice and owls) kept the narrator awake — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

"How to Cook"

Title of the volume that is said to be consulted by a Nook — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

how to smell roses

Among the things the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

huckleberry mish mash

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Hud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Hudson Bay

One of the areas from which, according to his speculation, Marco says fish might come — in McElligot's Pool.

Huffle

Creature it is said will carry a fluff-muffled Truffle, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

humming, grinch-ish-ly

Characterization of the manner the Grinch, upon completion of his Christmas Eve plundering of Who-ville homes, mused with satisfaction — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

hummingbird eggs

Objects within a nest, located vastly beyond the fly that was heard coughing by Mr. Rabbit, and about which Mr. Bear says, "My nose is so good that I smelled without fail / That the egg on the left is a little bit stale!" in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Humming-Fish

Creatures said formerly to have inhabited a "rippulous pond" within the area where the Truffula Trees grew — in The Lorax.

Humpf

[1] Seussian rendering of the interjection "humph," as expressed by the "sour kangaroo" — in Horton Hears a Who! [2] Seussian rendering of the interjection "humph," as grunted by Mr. Bear in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

HUMPF

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

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Humpf-Humpf-a-Dumpfer

Creature the name of which is cited as something which cannot be spelled without use of the letter HUMPF, from within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

hunches

Subject of the story (involving the creature-represented Better Hunch, Down Hunch, Four-way Hunch, Happy Hunch, Homework Hunch, Munch Hunch, Nowhere Hunch, Real Tough Hunch, Sour Hunch, Spookish Hunch, Super Hunch, Up Hunch, and Very Odd Hunch) — in Hunches in Bunches.

hunchy punches, crunchy

Blows the narrator says were thrown when "things got really out of hand" and "Wild hunches in big bunches / were scrapping all around me" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Hungry horse

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter H/h — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

hunters

[1] Men who pursued Thidwick — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [2] Three men who capture Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

"Hurry Hurry Hurry!"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

hut

Residence ( "Far off in the fields, on the edge of a cranberry bog") of Bartholomew Cubbins and his family — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Hut-Zut

Musical instrument the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he can, if open-eyed, learn to play — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!


I: I to Its all my fault

I

Pronoun used (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter I/i — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

I am a Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz as you can plainly see.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter Z/z — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

"I AM I"

Declaration one is encouraged to make, on one's birthday, from the Official Katroo Birthday Sounding-Off Place — in Happy Birthday to You!

I-and-T factory

Workplace of Mr. Potter — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Icabod

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter I/i — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Icabod is itchy.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter I/i — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

"I Can Figure Figures"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

"I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!"

Title of a story as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

ice

[1] Among the things ( "ice," as well as "Mice on ice" and "ice on mice") the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Surface it is said Peter the Postman crosses "once every day / and on Saturdays, twice" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! See also: price of ice

Idaho

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

I-dotter

Part of the characterization (together with "T-crosser") of Mr. Potter's occupation — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

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if

One of the examples of "Little words" cited — in Hop on Pop.

'im

Seussian rendering of "him" — in On Beyond Zebra.

"I'm sorry."

Among the "simple words" spoken by King Derwin, and about which it is said, "Maybe there was something magic in those simple words" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

India

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Indianapolis

Among the words the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read . . . with my eyes tight shut!" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

ink

Substance cited ( "pink ink") as being what the creature called Yink "likes to drink" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: think-proof ink

"In My Bureau Drawer"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

instruments, musical

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

interests

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Internal Organs Olympics

Competition at which Golden Years Clinic physicians are said last year to have "won fifteen gold medals, / nine silver, / six bronze" — in You're Only Old Once!

Iota

Creature said to live in both "the Far Western part / Of south-east North Dakota" and "the north-eastern west part / Of South Carolina," and one of which from the latter location Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Ipswich

Place at which stops are said to be made along the transportation route of the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

Irish ducks

Creatures it is said Professor de Breeze has long attempted to teach "how to read Jivvanese" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

is

Verb used (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter I/i — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Ish

Creature that declares, "I have this dish / to help me wish." — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Ish wish dish

Plate said by the creature named Ish to be used when making wishes — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Island of Gwark

Place from which, as part of his fantasizing, Gerald McGrew intends to capture for McGrew Zoo the creature called Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Island of Sala-ma-Sond

Place of residence of Yertle in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Isn't

Characterization by Katroo's Birthday Bird of what someone might be who had "never been born" — in Happy Birthday to You!

it

One of the examples of "Little words" cited — in Hop on Pop.

Italy

One of the countries about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

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ITCH

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Itch-a-pods

Constantly moving creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter ITCH within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

itchy

Condition cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter I/i — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

It-Kutch

One of the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from Ka-Troo for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

"It's all my fault."

Among the "simple words" spoken by King Derwin, and about which it is said, "Maybe there was something magic in those simple words" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.


J: Jack to Jungles of Jorn

Jack

[1] One of the names mentioned by Marco when he declares dismissively of "A reindeer and sleigh," during the course of his fantasizing, "Say any one could think of that" — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Jake, Uncle

Individual cited ( "waiting, perhaps, for their Uncle Jake") as a possible reason for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Jake the Pillow Snake

Creature the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, "learn about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

jam

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter J/j — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

James

Friend of the narrator's, whom the Better Hunch suggested should join the narrator in going "to some real cool spot" to play — in Hunches in Bunches.

Jane

One of the names mentioned by Marco when he declares dismissively of "A reindeer and sleigh," during the course of his fantasizing, "Say any one could think of that" — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Japan

[1] Among the countries the worm, ridiculing the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear, says it has seen across, thus declaring possession of an ability of sight superior to their hearing and sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Japanese

Nationality about which a question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Jawks, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

Jay, Flannel-Wing

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Jedd

Creature said to sleep on a bed made "from pom poms / He grows on his head" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Jeers, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

Jeffrey

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

jelly, strawberry

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Made of strawberry jelly") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

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jelly jar

Object cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter J/j — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Jerry Jordan's jelly jar

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter J/j — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Jertain

Creature the narrator says he sometimes feels "quite certain" is to be found "in the curtain" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

jet

Among the means of conveyance suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

jibboo

Creature about which is asked, "And / what would / you do / if you met / a jibboo?" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Jicker, Midwinter

Rainstorm the narrator encountered while proceeding by foot — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Jigger, Triple-Sling

Yook combat mechanism said to have been created in response to VanItch's having destroyed Grandpa's Snick-Berry Switch — in The Butter Battle Book.

Jigger-Rock Snatchem

Zook combat mechanism said to have been created in response to the Yooks' development of the Triple-Sling Jigger — in The Butter Battle Book.

Jill-ikka-Jast

"A fleet-footed beast who can run like a deer," riding on which Peter T. Hooper escaped when pursued by the bird called Bombastic Aghast — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Jim

[1] Among the names featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Name which, if it is "your daddy's," the ideal Christmas present to be associated with it could, it is said, be Slim Jim Swim Fins — in Oh Say Can You Say? See also: Sunny Jim

Jipper

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Jivvanese

Language it is said Professor de Breeze has long attempted teaching "Irish ducks how to read" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Joats

Creatures a family of which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing at Motta-fa-Potta-fa-Pell for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

jobsk

Seussian rendering of "job" (devised to rhyme with "Tobsk," "Nobsk," and "Obsk," as well as with other adjacent Seussian "sk" word-endings) — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Joe

[1] Character (together with Moe) central to questions asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Creature that when called on the telephone says he cannot hear — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] One of the names mentioned by Marco when he declares dismissively of "A reindeer and sleigh," during the course of his fantasizing, "Say any one could think of that" — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

JOGG

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Jogg-oons

Creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter JOGG within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Jo-Jo

"Smallest of All" among the inhabitants of Who-ville, and the "one shirker" discovered by the Mayor during the "town's darkest hour" — in Horton Hears a Who!

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Jordan, Jerry

Name cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter J/j — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Jorn, Jungles of

Place from which are said to come Circus McGurkus's "horn-tooting apes" — in If I Ran the Circus.

joss sticks

Objects central to a "Food Quiz" question — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Jott, Juggling

Circus McGurkus's sideshow creature it is said "can juggle some stuff / You might think he could not" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Jounce

Place at which stops are said to be made along the transportation route of the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

Jud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Juggling Jott

Circus McGurkus's side-show creature it is said "can juggle some stuff / You might think he could not" — in If I Ran the Circus.

juice

See: Beezle-Nut oil or juice; goose juice; moose juice

jump

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

jumping

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Jungle, Birthday Flower

Place at Katroo said to have "The best-sniffing flowers that anyone grows" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Jungle of Nool

Setting of the story — in Horton Hears a Who!

Jungles of Hippo-no-Hungus

Area from which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back a flock of the creatures called Bippo-no-Bungus for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Jungles of Jorn

Place from which are said to come Circus McGurkus's "horn-tooting apes" — in If I Ran the Circus.


K: Kalamazoo to Kwong

Kalamazoo

Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Kangaroo and kangaroos

[1] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Creatures ( "a sour kangaroo" with a "young kangaroo in her pouch") incredulous that life could exist on "a small speck of dust," and which ultimately undertake to rope and cage Horton, and to boil his "small speck of dust" in Beezle-Nut oil — in Horton Hears a Who!

kangaroo collars

What the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he might, if open-eyed, learn "how to make" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Kartoom

Place where, within a cave, is said to live the creature called Natch, which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Ka-Troo

Place from which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back several creatures (It-Kutch, Nerd, Nerkle, Preep, Proo, and Seersucker) for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Katroo

Setting of the story, and place identified as where "They sure know how to say 'Happy Birthday to You!'" — in Happy Birthday to You!

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Katroo Happy Birthday Asso-see-eye-ation

Organization said to have responsibility for the training of Birthday Birds — in Happy Birthday to You!

Katta-ma-Side

Vessel ( "sort of a boat made of sea-leopard's hide") used by Peter T. Hooper's friends from near Fa-Zoal — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Katz, Blooie

Tail-bearer to Hooie Katz in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katz, Chooie

Tail-bearer to Kooie Katz in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katz, Fooie

Tail-bearer to King Looie Katz in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katz, Hooie

Tail-bearer to Chooie Katz in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katz, Kooie

Tail-bearer to Fooie Katz in "King Looie Katz,"as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katz, Looie

King of Katzen-stein in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katz, Prooie

Tail-bearer to Blooie Katz in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katzen-bein, Zooie

"The last, last cat of all the cats / That lived in Katzen-stein," and central to the story's climax in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Katzen-stein

Kingdom that is the setting of the story in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Kaverns of Krock

Place where "a left sock" might, it is suggested, be "left behind by mistake" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Keck, County of

Place from which the news of the yawning bug "By the name of Van Vleck" was received — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

keen-shooter, mean-shooter, bean shooter bugs

Characterization of the creatures called Chuggs, which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Keeper

Title of the zoo superintendent — in If I Ran the Zoo See also: New Keeper

Keeper of the King's Records

Title of Sir Alaric — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

kelly green

Description of the pill of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, "I take . . . / before each meal and in between." — in You're Only Old Once!

kerchoo

Sneeze cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC. See also: "Ah-a-a-a-a-a-h... Choo"; king's kerchoo

kettle

Object cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

keys, back door

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

Key-Slapping Slippard

Creature that prevented the unlocking of the entryway ( "There is only one door. . . .") to the City of Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

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Kick a kettle.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Kick-a-Poo Kid

Yook gun said to have been created in response to the Zooks' development of the Jigger-Rock Snatchem — in The Butter Battle Book.

Kick-a-Poo Spaniel

Characterization of the dog named Daniel, said to have been trained to carry the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

Kid

[1] Colloquial form of address to the reader — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus. See also: Kick-a-Poo Kid

kind that likes flowers

Among the various sorts and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

King

See: Birtram, King; Derwin, King; Turtle King

Kingdom of Binn

Setting of the story — in The King's Stilts.

Kingdom of Didd

[1] Setting of the story — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Setting of the story — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

"King Looie Katz"

Title of a story as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

King of Katzen-stein

Title of Looie Katz in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

King of the Mud

Designation of King Yertle's ultimate status in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

kings

Male sovereigns about whom a question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

king's kerchoo

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

King's Own Guards

Protective unit of King Derwin — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

King's Records, Keeper of the

Title of Sir Alaric — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

King Yertle

Titular designation of the story's principal character, Yertle the Turtle in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

kiss, goldfish

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "pip" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Kitchen, Cat

Area where the Patrol Cats' meals are prepared — in The King's Stilts.

kite and kites

[1] Among the things cited ( "waiting for wind to fly a kite") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Object about which is asked, "Did you ever / fly a kite / in bed?" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [4] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up 5 Objects said to have been flown within the house by Thing One and Thing Two, causing turmoil and disorder — in The Cat in the Hat.

Kitten

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter K/k — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

klammering

Seussian expression, used in conjunction with "yammering" and "hammering," to describe the beaks of the birds that attacked Ali during his effort to secure for Peter T. Hooper a Mt. Strookoo Cuckoo egg — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

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Klay

One of the cries of exhortation from the magicians' incantations — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

klonked

Among the sounds made by Sylvester McMonkey McBean's "very peculiar machine" for adding stars to bellies in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Klopfers, Hooded

Creatures said to provide transportation to Katroo's Birthday Pal-alace — in Happy Birthday to You!

klopp

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like horse feet" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Klotz

Creature described as having "lots of black dots" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

klunker-klunk

Designation of a product of the Thinker-Upper's action in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

klupp-klupp and klupped

Characterization of the sound and of the making of the sound of VanItch's footsteps as he approached Grandpa for their showdown on the Wall — in The Butter Battle Book.

knees

[1] Among the things ( "knees," as well as "knees on trees") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Among the things ( "of people, bees and chimpanzees") it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Knights, Tournament

Designation of Circus McGurkus's apes (Sir Beers, Sir Bopps, Sir Dawkins, Sir Hawkins, Sir Hector, Sir Jawks, Sir Jeers, and Sir Vector) that it is said "Stage a roust-about-joust with their boxing glove spears" — in If I Ran the Circus.

knock

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a hand on a door" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

knots

One of the subjects ( "tying knots / In neckerchiefs and noodles") taught by Miss Twining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Knox, Mr.

Creature central (together with Mr. Fox) to the overall presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Knox, Nixie

Name cited in providing an example of where it "is very useful" to have the letter X/x — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Krauss, Kitty O'Sullivan

Among the persons it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Krock, Kaverns of

Place where "a left sock" might, it is suggested, be "left behind by mistake" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Krox, Mr. and Mrs. J. Carmichael

Couple said to have a three-handed clock that "does one very slick trick" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Krupp, Castle of

Place from which news is said to have been received "That the lights are all out and the drawbridge is up" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Kweet

Birds said to lay "the world's sweetest eggs," several of which were "nabbed" by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Kwigger

Bird, as found by Peter T. Hooper, the eggs of which are said to be "as big as a pin head, no bigger" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

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Kwong, Long-Legger

Bird seen by Peter T. Hooper and described by him as "built just a little bit wrong," necessitating the laying of her eggs "twenty feet in the air" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!


L: Ladders to Lurch

ladders

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

ladies, lords and

Occupants of bedrooms in King Derwin's palace, who were said to be frightened by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Lady

See: Arabella, Lady; Clementina, Lady; Dorcas J., Lady; Godiva, Lady; Gussie, Lady; Hedwig, Lady; Lulu, Lady; Mitzi, Lady

Lady of Research

Characterization of Lady Dorcas J. — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Lake Erie

Body of water understood by the Lorax to be equally polluted as "the pond where the Humming-Fish hummed" originally in a line ( "I hear things are just as bad up in Lake Erie.") subsequently removed from The Lorax.

lakes

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Lake Winna-Bango

Setting of the story — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

lamb chops

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

lame

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

lamp

Place in which, the narrator says, a creature called Zamp is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

land

Part of the overall domain, together with the sea, that King Yertle ultimately declares has become his, as "the world's highest turtle" in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Lass-a-lack

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Laugh

See: No Laugh Race ", "The

laughing

[1] Action central to a question about the game Stare-Eyes — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Subject taught by Miss Fribble at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

laughter

Action the avoidance of which is the subject of the song in "The No Laugh Race," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Laundress, Royal

Member of King Derwin's palace staff found to be "stuck tight to the clothesline" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

lava

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Lazy lion licks a lollipop.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

leap, lopulous

Characterization of Grandpa's manner of mounting the Wall, in preparation for declaring his intention of destroying the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

left

[1] One of the directions it is suggested one might "think," as well also as about the reason the creatures called beft "always go" that direction — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] One of the particularities ( "Left foot") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

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left eye

Alternative means the Cat in the Hat says he "can read with" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Left leg

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

left sock

Garment referred to as "left behind by mistake" at the Kaverns of Krock — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Left-Sock Thievers", "The

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

leg and legs

[1] Limb cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Limbs central to the subject of the song in "Hurry Hurry Hurry!," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [3] Among the parts (together with "top-knot" and "his tail") of "a bug called the Sneggs" that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: bees' legs

leopard

Animal involved in one of the subjects ( "how to put a saddle / On a lizard or a leopard") taught by Miss Vining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Lerkim

Hideaway of the Once-ler, "on top of his store" — in The Lorax.

"Let Us All Sing"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

'leven

Seussian rendering of "eleven" — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

licks

[1] Action cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Life-Risking-Track

Raceway said to be used by Circus McGurkus's Colliding Collusions — in If I Ran the Circus.

Lifted Lorax

Name given the thoroughfare (Street of the Lifted Lorax) that leads to the place where, it is said, "if you look deep enough you can still see, today, / where the Lorax once stood" — in The Lorax.

light

Condition of illumination it is suggested one can "Think of" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! See also: Bright Dwight Bird-Flight Night-Sight Light

lightning

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "splatt" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

likes

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

liking

Attitude questions about which (liking and/or eating), regarding the food treated of, are central to the book's dialogue — in Green Eggs and Ham.

Lincoln, Abraham

Among the persons about whom questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

line

Among the forms ( "a red line") that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

lion

[1] Creature cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Creature, possessing "ten feet, at least," Gerald McGrew fantasizes about having at McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

lion's tail

Among the means of conveyance ( "go / by lion's tail") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

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lion who's partly a trout

Creature it is said will be a feature of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

lips

Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

listening

Subject taught by Miss Dobble at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Little Cat A through Little Cat Z

Helpers appearing successively from the Big Cat's hat and from the hats of one another during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Little Lola Lopp

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Liz

Character being addressed by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

lizard

Animal involved in one of the subjects ( "how to put a saddle / On a lizard or a leopard") taught by Miss Vining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Lobster

Aquatic creature Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

location

Wagon position or situation central to Lady Dorcas J.'s Horse Truth discovery: "Don't put the cart before the horse." — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

lock

Action cited within Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery: "Don't lock the barn door after the horse has been stolen!" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

loganberry-colored

Description of the pills of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, ". . . I take for early morning chills." — in You're Only Old Once!

Lolla-Lee-Lou, Miss

"Fancy young birdie" of whom Gertrude McFuzz was jealous, because she had a two-feathered tail in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

lollipop and lollipops

[1] Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Object cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter L/l — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

London

One of the cities about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

long

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

long curly nose

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "With a long curly nose") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

longests

Seussian designation expressing categories of the greatest extent of achievement, regarding subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author ( "My longest . . .") — in My Book About Me.

long flat

Description of the pill of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, "This . . . one is what I take / if I should die before I wake." — in You're Only Old Once!

long flowing whiskers

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "With long flowing whiskers") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Long-Legger Kwong

Bird seen by Peter T. Hooper and described by him as "built just a little bit wrong," necessitating the laying of her eggs "twenty feet in the air" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

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Lopp, Lola

Name cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter L/l in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

lopulous leap

Characterization of Grandpa's manner of mounting the Wall, in preparation for declaring his intention of destroying the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

Lorax

Creature central to the story, and who repeatedly declares, "I speak for the trees." — in The Lorax.

Lord

See: Droon, Lord; Godiva, Lord

lords and ladies

Occupants of bedrooms in King Derwin's palace, who were said to be frightened by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

loud

How the narrator characterizes days as being (together with "mad") on "Black Days" — in My Many Colored Days.

love

Affection Mayzie McGrew, after leaving her family and friends, felt she had lost ( "I can never go home. Nobody loves me.") — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

low

[1] Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] One of the contexts ( "Low foot") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [3] One of the levels it is suggested one might "think" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Lowe, Mr.

Principal at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Luck, Luke

Character that relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks .

lucky

[1] Circumstance associated with Lady Lulu's Horse Truth discovery: "horseshoes are lucky" — in The Seven Lady Godivas [2] Condition constituting the context of the story's presentation — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Lud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

"Lullaby for Mr. Benjamin B. Bickelbaum"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Lulu, Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

lunch

[1] Meal the prospective partaking of which is cited by the Cat in the Hat as the reason for delaying contention with the final tiger addressed in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories [2] Meal partaken of by the narrator when he "finally followed a Munch Hunch, / the best hunch of the bunch" — in Hunches in Bunches [3] Meal prepared "merrily" by the three Diffendoofer School cooks "all named McMunch" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! See also: Birthday Lunch

Lunks

Creatures a family of which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing from "the Wilds of Nantucket" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Lurch

[1] Creature it is said will be carried by a Flummox, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus [2] Vegetation, constituting a "prickle-ly perch," from which it is said "You'll be left" hanging — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!


M: macaroni to My Uncle Terwilliger

macaroni

Among the foods about which "Food Quiz" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

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machines

Among the things the boy narrator cites by name in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.      See also: Bad-Animal-Catching-Machine; Star-Off Machine

Mack

"Plain little turtle" situated at the bottom of King Yertle's towering turtle-upon-turtle throne in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

mackerel

Fish referred to disdainfully by Marco — in McElligot's Pool.

mad

[1] Among the emotions the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat, "You can learn about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] How the narrator characterizes days as being (together with "loud") on "Black Days" — in My Many Colored Days.

magician and magicians

[1] One of the persons ( "Doing tricks") who is part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] Wizards of King Derwin's court — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [3] Wizards of King Derwin's court — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

mail

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go by mail") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . the mail to come") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Maine

One of the states about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

making

Verb used (as part of sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC. See also: music making

Malber

Element of the magicians' incanta tion "Malber, Balber, Tidder, Tudd" — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

man, toy

Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat.

Manager

Title cited for "G. McGrew" on an entrance-archway identification of the "City Zoo" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

mandolin, Schwinn

Musical instrument of extraordinary features, said to be possessed by Gretchen von Schwinn — in Oh Say Can You Say?

many

One of the contexts ( "many, many feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Many mumbling mice are making midnight music in the moonlight . . .

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Marchers, To-and-Fro

Circus McGurkus creatures said to "march in five layers" ( "The Fros march on Tos / And the Tos march on Fros.") — in If I Ran the Circus.

Marco

[1] Narrator and the principal character of the story — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] Principal character of the story, whose speculations are the basis of its development — in McElligot's Pool.

Marines, United States

Among the groups ( "You can bring in the United States Marines!") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Marshmallow Dip

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

marshmallows

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

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Marvin O'Gravel Balloon Face

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Massachusetts

One of the states about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

mawtch

Seussian rendering of "much" (devised to rhyme with "watch") — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Max

Dog of the Grinch, which was disguised as a reindeer for the Grinch's Christmas Eve descent upon Who-ville — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

May fifteenth

Date ( "the fifteenth of May") on which Horton first "heard a small noise" that came from "a small speck of dust blowing past through the air" — in Horton Hears a Who!

May 15, 1066

Date of Lord Godiva's intended departure for the Battle of Hastings and also that of his death — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Mayor

[1] City official who is present on a reviewing stand, as part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] City official who proposed to solve Mayzie McGrew's problem by enforcing the law ( "simple and sound") that "Daisies belong and should stay in the ground." — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [3] Official of Who-ville with whom Horton converses — in Horton Hears a Who!

Mayzie

[1] "Lazy bird" that persuades Horton to take over sitting on her nest and egg — in Horton Hatches the Egg [2] Principal character (Mayzie McGrew) of the story — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Mazurka, tizzle-topped Tufted

Creature ( "A kind of canary with quite a tall throat") Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from the island of Yerka for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

McBean, Sylvester McMonkey

Fix-it-Up Chappie that comes to relate to the "troubles" between the Plain-Belly and Star-Belly Sneetches in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

McCave, Mrs.

Mother of twenty-three sons, all having the given name Dave in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

McElligot's Pool

Fishing site of Marco and the setting of his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

McFuzz, Gertrude

Principal character, "a girl-bird" whose concern about the nature of her tail is central to the story's development in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

McGrew, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

McGrew, Gerald

Narrator and the principal character of the story — in If I Ran the Zoo.

McGrew, Mayzie

Principal character of the story — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

McGrew, Mr.

Man for whom, it is suggested, whiskers and "some eyebrows and eyelashes, too" were left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

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McGrew, Mr. and Mrs.

Parents of Mayzie McGrew — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

McGrewses

Seussian rendering of "McGrews" (devised to rhyme with "chooses") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

McGrew Zoo

Designation of the establishment Gerald McGrew fantasizes about creating — in If I Ran the Zoo.

McGuire, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

McGurk, Morris

Narrator and the principal character of the story — in If I Ran the Circus.

McMunch

Name of all three of the cooks at Diffendoofer School who, the narrator says, "merrily prepare our lunch" while singing a song "Not too short and not too long" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

McPhail, Snorter

Snorer said to be "loudest of all," and who "snores with his head in a three-gallon pail" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

McPherson, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

me

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Boy narrator, as cited by himself — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [3] Designation of the narrator, by himself, when declaring there will be "No up" for him ( "I'm sleeping in today.") — in Great Day for Up.

measles

Disease Lord Droon falsely ascribes to Eric — in The King's Stilts.

Memphis, Tennessee

One of the cities about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Me Myself

[1] Purported author of the book (which is said to have been created "with a little help from my friend Dr. Seuss") — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Purported author of the book (which is said to have been created "with a little help from my friends Dr. Seuss and Roy McKie") — in My Book About Me.

men

Among the persons cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up. See also: snow men; Wise Men

Mercedd

Town, "Way out in the west," where the Hinkle-Horn Honking Club is located — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Merry Christmas Mush

Food cited as once having been eaten at "a Christmas brunch" disappointingly — in Oh Say Can You Say?

meth

Seussian rendering of "mess" (devised to rhyme with "breath") in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Meyers, Butch

Driver of the Happy Way Bus — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

mice

[1] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [2] Among the things ( "mice," as well as "Mice on ice" and "ice on mice") the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat, "You can learn about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [3] Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [4] Animals cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC 5 Animals that (together with owls and the Midwinter Jicker's "horrible howls") kept the narrator awake — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

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midnight

Time cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Midsummer's Day, August 1073

Date on which Lady Mitzi received Peeping Jack's letter — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Midwinter Jicker

Rainstorm the narrator encountered while proceeding by foot — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

miff-muffered moof

Fabric from which the Once-ler, it is said, "makes his own clothes" — in The Lorax.

mighty nice

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Mike

Creature associated with the bicycle "made for three" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

milk

Fluid used to transfer pink stains during the course of spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! See also: butterfly milk

milk on a dish

Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat.

mind

Mental facility the narrator's inability to "make up" is central to the story's coverage — in Hunches in Bunches.

mind-maker-upper

Seussian expression of "one who decides" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

mish mash, huckleberry

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Miss

See: Becker, Miss; Bonkers, Miss; Clotte, Miss; Dobble, Miss; Fribble, Miss; Fuddle-dee-Duddle, Miss; Lolla-Lee-Lou, Miss; Quibble, Miss; Sneetcher, Miss; Twining, Miss; Vining, Miss; Wobble, Miss

Mississippi

Among the words the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read . . . with my eyes tight shut!" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Missouri

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

mista-cuff

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation containing the line "Fista, wista, mista-cuff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Mr.

See: Bear, Mr. ; Bickelbaum, Mr. Benjamin B. ; Bix, Mr.; Black, Mr. ; Blinn, Mr.; Breeze, Mr. ; Brown, Mr. ; Fox, Mr.; Grumm, Mr. Gregory; Gump, Mr.; Knox, Mr. ; Krox, Mr. and Mrs. J. Carmichael; Lowe, Mr.; McGrew, Mr. ; McGrew, Mr. and Mrs.; Plunger, Mr. ; Potter, Mr. ; Rabbit, Mr. ; Sneelock, Mr.

Mitzi, Lady

One of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

mixed-up

Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days.

Miz Yookie-Ann Sue

Member of the Butter-Up Band said to have been its Chief Drum Majorette — in The Butter Battle Book.

mobsk

Seussian rendering of "mob" (devised to rhyme with "Tobsk," "Nobsk," and "Obsk," as well as with other adjacent Seussian "sk" word-endings) — in If I Ran the Zoo.

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Moe

Character (together with Joe) central to questions asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

monkeys

Wickersham Brothers, who are incredulous that life could exist on "a small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who!

moo

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a cow" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

moof, miff-muffered

Fabric from which the Once-ler, it is said, "makes his own clothes" — in The Lorax.

Moo-Lacka-Moo

Mysterious substance with which the Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo was said by the Chief Yookeroo to be filled — in The Butter Battle Book.

moon and moons

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Object that King Yertle angrily realizes, near the story's climax, "dares to be higher than Yertle the King" in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [3] Among the objects ( "pink moons") that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: Moon Face

Mooney, Marvin K.

Character being addressed — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

Moon Face

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

moonlight

Condition of illumination cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

moose

[1] Among the creatures said to be asleep — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book [2] Animals a "huge herd" of which lives at Lake Winna-Bango, and one of which, named Thidwick, is the principal character of the story — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

moose-hair nest

Home built in Thidwick's antlers by a Zinn-a-zu Bird — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

moose juice

Substance referred to as pertinent to both "moose dreams" and "goose dreams," but of which it is said, ". . . it isn't too good when a moose and a goose / Start dreaming they're drinking the other one's juice." — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

moose-moss

Forage of the moose herd at Lake Winna-Bango — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Mop-Noodled Finch

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

more

One of the contexts ( "More and more feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

morning

One of the contexts ( "Feet in the morning") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

mos-keedle

Insect species (a Seussian variety of mosquito) to which the creature called Sneedle is said to belong — in On Beyond Zebra.

Motel, Zwieback

Hostelry of which it is said "people don't usually sleep there too well" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

mother

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Parent ( "out of the house / For the day") of the two children central to the story — in The Cat in the Hat [3] Parent ( "Down to the town for the day") of the two children central to the story — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [4] Parent the Glunk calls on the "tele-foam" in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

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Moth-Watching Sneth

Bird "so big she scares people to death," the egg of which was secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scram- bled Eggs Super!

Motta-fa-Potta-fa-Pell

Country in which Gerald McGrew, as part of his fantasizing, intends to capture creatures for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Mountain Neeka-tave, Mystic

Location of the "secret cave" of King Derwin's magicians — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

mountains

[1] Among the places referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool [2] Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

Mountains of Tobsk

Area, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, said to be the habitat ( "Near the River of Nobsk") of the creature called Obsk — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Mt. Crumpit

Place to the top of which the Grinch went with his plunder upon completion of his Christmas Eve descent upon Who-ville — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Mt. Dill-ma-dilts

Land mass suggested as one appropriate for scaling — in Great Day for Up.

Mt. Strookoo Cuckoo

Bird on Mt. Strookoo an egg of which was secured by Ali for Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Mt. Zorn

Site at Katroo from which, it is said, the Birthday Horn is played — in Happy Birthday to You!

mouse

[1] Among the animals Ned complains about having in his bed — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the creatures asked about, as possibly being one to be accompanied by in liking and/or eating the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [4] Creature said to have cut the wire, thereby preventing Joe from being able to hear when he is called on the telephone — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

movement

What the narrator says does not occur ( "nothing moves today") on a "Gray Day" — in My Many Colored Days.

Mrs.

See: Brown, Mrs.; Fox, Mrs.; Krox, Mr. and Mrs. J. Carmichael; McCave, Mrs.; McGrew, Mr. and Mrs.; Umbroso, Mrs.

much-much and muchly

Seussian expressions (together with "ever so much-much," "ever so muchly," "muchly more-more-more," "muchly much-much," and "muchly much-much more") of enhanced degree — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Mud

Name it is said will, if he sneezes, be given to "poor little Lud," located at the bottom of the pile of Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Mud, King of the

Designation of King Yertle's ultimate status in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

muddle and muddled

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

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muddle-dee-puddles

Small pools from which Miss Fuddle-dee-Duddle's tail is said to be kept by "helpers" from making any contact — in On Beyond Zebra.

muff

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation beginning "Shuffle, duffle, muzzle, muff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck. See also: Soggy Muff

Muffler Repair, Spleen Readjustment and

Medical specialty of the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Mulberry Street

Thoroughfare along which Marco walks, going to and from school, and the setting of his fantasizing the details of "a story that no one can beat" — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

mule

Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Mulligatawny, scraggle-foot

Creature ( "A high-stepping animal fast as the wind") Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Mulvaney, Sergeant

Officer who leads the police that are part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

mumbling

Adjective employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

mumps

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

munch-er-oo

Characterization of the act of food consumption, as expressed by the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Munch Hunch

Creature-represented impulse the narrator says he "finally followed" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Mupp, Chippendale

Creature that is said to bite its tail "every night before shutting his eyes" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

murky-mooshy

Characterization of the narrator's state of mind, as evaluated and defined by an unidentified voice — in Hunches in Bunches.

Mush, Merry Christmas

Food cited as once having been eaten at "a Christmas brunch" disappointingly — in Oh Say Can You Say?

mush-mush, choc'late

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

music

[1] Subject cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter M/m — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] What the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he can, if open-eyed, "learn to read" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [3] Overall content of the book — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

musical instruments

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

musical twins

Characterization of the daughters of Mr. Blinn — in Oh Say Can You Say?

music making

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

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mustache

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Mustard-Off Clubs

Organizations that it is said built the Mustard-Off Pools at Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Mustard-Off Pools

"Warm-water mountaintop tubs" within which to bathe after having eaten hot dogs at Katroo's Birthday Lunch — in Happy Birthday to You!

muzzle

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation beginning "Shuffle, duffle, muzzle, muff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Myself, Me

[1] Purported author of the book (which is said to have been created "with a little help from my friend Dr. Seuss") — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Purported author of the book (which is said to have been created "with a little help from my friends Dr. Seuss and Roy McKie") — in My Book About Me.

mysolf

Seussian rendering of "myself" (devised to rhyme with "golf") — in If I Ran the Circus.

Mystic Mountain Neeka-tave

Location of the "secret cave" of King Derwin's magicians — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

"My Uncle Terwilliger Likes to Pat"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

"My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.


N: Nadd to Nutches

Nadd

One of King Derwin's Wise Men — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

nail

Object which (together with "fifteen cents / . . . and the shell of a great-great-great- / grandfather snail") it is said must be tossed into the Once-ler's "tin pail" to hear from him "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

name

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Nantasket

Place from "the wilds" of which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back several creatures for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Nantucket, Wilds of

Area in which Gerald McGrew, as part of his fantasizing, intends to capture "a family of Lunks" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Na-Nupp

Place where, it is suggested, one might think of spending "a night" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Nat

One of the names mentioned by Marco when he declares dismissively of "A reindeer and sleigh," during the course of his fantasizing, "Say any one could think of that" — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Natch

Creature said to live in a cave in Kartoom, and which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Nate

Among the names mentioned by the narrator as offhand examples of those to whose birthday the Birthday Bird of Katroo will relate — in Happy Birthday to You!

Nathan

War horse of Lord Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

National Geographic

Publication in which it is said the reader will one day read "of a faraway land / with no smelly bad traffic" — in You're Only Old Once!

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navy bean

Bullet said to be used ( "a stale navy bean / That you've dunked for three weeks in old sour kerosene") when killing the creature called Sneedle — in On Beyond Zebra.

Nazzim of Bazzim

Owner identified as that of the creature called Spazzim — in On Beyond Zebra.

Nebraska

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

neckerchiefs

One of the things involved in part of Miss Twining's teaching ( "tying knots / In neckerchiefs and noodles") at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

necks

Among the things ( "of people, bees and chimpanzees") it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

neckties

[1] Articles of clothing to be supplied, it is suggested, with various markings — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Objects cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter N/n — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Ned

[1] Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Among the names mentioned by the narrator as offhand examples of those to whose birthday the Birthday Bird of Katroo will relate — in Happy Birthday to You! [3] Creature that does not like his "little bed" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

needs

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting text — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Neeka-tave, Mystic Mountain

Location of the "secret cave" of King Derwin's magicians — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

neighbors

Among the groups ( ". . . I don't care what the neighbors say!") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Nellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Nelly

Among the names mentioned by the narrator as offhand examples of those to whose birthday the Birthday Bird of Katroo will relate — in Happy Birthday to You!

Nerd

One of the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from Ka-Troo for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Nerkle

One of the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from Ka-Troo for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

nest, moose-hair

Home built in Thidwick's antlers by a Zinn-a-zu Bird — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

NEST, TOP-EST SECRET-EST BRAIN

Sign on the entrance of the working area of the Chief Yookeroo's Bright Back Room Boys — in The Butter Battle Book.

net

[1] Among objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Object said to have been used by the narrator to capture and restrain Thing One and Thing Two — in The Cat in the Hat.

new

[1] Adjective employed (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter N/n — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

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New Keeper

Title by which Gerald McGrew says people will refer to him as the keeper at McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

news

Among the things ( "Spread the news all over town.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

New Wing

Area designation at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

New York

"Town" to which Horton is brought by his captors — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

New Zoo

Alternative designation of the establishment, McGrew Zoo, Gerald McGrew fantasizes about creating — in If I Ran the Zoo.

night

[1] Among the things it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [3] One of the contexts ( "Feet at night") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book. See also: Friday night; Opening Night

Night Cats

One of the two segments of the Patrol Cats corps at the Kingdom of Binn — in The King's Stilts.

Night-of-All-Nights-of-All-Nights

Characterization by Katroo's Birthday Bird of the closing part of the day-long observance at Katroo on one's birthday — in Happy Birthday to You!

nightshirt

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter N/n — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Night-Sight Light, Bright Dwight Bird-Flight

Device that it is said "might be right" as a Christmas present for a father having the name Dwight — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Nine new neckties

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter N/n — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

nink

Element of the overgrowth present at decaying Castle Godiva by the time of Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Nink

Creature said to be found "in the sink" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Nippo-no-Nungus

Place from which the Bippo-no-Bungus are, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, said to be less smart than those from Hippo-no-Hungus — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Nipswich

Place at which stops are said to be made along the transportation route of the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

Nitches

Caves said to be the living quarters of Nutches — in On Beyond Zebra.

Nizzards

"A kind of giant blackbird," menacingly attracted to the roots of the Dike Trees, and producing what King Birtram characterizes as the Kingdom of Binn's "nizzardly worries" — in The King's Stilts.

No

Among the things cited ( "waiting around for a Yes or No") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Noah's whole Ark

Biblical vessel and its cargo that, Gerald McGrew declares, people will ultimately regard McGrew Zoo as "better than" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

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"Nobody loves me."

Lament expressed by Mayzie McGrew when, having abandoned her commercial and show-business pursuits, she feels "I can never go home." — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Nobsk, River of

Waterway, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, said to be near the Mountains of Tobsk, habitat of the creature called Obsk — in If I Ran the Zoo

noises

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

No Laugh Race", "The

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Nolster

Creature it is said will blow "floops on a one-nozzled noozer," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

noodle and noodles

[1] Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [3] One of the things involved in part of Miss Twining's teaching ( "tying knots / In neckerchiefs and noodles") at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! See also: French fried noodles

Nook

Creature described as consulting a "hook cook book" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Nook, Hinkle Horn

Compartment for the storage of instruments played by members of the Hinkle-Horn Honking Club — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Nook Gase

Creature said by the narrator to be found "in my book case" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Nool, Jungle of

Setting of the story — in Horton Hears a Who!

NOORONETICS

Indication on one of the several directional signs at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Nooth Grush

Creature said by the narrator to be found "on my tooth brush" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

noozer, one-nozzled

Musical instrument it is said will be played by a Nolster, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

nop

Description of one of the actions employed (together with "clip," "clop," "nip," "snip," and "snop") by the Who-Bubs when gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

North Dakota

State within a certain area of which, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, is said to live "a very fine animal / Called the Iota" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

North-Going Zax

Creature (together with the South-Going Zax) central to the story in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

North Hall, Great

Area of Castle Godiva — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

North Nitch

Place cited by the Once-ler in giving directions to his relatives for finding their way to him — in The Lorax.

North Nubb

Place at one end of the transportation service said to be provided by the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

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North Pole

Place up beyond which, Gerald McGrew says, "I'll go and I'll hunt in my Skeegle-mobile / And bring back a family of What-do-you-know!" in If I Ran the Zoo.

Norval

"Vestibule fish" at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

nose and noses

[1] Among the things a drawing to represent which is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter N/n — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [4] Among the objects ( "for girls smelling roses") that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself 5 Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [6] Among the things ( "owls on noses") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [7] Part of his body about which Mr. Bear declares, "This nose on my face is the finest that grows." in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. See also: long curly nose

Nose-Patting Extension, Three Seater Zatz-it

Deviced said to have been created by the narrator to permit a caressing of the creature called Zatz-it — in On Beyond Zebra.

notes, gusty lusty

Description of the musical expression said to be beneficial to "dusty musty throats" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

not-so-good street

Avenue that, in proceeding "With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet," it is said "you're too smart to go down any . . ." — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Nowhere Hunch

Creature-represented impulse the following of which the narrator acknowledges was "a real dumb thing to do" — in Hunches in Bunches.

NUH

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

number, phone

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Nungus

Abbreviated form of reference, as expressed by Gerald McGrew, to the place called Nippo-no-Nungus — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Nupboards

Creatures said to be found "in the cupboards" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Nureau

Creature about which the narrator asks whether the person being addressed ever had "the feeling" of one's possibly being "in your bureau?" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Nutches

Creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter NUH within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.


O: O to oysters

O

See: O's

oath

Undertaking pledged by the daughters of Lord Godiva: "I swear that I shall not wed until I have brought to the light of this world some new and worthy Horse Truth, of benefit to man." — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Oath Book

Volume created by Lady Hedwig, and hung "just outside the stable door," for the recording of Horse Truths — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

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Obsk

Creature ( "A sort of a kind of a Thing-a-ma-Bobsk . . .") Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from the Mountains of Tobsk for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

occupation or profession, future

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Ocean City

Place cited ( "37 miles") on a roadside directional sign — in McElligot's Pool.

Ocean of Olf

Place from which is said to come Circus McGurkus's "walrus named Rolf" — in If I Ran the Circus.

o'Dell, Conrad Cornelius o'Donald

Character ( "My very young friend who is learning to spell") being taught by the unnamed narrator an alphabet that proceeds from where the traditional alphabet concludes — in On Beyond Zebra.

Officer Thatcher

Policeman who thwarted the swarm of bees pursuing Mayzie McGrew — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation

Place at Katroo where creatures are kept to be chosen from as a gift on one's birthday — in Happy Birthday to You!

Official Katroo Birthday Sounding-Off Place

Location at Katroo ( "the top of the toppest blue space") said to be for shouting on one's birthday "I AM I" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Official Katroo Happy Birthday Cake Cookers

Designation of the bakers Snookers and Snookers — in Happy Birthday to You!

Offt

Creatures said to be so light that they are "able to sleep off the ground" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Oglers

Designation of clinical examiners of "your stomach and chest" at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

o'Grunth

Musical instrument ( "a kind of a hunting horn") on which is said to be played "the right kind of softish nice music" to bring the creature called Flunnel "out of his hole" — in On Beyond Zebra.

oil, Beezle-Nut

Substance in which the kangaroos and members of the Wickersham family intend to boil Horton's "small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who!

oiled

Verb employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter O/o — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

old

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Olf, Ocean of

Place from which is said to come Circus McGurkus's "walrus named Rolf" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Oliver Boliver Butt

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Olympics, Internal Organs

Competition at which Golden Years Clinic physicians are said last year to have "won fifteen gold medals, / nine silver, / six bronze" — in You're Only Old Once!

Once-ler

Principal narrator of the story of "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

Once-ler Family

Relatives ( "brothers and uncles and aunts") said to have been called upon by the Once-ler to join him in the making of Thneeds — in The Lorax.

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one-eyed eyeglasses

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

one-horned animal

Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

one-nozzled noozer

Musical instrument it is said will be played by a Nolster, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

one-th

Seussian rendering of "once" (devised to rhyme with "o'Grunth") — in On Beyond Zebra.

One Thirty-Nine, Year

Time of the action of the story in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

one-wheeled bicycle

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

One-Wheeler Wubble

Vehicle within which the narrator undertook to travel from the Valley of Vung to the City of Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

only

Adjective employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter O/o — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

on skis

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Who slides down the sides / Of strange islands on skis") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

oobleck

Green substance conjured from the sky ( "something NEW to come down") by King Derwin's magicians, and the complications resulting from which are central to the story's development — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

oom-pahs

Among the musical instruments by playing on which the Whos tried to make themselves heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

Oooh and oooh

[1] Seussian rendering of "Oh" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Seussian rendering of "oh" — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

open-eyed Manner of reading the Cat in

the Hat urges upon the young cat — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Opening Night

Designation of Circus McGurkus's inaugural occasion — in If I Ran the Circus.

OPTOGLYMICS

Indication on one of the several directional signs at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

orange

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Color cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter O/o — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Color of one of the balloons that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

orange-tinted

Description of the pills of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, ". . . I take to cure my charley horse." — in You're Only Old Once!

Organ-McOrgan-McGurkus

Musical instrument featured as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades, and characterized as having "hot steaming pipes of gold brass-plated tin" — in If I Ran the Circus.

ort

Seussian rendering of "ought" (devised to rhyme with "quart") in "Cry a Pint," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

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O's

Marks of a game central (together with X's) to questions asked — in The Cat's Quizzer. See also: Zeros

Oscar's only ostrich oiled an orange owl today.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter O/o — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

O'Shea, Mordecai Ali Van Allen

Among the names cited as possibly being that of the reader — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

ostrich

[1] Among the creatures about which "True or False" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Creature cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter O/o — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

owl and owls

[1] Among the creatures ( "owls on noses") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Animal cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter O/o — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Animals that (together with mice and the Midwinter Jicker's "horrible howls") kept the narrator awake — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew [4] Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "hoo" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? See also: Twiddler Owls

oysters

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.


P: paddle to puzzler

paddle and paddled and paddles

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

pail and pails

[1] Among the objects used by the Little Cats to deal with the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [2] Object cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Object within which the creature called Flummox will it is said "carry a Lurch," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus [4] Object ( "a three-gallon pail") it is said Snorter McPhail "snores with his head in" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book. See also: tin pail

painting

Artistic activity in which Mr. Beeze is said to engage ( "Paints pictures hanging by his knees") — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Painting pink pajamas

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

pajamas

Clothing cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

palace

[1] Residence of King Derwin — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins [2] Residence of King Derwin — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck. See also: Pizza Palace

Pal-alace, Birthday

Location at Katroo where one's Big Birthday Party is held — in Happy Birthday to You!

pale green pants

Garment "With nobody inside them" central to the story in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Palm Beach

Place to which Mayzie flees — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

palms

Among the things ( "palms" with reference to hands and to trees) about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Palm Springs

Destination of the "chap in a slicker" whom the narrator encountered during the course of the Midwinter Jicker — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

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Palooski, Russian

Bird that Gerald McGrew fantasizes about getting for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

pan

Among the objects between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! See also: egg in a frying pan

pants

[1] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a pair of pants") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Pale-green garment "With nobody inside them" central to the story in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories [3] Trousers of Charlie Chantz, "inside of" which his body was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: crocodile pants

pants-eating-plants

Vegetation said to grow "in that forest in France" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Papa's

Possessive noun employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

papers

Among the things ( "You can print it in the papers.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

parachutes

See: chutes

Parade-of-Parades

Designation of the opening element of Circus McGurkus's Big Tent presentation — in If I Ran the Circus.

Paris

One of the cities about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Paris Garters

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

parrot

"Book-reading" bird named Hooey — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Parsifal

Horse ( "her very last horse") of Lady Hedwig — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

parting

[1] Act of leave-taking that is the subject of the song in "Party Parting," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Leave-taking that is repeatedly urged upon the character being addressed — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now?

partly a cow

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Who is partly a cow") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Party, Big Birthday

Designation of the observance held at Katroo on one's birthday — in Happy Birthday to You!

"Party Parting"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Pass, Pompelmoose

Place occupied by the Perilous Poozers — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

past

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

pasture

Among the places referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

Pat

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

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patient

[1] Man being addressed as the principal character of the story — in You're Only Old Once! [2] Man being examined when Principal Grumm calls Dr. Eisenbart, and who accompanies the doctor in his dash to Mayzie McGrew's school — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

patpuppop

Quiz element, of combined words, cited — in Hop on Pop.

Patrol, Zook-Watching Border

Yook organization to which Grandpa says he related "as a youth" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Patrol Cats

Feline corps at the Kingdom of Binn, trained "to chase the Nizzards away" — in The King's Stilts.

patting

[1] Act of caressing associated with Pete Briggs ( "a pink pig, big pig patter") — in Oh Say Can You Say? [2] Act of caressing that is the song's subject in "My Uncle Terwilliger Likes to Pat," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: Three-Seater Zatz-it Nose-Patting Extension

Paul

Among the names mentioned by the narrator as offhand examples of those to whose birthday the Birthday Bird of Katroo will relate — in Happy Birthday to You!

Paul Revere's fine horse

Creature that is wished "Happy birthday likewise" in "Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

pay, piffulous

Characterizaton of the compensation given Ali Sard for mowing "his uncle's back yard" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

P.C.

Abbreviation on the badges of members of the Patrol Cats corps — in The King's Stilts.

peanuts

Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

peanut trees

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

pearls

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a string of pearls") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

peas

Among the things ( "You can shoot at me with peas and beans!") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Peeping Brothers

Siblings (Dick, Drexel, Frelinghuysen, Harry, Jack, Sylvester, and Tom) who are the marital suitors of Lord Godiva's daughters — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Peeping Jack and Peeping Jack II

Names given by Lady Mitzi to her horse-propelled boats — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Pelf

Bird, an egg of which was secured by Peter T. Hooper, that "Lays eggs that are three times as big as herself" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

people

Among those it is said singing is "good for" (for their "tongues and necks and knees") in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need

people up there on those chairs

Among the persons that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Pepper, Peter

Name cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

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peppered

Action involved in one of the subjects ( "all the ways / A pigeon may be peppered") taught by Miss Vining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

peppermint cucumber sausage-paste butter

Substance said to be used at Katroo by the bakers Snookers and Snookers to produce their Big Birthday Party cake — in Happy Birthday to You!

perch, prickle-ly

State and/or site of suspension in which, it is said, "You can get all hung up" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Perilous Poozers

Creatures resident in Pompelmoose Pass that were attacked by General Genghis Kahn Schmitz and his military force — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Persian Princes

Characters that, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, it is said will carry a basket containing several creatures "from the wilds of Nantasket" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

personal fulfillment

Subject central to the story's development — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

persons

[1] Among those cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Objects of Horton's generalized concern, and about whom he recurrently declares, "A person's a person, no matter how small." — in Horton Hears a Who!

Peru

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

pests

Negative characterization of Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

pet and pets

[1] Creature one of which, like that illustrated, it is said should be possessed "at home" by "All girls who like / to brush and comb" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me. See also: Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation; wet pet

Pete

[1] Among the names mentioned by the narrator as offhand examples of those to whose birthday the Birthday Bird of Katroo will relate — in Happy Birthday to You! [2] Name of the human figure parts of which ( "a couple of feet") were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Pete Briggs' Pink Pigs Big Pigs Pigpen

Housing provided for the animals said to be patted by Pete Briggs — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Peter Pepper's puppy

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Peter the Postman

Person it is suggested one might think about ( "who crosses the ice / once every day / and on Saturdays, twice") — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

phone

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . the phone to ring") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! See also: telephone; Whisper-ma-Phone

phone number

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

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pickle color

Among the hues about which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

pickles

Food the singer says he/she could eat "fifteen" of in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

pictures, funny

Designation of subjects it is suggested can be drawn by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

piffulous pay

Characterization of the compensation given Ali Sard for mowing "his uncle's back yard" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

pig and pigs

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] One of the particularities ( "pig feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [3] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [4] Animal that it is said Miss Bonkers at Diffendoofer School teaches "to put on underpants" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! 5 Animals of two sorts, "pink pigs" and "big pigs," associated with Pete Briggs — in Oh Say Can You Say?

pigeon

Bird involved in one of the subjects ( "all the ways / A pigeon may be peppered") taught by Miss Vining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Pigmy, Tall

Character (together with a Short Giant) central to a question asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Pigpen, Pete Briggs' Pink Pigs Big Pigs

Housing provided for the animals said to be patted by Pete Briggs — in Oh Say Can You Say?

pill-berry

Fruit, produced by a "vine on the top of the hill," identified by Dr. Dake as providing the means of Gertrude McFuzz's enlarging her tail in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Pill Drill

Designation of the process of providing instructions for taking medicines prescribed at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

pillow

Object on which, the narrator says, a creature called Zillow is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Pillow Snake

Creature named Jake, which the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, "learn about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

pills

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Forms ( "little pink pills") into which the Little Cats transformed the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [3] Objects central to the Pill Drill process of the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Pineapple Butterscotch Ding Dang Doo

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

pineapples

[1] Among the foods about which "Food Quiz" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

ping-pong ball

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

pink

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Among the colors it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [3] Color cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [4] Color of one of the sorts of pigs ( "pink pigs" and "big pigs") associated with Pete Briggs — in Oh Say Can You Say? 5 Color of the ink cited as being what the creature called Yink "likes to drink" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [6] Color of the moons that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [7] Color of the stains, spots, and accumulations involved in the removal actions central to the story — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! See also: drink pink ink; Pete Briggs' Pink Pigs Big Pigs Pigpen

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pinkies

Description of the pills of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice that four are swallowed "On alternate nights at nine p.m." — in You're Only Old Once!

Pinner Blinn

Character who, with regard to the dinosaur Dinn, it is said "pins Dinn's shinbones right back in," and who is also said to be "the father of musical twins" who "lull their daddy to sleep with twin Blinn violins" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

pint

Quantity involved in the subject of the song in "Cry a Pint," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

pinwheel-like tail

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "With a pinwheel-like tail") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

pip

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a goldfish kiss" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Pizza Palace

Structure identified as the intended destination of two turtles, and central to a question asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Place, Official Katroo Birthday Sounding-Off

Location at Katroo ( "the top of the toppest blue space") said to be for shouting on one's birthday "I AM I" — in Happy Birthday to You!

place, punkerish

Characterization of a location where a person, it is suggested, might be left behind, alone, as "something someone forgot" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Place, Waiting

Site where, it is said, all those present are "people just waiting" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Places, Great

Prospective destinations it is said "You're off to" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Plain-Belly Sneetches

Together with the Star-Belly Sneetches, principal characters of the story in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

plane

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a plane to go") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! See also: airplane; jet

plants

See: pants-eating-plants

play

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Players, Poogle-Horn

Musicians said to have to awaken the Prince of Poo-Boken each morning — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

PL-E-E-ASE

Seussian rendering of "please" — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Plight, Prune Picker's

Among the ailments asked about by the Quiz-Docs — in You're Only Old Once!

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plink

Description of the action of playing a plinker in "Plinker Plunker," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

plinker

One of the musical instruments that is a central feature of the song in "Plinker Plunker," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

"Plinker Plunker"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

plop

[1] Designation of one of the sounds made (together with "dibble," "dobble," "drip," and "drop") by rainfall in "Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y.," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Sound said to have been made by the narrator's net when capturing Thing One and Thing Two — in The Cat in the Hat.

plum, purple

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Plunger, Mr.

Custodian at Diffendoofer School, and creator of a "super-zooper-flooper-do" cleaning machine — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

plunk

Description of the action of playing a plunker in "Plinker Plunker," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

plunker

One of the musical instruments that is a central feature of the song in "Plinker Plunker," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

plunk-plunk plunker

Musician characterized as "a fellow who can plunk and plink" in "Plinker Plunker," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

plup

Action of the dropping of the Biggel-Ball component of the Audio-Telly-o-Tally-o Count mechanism — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

pocket

Location referred to as part of the book's title — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

pogo sticks

Objects central to a "Food Quiz" question — in The Cat's Quizzer.

polar bears

Among the kinds of bears with which Uncle Terwilliger is said to dance in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

poles, soft-tufted barber shop

Among the places where or on which creatures are said to be sleeping — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book

police

[1] Among the groups ( "You can bring in the police.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! [2] Law officers who are part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Policeman in a pail

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Pollen, Dr.

Golden Years Clinic "Allergy Whiz," said to know "every sniffle and itch that there is" — in You're Only Old Once!

pollution

Action and/or condition central to part of the story — in The Lorax.

Polly

Among the names mentioned by the narrator as offhand examples of those to whose birthday the Birthday Bird of Katroo will relate — in Happy Birthday to You!

Pompelmoose Pass

Place occupied by the Perilous Poozers — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

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pond

Domain of King Yertle at the story's outset in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. See also: rippulous pond

Poo-a-Doo Powder

Explosive said to be used, together with "ants' eggs and bees' legs / and dried-fried clam chowder," to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

poobers

Food the singer says he/she "could eat a peck of" in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Poo-Boken, Prince of

Character said to be awakened each morning by the Poogle-Horn Players — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

poodle and poodles

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Animal involved in one of the subjects ( "how to tell chrysanthemums / From miniature poodles") taught by Miss Twining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! [3] One of the animals it is said Uncle Terwilliger favors patting concurrently ( "poodle with his left hand, camel with his right hand, . . . a frog with his left big toe") in "My Uncle Terwilliger Likes to Pat," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Poogle-Horn Players

Musicians said to have to awaken the Prince of Poo-Boken each morning — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Poogle-Horn Stairs

Steps the Poogle-Horn Players are said to have to descend in order to awaken the Prince of Poo-Boken — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

poogles

Instruments played by the musicians said to awaken the Prince of Poo-Boken each morning — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Pool, McElligot's

Fishing site of Marco and the setting of his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

Pools, Mustard-Off

"Warm-water mountaintop tubs" within which to bathe after having eaten hot dogs at Katroo's Birthday Lunch — in Happy Birthday to You!

Poozers, Perilous

Creatures resident in Pompelmoose Pass that were attacked by General Genghis Kahn Schmitz and his military force — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

pop

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a cork" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Pop

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

pop guns

Among the objects used by the Little Cats to deal with the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

pork and wee beans

Characterization by VanItch of the condition into which he and his Bitsy Big-Boy Boomeroo would blow everyone when he and Grandpa had their final showdown on the Wall — in The Butter Battle Book.

Postman, Peter the

Person it is suggested one might think about ( "who crosses the ice / once every day / and on Saturdays, twice") — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

pot

[1] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a pot to boil") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Object (a teapot) involved in the playing of the Cat's Up-up-up and Fun-in-a-Box games — in The Cat in the Hat [3] Place in which, the narrator says, a creature called Yot is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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Potter, Mr.

Character said to be a "T-crosser" and "I-dotter" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Powder, Poo-a-Doo

Explosive said to be used (together with "ants' eggs and bees' legs / and dried-fried clam chowder") to load the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

Prax

Place the prairie of which is the setting of the story in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Preep

One of the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from Ka-Troo for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo

President [of the United States]

Government official about whom questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

price of ice

Among the things the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat, "You can learn about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

prickle-ly perch

State and/or site of suspension in which, it is said, "You can get all hung up" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

pride

[1] Emotion central to the story's development in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories [2] Emotion central to the story's development in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories [3] Emotion central to the story's development in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

primping, fluffy-duff

Activity Lord Godiva's daughters, wasting little time on "frivol and froth," are said not to pursue — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Prince of Poo-Boken

Character said to be awakened each morning by the Poogle-Horn Players — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Princes, Persian

Characters that, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, it is said will carry a basket containing several creatures "from the wilds of Nantasket" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Private, First Class

Rank given the narrator when conscripted into military service by General Genghis Kahn Schmitz — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Professor de Breeze

Character said to have been long engaged in "trying to teach Irish ducks how to read Jivvanese" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Proo

One of the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from Ka-Troo for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

propeller

Appendage (used "for rising / And zooming around / Making cross-country hops") of "a big bug" Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Prune Picker's Plight

Among the ailments asked about by the Quiz-Docs — in You're Only Old Once!

pudding

See: Who-pudding

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puddle

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks. See also: muddle-dee-puddles

puffle

Characterization of the manner of progression of the transportational creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

punches, crunchy hunchy

Blows the narrator says were thrown when "things got really out of hand" and "Wild hunches in big bunches / were scrapping all around me" — in Hunches in Bunches.

punkerish place

Characterization of a location where a person, it is suggested, might be left behind, alone, as "something someone forgot" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

pup and pups

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Characterization of the narrator's dog — in Hunches in Bunches [3] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

puppy

Pet cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter P/p — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

purple

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Among the hues about which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

purple plum

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Putt-Putt

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

puzzler

Designation of the Grinch's thinking element ( "he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore") — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.


Q: quacker-backer to quizzing

quacker-backer

Characterization of the function alternately assumed by the blue duck and the black duck, and with regard to which the latter is said to be "quicker" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

quacker-oo

Creature cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Q/q — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

quacking

Adjective employed (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Q/q — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

quack-quacks

Sounds exchanged by the blue duck and the black duck — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Quail, Green-Headed

Alternative designation of the Quilligan Quail — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Quail, Quilligan

Creature at the Valley of Vung that attacked the tail of the narrator — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Quail, Shade-Roosting

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

QUAN

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Quandary

Oceanic creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter QUAN within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

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Queen of Quincy

Monarch cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Q/q — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Quest

Alternative designation of the overall objective, Horse Truth Quest, constituting the story's basic development — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

question marks

Punctuation cited as being among the "stuff" Circus McGurkus's Juggling Jott can successfully handle — in If I Ran the Circus.

questions

Queries constituting the book's overall coverage — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Quibble, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School whose subject of instruction is "yelling" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

quick

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] One of the conditions ( "Quick feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

quick Queen of Quincy and her quacking quackeroo,

The Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter Q/q — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Quilligan Quail

Creature at the Valley of Vung that attacked the tail of the narrator — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Quimney

Creature said to be found "up the chimney" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Quincy, Queen of

Monarch cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Q/q — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

quirkles

Decorative elements that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied on neckties — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Quiz-Docs

Characterization of Golden Years Clinic physicians concerned with seeking patients' medical histories — in You're Only Old Once!

quizzing

Action central to the book's overall coverage — in The Cat's Quizzer.


R: Rabbit to Russian Palooski

Rabbit, Mr.

Creature that contends boastfully with Mr. Bear ( "No ears in the world can hear further than mine!") in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

rabbits

Animals the ears of which are cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

race

Activity ( "a race / on a horse / on a ball / with a fish") it is suggested one might think about — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! See also: No Laugh Race ", "The

racket

Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

radish

Vegetable of Farmer Falkenberg (his "seventeenth radish") referred to as part of the lyrics of the old man's song — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

rain

[1] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . the rain to go") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Element it is said King Derwin "growled at" throughout all of one spring, but which ultimately he came to regard as one of "the four perfect things that come down from the sky" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [3] Weather condition asked about, as possibly being one within which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [4] Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sounds "dibble" and "dopp" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

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rainbows

Thing about which (with reference to Ireland) a "True or False" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer

"Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y."

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Rajah

Figure ( "with rubies, perched high on a throne") Marco fantasizes about seeing ride atop an elephant — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

rake and rakes

[1] Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Among the objects used by the Little Cats to deal with the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

rap

One of the representations of sounds made (together with "boom," "rattle tattle," and "tap") by the action described in "Drummers Drumming," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

rattle tattle

One of the representations of sounds made (together with "boom," "rap," and "tap") by the action described in "Drummers Drumming," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

razz

Seussian rendering of "raspberry" in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

reading

Action central to the book's overall coverage — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

read music

Among the things the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he can, if open-eyed, learn how to do — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Real Tough Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that told the narrator, "You're not going ANYwhere" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Records, Keeper of the King's

Title of Sir Alaric — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

red and reds

[1] Among the colors it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Among the hues about which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [3] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [4] Color cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter R/r — in Dr. Seuss's ABC 5 Color of one of the forms ( "a red line") and one of the balloons that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [6] Description of the pills about which it is said by the Pill Drill voice that they ". . . make my eyebrows strong" and "I eat like popcorn all day long." — in You're Only Old Once! [7] One of the conditions ( "Red feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book. See also: bright red

Red

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

red beet

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Redd-Zoff, Jo and Mo

Brothers characterized as being World-Champion Sleep-Talkers — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

redheads

Persons about whom a "True or False" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

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redski

Seussian rendering of "red" (devised to echo the final syllable of "Palooski") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

reindeer

One of the animals Marco fantasizes about seeing pull a vehicle — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Remarkable Foon

Circus McGurkus sideshow creature it is said "eats sizzling hot pebbles that fall off the moon" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Reno

City between which and Rome the mechanism for conducting the Audio-Telly-o-Tally-o Count is said to be located — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

research

Activity defined by Lady Dorcas J. — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Research, Lady of

Characterization of Lady Dorcas J. — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Reservation, Official Katroo Birthday Pet

Place at Katroo where creatures are kept to be chosen from as a gift on one's birthday — in Happy Birthday to You!

residence, country of

Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Revere, Paul

Historic figure whose "fine horse" is wished "Happy Birthday likewise" in "Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

reviewing stand

Structure occupied by the Mayor and Aldermen, as part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

rhinoceros

Animal cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter R/r — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Rhode Island

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

rhubarb upside-down cake, deep dish

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Ridge, Bumm

Place cited as the point at which Bunglebung Bridge will cross Boober Bay — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

riding

Verb employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter R/r — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

right

[1] One of the directions it is suggested one might "think," as well also as about the reason "so many things / go" in that direction — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] One of the particularities ( "Right foot") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

right-and-three-quarters

Expression of a possible alternative direction to one's turning "left or right" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

right eye

Alternative means the Cat in the Hat says he "can read with" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Right-Side-Up Butter

Characterization associated with the country of the Yooks and various aspects of its society — in The Butter Battle Book.

Right-Side-Up Song Girls

Musical group said to have been sent (together with the Butter-Up Band) to energize and encourage Grandpa after his encounter with VanItch and the Zooks' Eight-Nozzled, Elephant-Toted Boom-Blitz — in The Butter Battle Book.

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ring in the tub

Pink stain produced by the Cat's having been in the bathtub, and the elimination of which causes a succession of spot-removal actions central to the story — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Ring the Gack

Designation of a game cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

rink-rinker-fink

Creature about which it is asked, "Would you dare / yank a tooth / of the / rink-rinker-fink?" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

rippulous pond

Description of the body of water said formerly to have been inhabited by the Humming-Fish — in The Lorax.

river

See: underground river

River, Roover

Waterway on which the narrator, while fishing for Doubt-trout, encountered again the "spooky pale green pants / With nobody inside 'em" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

River of Nobsk

Waterway, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, said to be near the Mountains of Tobsk, habitat of the creature called Obsk — in If I Ran the Zoo.

River Wah-Hoo

Waterway on the banks of which is situated the City of Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

River Woo-Wall

Waterway on the banks of which is said to be situated the city of Boola Boo Ball — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

robin

Bird said to be "stuck to her nest" by the falling oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

rock

Object at the Valley of Vung by which the narrator ( "not looking where I was walking") was tripped — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Rolf

Circus McGurkus walrus from the Ocean of Olf — in If I Ran the Circus.

Roller-Skate-Skis

Objects said to be worn by Circus McGurkus's man (Mr. Sneelock) performing "an act of Enormous Enormance" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Rome

[1] Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [2] City between which and Reno the mechanism for conducting the Audio-Telly-o-Tally-o Count is said to be located — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Ronk

Town giving its name to the Ruins in which Gucky Gown is said to live — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Ronk, Ruins of

Place where ( "ninety miles out of town") Gucky Gown is said to live — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Room Number 8

Classroom of Mayzie McGrew and her schoolmates — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Room Six Sixty-three

Location for conducting Pill Drill at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

rooster and roosters

[1] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Among the creatures about which "A Night Quizzer" question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [4] Among the things ( "You can try with dogs and roosters.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! 5 Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "cock a doodle doo" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

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rooster that crows

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Like a rooster that crows") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Roover River

Waterway on which the narrator, while fishing for Doubt-trout, encountered again the "spooky pale green pants / With nobody inside 'em" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Rope Soap

Substance (also cited as Skrope) recommended "to wash soup off a rope" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

rose and roses

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the things ( "how to smell roses") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Ross, Rosy Robin

Name cited in providing examples of use of the letter R/r — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Rosy's going riding on her red rhinoceros.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter R/r — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

roust-about-joust

Description of the combative action performed by Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

Row, Stethoscope

Designation of a section of doctors' offices at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Royal Coachman

Driver of King Derwin's carriage — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Royal Cook

Member of King Derwin's palace staff found to be trapped in the royal kitchen, "stuck to three stew pots, a tea cup and a cat" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Royal Fiddlers

Members of King Derwin's palace staff found to be "stuck to their royal fiddles" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Royal Laundress

Member of King Derwin's palace staff found to be "stuck tight to the clothesline" by the oobleck — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Royal Stables

Structure adjacent to King Derwin's palace — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

rubies

Jewels worn by the Rajah ( "perched high on a throne") whom Marco fantasizes about seeing ride atop an elephant — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

Ruffle-Necked Sala-ma-goox

Among the birds the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper secured while seeking "Some fine fancy eggs that no other cook cooks" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

rug

[1] Among the objects between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [2] Object under which, the narrator says, a creature called Vug is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Ruins of Ronk

Place where ( "ninety miles out of town") Gucky Gown is said to live — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

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rumble, stumble carts

Vehicles identified as the means to "Rumble, stumble, stumble home" in "Party Parting," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

run

Activity engaged in by some of the various creatures ( "They run for fun / in the hot, hot sun.") cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

runners

Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures ( "Here are some / who like to run. . . .") cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Russian Palooski

Bird that Gerald McGrew fantasizes about getting for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.


S: sack to Sylvester

sack

Among the words featured as part of a tongue-twisting sentence — in Oh Say Can You Say?

sad

[1] Among the emotions the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat, "You can learn about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [4] What the narrator says "I'm" on "Purple Days" — in My Many Colored Days.

saddle

Object involved in one of the subjects ( "how to put a saddle / On a lizard or a leopard") taught by Miss Vining at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

sail, fins like a

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Who has fins like a sail") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

sailors

Among the persons that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Saint Looey

Place referred to by the parrot Hooey, as being where "your tongue may end up" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Saint Nick

Alternative designation of the Christmas figure, Santa Claus, whose identity the Grinch assumed — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

St. Paul, Minnesota

Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Sala-ma-goo

Place to which the Chief Yookeroo said the Yooks' Bitsy Big-Boy Boomer was capable of blowing "all those Zooks" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Sala-ma-goox, Ruffle-Necked

Among the birds the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper secured while seeking "Some fine fancy eggs that no other cook cooks" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Sala-ma-Sond, Island of

Place of residence of Yertle in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Sally

[1] Sister of the unnamed narrator of the story — in The Cat in the Hat [2] Sister of the unnamed narrator of the story — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Sambaland

Place far-distant ( "five hundred miles away") from the Kingdom of Binn, where the noise of the battle between the Patrol Cats and the Nizzards is said to have been heard — in The King's Stilts.

Sam-I-am

Character who questions an unnamed respondent about liking and/or eating the food upon which the book's dialogue centers — in Green Eggs and Ham.

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Santa Claus and Santy Claus

Christmas figure the Grinch impersonated — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Sard, Ali

Character it is said must "mow grass in his uncle's back yard" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

sardine

Aquatic creature (together with a whale) referred to, comparatively, by Marco when describing a Thing-a-ma-jigger — in McElligot's Pool.

sat

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

sausage-paste butter, peppermint cucumber

Substance said to be used at Katroo by the bakers Snookers and Snookers to produce their Big Birthday Party cake — in Happy Birthday to You!

Saw Fish

Among the aquatic creatures Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

say

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop

schlopp

Food ( "Beautiful schlopp / with a cherry on top") it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Schloppity-Schlopp

One of the pollutants said to have been created ( "this leftover goo") by the Once-ler's factory — in The Lorax.

Schlottz, Crumple-horn, Web-footed, Green-bearded

Creature the tail of which is said to be "entailed with un-solvable knots" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

schlupp

What the narrator is called by the Up Hunch for his having followed the Nowhere Hunch around "in circles" — in Hunches in Bunches.

Schmidt, Dr.

Among the Golden Years Clinic physicians said to have been medalists "in the Internal Organs Olympics last year" — in You're Only Old Once!

Schmitz, General Genghis Kahn

Character who rescued the narrator from the "flubbulous flood," and then conscripted him into military service — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Schnack

Creature cited as part of a tongue-twisting sentence, and as being "in the sack on my back" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Schnopp, Ham-ikka-Schnim-ikka-Schnam-ikka

Creature ridden on by Peter T. Hooper while securing eggs of the three-eyelashed Tizzy — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Schnutz-berry

Fruit that it is said by the Glunk may be used as an alternative ingredient for "berries, razz" when making Glunker Stew in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

school

[1] Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Main setting of the story — in Daisy-Head Mayzie. See also: Diffendoofer School; South-Going School

Schwinn mandolin

Musical instrument of extraordinary features, said to be possessed by Gretchen von Schwinn — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Score

See: Who's-Asleep-Score

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scraggle-foot Mulligatawny

Creature ( "A high-stepping animal fast as the wind") Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

scrambled eggs

Food central to the story and about which Peter T. Hooper declares, "And so I decided that, just for a change, / I'd scramble a new kind of egg on the range." — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Scrambled eggs Super-dee-Dooper-dee-Booper, Special de luxe -la-Peter T. Hooper

Designation of Peter T. Hooper's creation, characterized as "a scramble more super than super" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Screebees

Exclamation of surprise uttered by Sir Snipps — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

sea

[1] Part of the overall domain, together with the land, that King Yertle ultimately declares has become his, as "the world's highest turtle" in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Body of water Marco speculates might, by "An underground river," be connected to his fishing site — in McElligot's Pool.

Sea Horse

Among the aquatic creatures Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

seals

Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up. See also: circus seal

SECRET-EST BRAIN NEST, TOP-EST

Sign on the entrance of the working area of the Chief Yookeroo's Bright Back Room Boys — in The Butter Battle Book.

Secret Katroo Birthday Hi-Sign-and-Shake

Characterization of the finger-and-toe manner of exchanging greetings, on one's birthday, with the Birthday Bird of Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

secrets

Among the things ( "Some Secret Things") about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

see and sees

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Seed, Truffula

Reproductive means ( "the last one of all") said to have been saved by the Once-ler, for the regeneration of the Truffula Trees — in The Lorax.

seeds, cinnamon

Objects it is said the creature called Glikker "spends his time juggling," except during "the month of SeptUmber" — in On Beyond Zebra.

Seeds, Zizzer-Zoof

Objects of which it is said "nobody wants because nobody needs" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

seeds of cucumber

Objects it is said the creature called Glikker juggles during "the month of SeptUmber / When cinnamon seeds aren't around in great number" — in On Beyond Zebra.

seehemewe

Quiz element, of combined words, cited — in Hop on Pop.

Seersucker

One of the creatures Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from Ka-Troo for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

sent

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

SeptUmber

Month when, with reference to the Glikker's juggling of "fresh cinnamon seeds," it is said "cinnamon seeds aren't around in great number" and, accordingly, "that month he juggles with seeds of cucumber" — in On Beyond Zebra.

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Sergeant Mulvaney

Officer who leads the police that are part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

sew and sews

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Sfindex

Name on a sign ( "VOTE FOR SFINDEX") carried by one of the birds in the tunnel where the narrator stayed after escaping from the Perilous Poozers — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

shack

Among the words featured as part of a tongue-twisting sentence — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Shade-Roosting Quail

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

shadow

[1] Among the things about which "True or False" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Reflected image "any" of which Harry Haddow is said not to be able to "make" — in Did I Ever tell You How Lucky You Are?

Shadrack

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

shaggy bears

Among the kinds of bears with which Uncle Terwilliger is said to dance in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

shake

Among the things ( "You can shake my bed.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

shame

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

shapes

Subject of the book's coverage — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

shawnt

Seussian rendering of "shan't" (devised to rhyme with "want") — in Happy Birthday to You!

sheep

Animals said to have been seen sleepwalking — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

shelf

Place on which, the narrator says, a creature called Zelf is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

shell

Body covering of "a great-great-great- / grandfather snail" that (together with "fifteen cents / and a nail") it is said must be tossed into the Once-ler's "tin pail" to hear from him "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

Shingle, Single

Object the cost of which is compared with that of a Simple Thimble — in Oh Say Can You Say?

shin-pin bin

Container used by Pinner Blinn in which to carry his "Blinn shinbone pin" devices — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Shins

One of the areas (together with Antrums) constituting the medical specialty of Dr. Ginns — in You're Only Old Once!

ship and ships

[1] Among the things it is suggested one can "Think a" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. See also: toy ship

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shlump

Characterization of the nightly breaking-down action of Mr. Bix's Borfin — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

shoe and shoes

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "in an old blue shoe") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things particularly cited and commented upon as features of a story — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [3] Among the objects ( "Dad's $10 shoes") between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! See also: horseshoes; squeaky shoe

shop, tailor

Source of Eric's disguise following his escape from having been "locked up in an old deserted house on the edge of the town" — in The King's Stilts.

short

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Short Giant

Character (together with a Tall Pigmy) central to a question asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

shouldsters

Seussian rendering of "shoulders" (devised to rhyme with "oldsters") — in If I Ran the Circus.

Show, World's Greatest

One of the characterizations of Circus McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

shower

Place in which, the narrator says, a creature called Zower is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Show of All Shows

One of the characterizations of Circus McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

Shuffle

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation beginning "Shuffle, duffle, muzzle, muff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

shut

See: eyes shut

sick

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Condition cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter S/s — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] One of the conditions ( "Sick feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Side Shows

Components of Circus McGurkus, featuring several individual presentations, including those of Stage One, Stage Number Two, and Stage Number Four — in If I Ran the Circus.

sight

Ability central to the worm's ridiculing of the boastfulness of Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Silly Sammy Slick sipped six sodas and got sick sick sick.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter S/s — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Simple Thimble

Object the cost of which is compared with that of a Single Shingle — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Sinatra, Dr.

Among the Golden Years Clinic physicians said to have been medalists "in the Internal Organs Olympics last year" — in You're Only Old Once!

sing

[1] Action the narrator says it is fun to engage in with the creature called Ying — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [3] What it is said Miss Bonkers at Diffendoofer School once "taught a duck" to do — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! See also: "Let Us All Sing"; Who-Christmas-Sing

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singing

[1] Action cited as associated with a state (for birds perched "on a wire") of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Vocal action central to the book's overall coverage — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Single-File Zummzian Zuks

Ducks a quantity of the eggs of which were sent to Peter T. Hooper by "some fellows in Zummz" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Single Shingle

Object the cost of which is compared with that of a Simple Thimble — in Oh Say Can You Say?

sink and sinks

[1] Among the "Daisy-Head" products said to have been created commercially when "Daisy-Head fever was gripping the nation" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [2] Place in which, the narrator says, a creature called Nink is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

sipped

Verb employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter S/s — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

sir

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Sir

See: Alaric, Sir; Beers, Sir; Bopps, Sir; Dawkins, Sir; Hawkins, Sir; Hector, Sir; Jawks, Sir; Jeers, Sir; Snipps, Sir; Vector, Sir

Sir Michael Carmichael Zutt

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

sister and sisters

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Principal character of the story and sibling of its narrator, the Cat in the Hat in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories [3] Sally, sibling of the unnamed narrator of the story — in The Cat in the Hat [4] Sally, sibling of the unnamed narrator of the story — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! See also: Godiva Sisters; Herk-Heimer Sisters

Sit Illuminatus Equus

Motto ( "Let the Horse Be Illuminated") displayed on the seal or coat of arms of the Godivas — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

six

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Quantity cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter S/s — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

6:56 a.m.

Time at which "Horton's clover" was dropped by the black-bottomed eagle into "a great patch of clovers a hundred miles wide" — in Horton Hears a Who!

six-footed

Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

sizzle

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like an egg in a frying pan" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

skates

Among the means of conveyance ( "go / on skates") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

Skeegle-mobile

Vehicle Gerald McGrew fantasizes about having for use "Up past the North Pole, where the frozen winds squeal" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

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Skipper

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Skipper Zipp's Clipper Ship Chip Chop Shop

Eating place of which Skipper Zipp is proprietor — in Oh Say Can You Say?

skis

Among the means of conveyance ( "go / on skis") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! See also: on skis; Roller-Skate-Skis

Skrink

Creature at the Valley of Vung that attacked the toe of the narrator — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Skritz

Creature at the Valley of Vung that attacked the neck of the narrator — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Skrope

Substance (also cited as Rope Soap) recommended "to wash soup off a rope" — in Oh Say Can you Say?

Skrux

Component part of Herbie Hart's Throm-dim-bu-lator — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

sky

Focus of King Derwin's anger during all of one year — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck. See also: white sky

sled

Alternative designation of one of the vehicles (a sleigh) Marco fantasizes about seeing pulled — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

sleep

[1] Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Subject of the book's coverage — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book [3] What the narrator declares will, it now being time, be engaged in "with our pet Zeep" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

sleeping in

Condition central to the story — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Sleep-Talkers, World-Champion

Characterization of Jo and Mo Redd-Zoff — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

sleep-trotting

Nighttime activity engaged in by Lady Arabella on her horse Brutus — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

sleepwalking

Nighttime activity engaged in by "some sheep" cited as having been seen — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

sleepy

Condition attributed to five tigers the Cat in the Hat dismisses from contention in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

sleigh

One of the vehicles ( "a fancy sled") Marco fantasizes about seeing pulled — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

slick

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Slick, Silly Sammy

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter S/s — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

slicker, chap in a

Character encountered by the narrator during the course of the Midwinter Jicker, and whose house he temporarily occupied — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Slim Jim Swim Fins

Objects a set of which it is said could be "the perfect Christmas gift" for a father having the name Jim — in Oh Say Can You Say?

slingshotted

Designation of the means by which "a very rude Zook by the name of VanItch" is said to have destroyed Grandpa's Snick-Berry Switch — in The Butter Battle Book.

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Slinkey

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Slippard, Key-Slapping

Creature that prevented the unlocking of the entryway ( "There is only one door. . . .") to the City of Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

slow

[1] Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [3] One of the conditions ( "Slow feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [4] What the narrator says "I feel" ( "slow / and low, / low / down") on days that "feel sort of Brown" — in My Many Colored Days.

slow-and-sour

Characterization of the current smell of the wind "At the far end of town" — in The Lorax.

Slow Joe Crow

Creature that relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Slump

Place where it is said "you'll be in" after descending from a Lurch "with an unpleasant bump" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

slupp

Sound and action of the lowering of the Once-ler's Whisper-ma-Phone — in The Lorax.

slurp

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like a big cat drinking" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

smacker

Seussian rendering of "smack" (devised to rhyme with "Hacker") — in The Lorax.

small

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] One of the particularities ( "Small feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Smallest of All

Characterization of the Who named Jo-Jo — in Horton Hears a Who!

smeary

Characterization by the Lorax of polluted state of the water of "the pond where the Humming-Fish hummed" — in The Lorax.

smell

[1] Among the things ( "how to smell roses") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about..." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [2] Sense central to Mr. Bear's boastfulness in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

smelling

Subject taught by Miss Wobble at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

smogged-up

Action of air pollution said to have been caused by the Once-ler and resulting in the Lorax's "sending . . . off" the Swomee-Swans — in The Lorax.

smogulous smoke

Description of the air pollution said to have been created by the Once-ler's factory — in The Lorax.

smoke

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. See also: smogulous smoke

smoke-smuggered

Characterization by the Once-ler of the polluted atmosphere surrounding the stars — in The Lorax.

Smoot, Dr.

Among the Golden Years Clinic physicians said to have been medalists "in the Internal Organs Olympics last year" — in You're Only Old Once!

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Smorgasbord

Creature on the back of which, while riding to Katroo, one is said to dine — in Happy Birthday to You!

snack

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

snaff

Among the characterizations (paired with "snuff") of Mr. Bear's actions while demonstrating the proficiency of his sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

snail, great-great-great-grandfather

Animal the shell of which (together with "fifteen cents / and a nail") it is said must be tossed into the Once-ler's "tin pail" to hear from him "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

snails

[1] Among the creatures about which "True or False" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Snake

See: Jake the Pillow Snake

snarggled

Description of one of the choking sounds said to have been made by the Lorax because of the Once-ler's "making such smogulous smoke" — in The Lorax.

Snarp, Harp-Twanging

Creatures that, "on top of the Flummox," will it is said "twang mighty twangs on their Three-Snarper-Harp," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Snatchem, Jigger-Rock

Zook combat mechanism said to have been created in response to the Yooks' development of the Triple-Sling Jigger — in The Butter Battle Book.

SNEE

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Sneeden's Hotel

Hostelry referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

Sneedle

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter SNEE within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Sneelock, Mr.

Store proprietor who, as part of Morris McGurk's fantasy, is expected to "help out doing small odds and ends" for Circus McGurkus, and to whom are also assigned various featured roles — in If I Ran the Circus.

Sneelock's Store

Emporium behind which, "in the big vacant lot," Circus McGurkus is, as part of Morris McGurk's fantasy, to be located — in If I Ran the Circus.

Sneepy

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Sneetcher, Miss

Schoolteacher of Mayzie McGrew and her classmates — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Sneetches

Principal creatures of the story, originally existing in two varieties, Star-Belly and Plain-Belly in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

sneezing

Action that is the song's subject in "Ah-a-a-a-a-a-h . . . Choo," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Sneggs

Creature certain parts of which ( "top-knot, his tail and some legs") were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

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Snell, Dr. Sam

Physician who examined the camel and diagnosed its illness as "a bad case of gleeks" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

snergelly hose

Characterization of the transmission line of the Once-ler's Whisper-ma-Phone — in The Lorax.

snerl

Seussian rendering of "snarl" (devised to rhyme with "Thwerll") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Sneth, Moth-Watching

Bird "so big she scares people to death," the egg of which was secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Snick-Berry Switch

Device, described as "tough-tufted / prickely" in nature, that Grandpa says he, at an early stage, used against any Zook "If he dared to come close" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Snide

Fruit the narrator went to "a dark and gloomy Snide-field" to pick in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Snide bush

Shrub inside of which the narrator encountered "face to face" the "spooky, empty pants" in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Sniffer, Diet-Devising Computerized

Characterization of the Golden Years Clinic's Wuff-Whiffer — in You're Only Old Once!

Sniff-Scan

Description of the function performed by the Wuff-Whiffer in determining for Dietician Von Eiffel "the foods you like most" — in You're Only Old Once!

Snimm

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Snipe, Soobrian

Circus McGurkus creatures by which it is said Great Daredevil Sneelock "comes pulled through the air . . . / On a dingus contraption attached to his pipe" — in If I Ran the Circus.

snipping snoppers

Devices that "Snip and snop," as used by Who-Bubs while gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

Snipps, Sir

"Maker of hats for all the fine lords" at the Kingdom of Didd — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Snoo

Creature named Foo-Foo, which the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, learn "all about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Snookers and Snookers

Bakers said to have been designated as the Official Katroo Happy Birthday Cake Cookers — in Happy Birthday to You!

Snoor

Component part of Herbie Hart's Throm-dim-bu-lator — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

snoozy, woozy and woozy-snoozing

Among the narrator's characterizations of his intended "sleeping in" state — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

snop

Description of one of the actions employed (together with "clip," "clop," "nip," "nop," and "snip") by the Who-Bubs when gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

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snoppers, snipping

Devices that "Snip and snop," as used by Who-Bubs while gathering Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

Snore-a-Snort Band

Group, including Snorter McPhail, characterized as being "The snortiest snorers in all our fair land" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

snorers, snortiest

Characterization of Snorter McPhail and his Snore-a-Snort Band — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Snorter McPhail

Snorer said to be "loudest of all," and who "snores with his head in a three-gallon pail" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

snortiest snorers

Characterization of Snorter McPhail and his Snore-a-Snort Band — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

snow

[1] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . the snow to snow") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Element central to both the story's beginning and its conclusion — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [3] Element it is said King Derwin protested about during one particular winter, but which ultimately he came to regard as one of "the four perfect things that come down from the sky" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

snow balls

One of the forms into which the Little Cats transformed the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

snow men

One of the forms into which the Little Cats transformed the Snow Spots — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Snow Spots

Pink stains outdoors, resulting from the spot-removal actions indoors of Little Cats A, B, and C — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

Snumm, Drum-Tummied

Circus McGurkus creature it is said "can drum any tune / That you might care to hum" — in If I Ran the Circus.

snuvs

Creatures it is suggested one "can think about" ( "about snuvs and their gloves") — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Snuvv

Once-ler's place for the safekeeping of objects ( "his secret strange hole / in his gruvvulous glove") — in The Lorax.

Snux

Component part of Herbie Hart's Throm-dim-bu-lator — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Soak Suds, Soapy Cooper's Super Soup-Off-Hoops

Substance (also cited as Hoop Soap) recommended "to wash soup off a hoop" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

So am I

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter I/i — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Soap

See: Hoop Soap; Rope Soap

Soapy Cooper's Super Soup-Off-Hoops Soak Suds

Substance (also cited as Hoop Soap) recommended "to wash soup off a hoop" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

soccer balls

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

social discrimination

Attitude central to the story's development in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

socks

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Garments central to the song's subject in "The Left-Sock Thievers," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: Gox box socks; left sock; Left-Sock Thievers", "The

Socks Fox, Mr.

Alternative designation of Mr. Fox — in Fox in Socks.

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sodas

Drinks cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter S/s — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

sofa

Piece of furniture on which, the narrator says, a creature called Bofa is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

soft-tufted barber shop poles

Among the places where or on which creatures are said to be sleeping — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Soggy Muff

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Solla Sollew, City of

Place to which the narrator travels, "Where they never have troubles, at least very few" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Solvency Test, Eyesight and

Examination for which the unnamed principal character of the story is told he has come to the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

some

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Somebodies

Characterization of Sally and her brother, the narrator of the story, as having been their mother's choices to clear away the snow — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

"Somebody Stole My Hoo-to Foo-to Boo-to Bah!"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book

Something

See: Big Something; Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need

song and songs

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [3] Elements constituting the volume's contents — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Song Girls, Right-Side-Up

Musical group said to have been sent (together with the Butter-Up Band) to energize and encourage Grandpa after his encounter with VanItch and the Zooks' Eight-Nozzled, Elephant-Toted Boom-Blitz — in The Butter Battle Book.

Soobrian Snipe

Circus McGurkus creatures by which it is said Great Daredevil Sneelock "comes pulled through the air . . . / On a dingus contraption attached to his pipe" — in If I Ran the Circus.

"sorry"

See: "I'm sorry"

sort-of-a-hen

Characterization of a "new" creature (one which "upward and onward" habitually "roosts in another hen's topknot") that Gerald McGrew fantasizes about having at McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Sounding-Off Place, Official Katroo Birthday

Location at Katroo ( "the top of the toppest blue space") said to be for shouting on one's birthday "I AM I" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Soup

See: Hoop-Soup-Snoop Group; Soapy Cooper's Super Soup-Off-Hoops Soak Suds

sourgrass

Element of the overgrowth present at decaying Castle Godiva by the time of Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Sour Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that insists the narrator immediately attend to oiling his rusting bicycle, rather than go off to play — in Hunches in Bunches.

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South Boston

Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

South Bounce

Place at which stops are said to be made along the transportation route of the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

South Carolina

State within a certain area of which, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, is said to live "a very fine animal / Called the Iota" (ones "even much finer" than those from an area of North Dakota) — in If I Ran the Zoo.

South-Going School

Institution at which during boyhood the South-Going Zax is said to have learned the rule "Never budge!" in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

South-Going Zax

Creature (together with the North-Going Zax) central to the story in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

South Stitch

Place cited by the Once-ler in giving directions to his relatives for finding their way to him — in The Lorax.

South-West-Facing Cranes

Birds (about which it is said that one, "when she's guarding her nest, / Will always stand facing precisely South West") eggs of which were secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

spaghetti

Among the foods about which "Food Quiz" questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Spain

[1] Among the places, cited as having been confirmed by Principal Grumm's research, where daisies it is said can grow — in Daisy-Head Mayzie [2] One of the countries about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

spaniel, gun-toting and Spaniel, Kick-a-Poo

Alternative characterizations of the dog named Daniel, said to have been trained to carry the Yooks' Kick-a-Poo Kid — in The Butter Battle Book.

SPAZZ

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Spazzim

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter SPAZZ within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

spears, boxing glove

Weapons used for their "roust-about-joust" by Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

speckled browns

Description of the pills of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice that they ". . . are what I keep / beside my bed to help me sleep" — in You're Only Old Once!

speck of dust

Particle Horton encounters "blowing past through the air" and "that is able to yell" — in Horton Hears a Who!

speck-voice

Characterization of the sound emanating from the "small speck of dust" that Horton undertakes to protect — in Horton Hears a Who!

speculation

Mental activity central to the fantasizing of Marco — in McElligot's Pool.

speedy

Manner of reading the Cat in the Hat says is necessary " 'cause there's so, so much to read" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

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spelling

Activity involved in the narrator's illustration of uses for the letters within the extended alphabet introduced — in On Beyond Zebra.

Spider

See: Tree-Spider

spider webs

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

spinach

Vegetable got at Grin-itch by the narrator in "What Was I Scared Of?," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

splatt

Sound made by Mr. Brown, like the noise of lightning — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Spleen Readjustment and Muffler Repair

Medical specialty of the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Spookish Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that proposed the narrator "go four ways all at once" — in Hunches in Bunches.

spoon

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Sporn, Sally Spingel Spungel

Character serenaded by the song in "Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

sports

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

spots

[1] Decorative elements that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied on neckties — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Stains transferred from one object or surface to another during the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [3] Black markings "lots of" which are said to be present on a Glotz — in Oh Say Can You Say? See also: Snow Spots

Spotted Atrocious

Circus McGurkus creature it is said "chews up and eats with the greatest of ease / Things like carpets and sidewalks and people and trees" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Spout-Rider

One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

Spreaders, Bed and Spreaders, Bread

Characters who are said to spread, respectively, "spreads on beds" and "butters on breads" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Spreckles, Dr.

Golden Years Clinic physician "who does the Three F's — Footsies, Fungus, and Freckles" — in You're Only Old Once!

Spritz

Among the birds seen by Peter T. Hooper while searching for eggs, but which it proved "weren't laying that day" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

spuggle

Description of one of the actions involved in mixing the ingredients of Glunker Stew in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Sputter

Alternative designation of the Utterly Sputter — in The Butter Battle Book.

Square

See: Century Square; Who-ville Town Square

squeaky shoe

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "eek" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

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squiggilies

Among the forms that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

squirrels

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Squitsch

Device used, while securing Grice eggs for him, by Peter T. Hooper's friends from near Fa-Zoal — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Stables, Royal

Structure adjacent to King Derwin's palace — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

stack

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] Among the words featured as part of a tongue-twisting sentence — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Stage Number Four

Circus McGurkus side-show venue for the performance of the Wily Walloo — in If I Ran the Circus.

Stage Number Two

Circus McGurkus sideshow venue for the performance of the Drum-Tummied Snumm — in If I Ran the Circus.

Stage One

Circus McGurkus side-show venue for the performance of "a walrus named Rolf" — in If I Ran the Circus.

stairs

[1] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Among the things ( "Stairs in the Night") it is suggested one can "Think of" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [3] Things walking down which a "green elephant" was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself. See also: Poogle-Horn Stairs

Star-Belly Sneetches

Together with the Plain-Belly Sneetches, principal characters of the story in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Stare-Eyes

Game about the playing of which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Star-Off Machine

Mechanism of Sylvester McMonkey McBean for removing stars from bellies in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

star of my show

Characterization by Morris McGurk of Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

starred

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "This one has / a little star.") cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

stars

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Celestial objects characterized by the Once-ler as being "smoke-smuggered" — in The Lorax.

State Highway Two-Hundred-and-Three

Thoroughfare referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

stealing

[1] Action central to the subject of the song in "Somebody Stole My Hoo-to Foo-to Boo-to Bah!," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Action cited within Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery: "Don't lock the barn door after the horse has been stolen!" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

steps

[1] Among the things ( "Some Secret Things") about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author ( "It is____ steps from . . .") — in My Book About Me [2] Place on which, the narrator says, some creatures called Yeps are present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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stethed

Characterization of the action of one's being examined "with some fine first-class scoping" on Stethoscope Row — in You're Only Old Once!

stethoscope

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Stethoscope Row

Designation of a section of doctors' offices at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

stew, Beezle-Nut

What Horton warns would result from the threatened boiling in Beezle-Nut oil of his "small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who!

stew, clam

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Stew, Glunker

Culinary creation the Glunk tells his mother how to prepare in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

stew, ham

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Stickle-Bush Trees

Plants said to be central to Circus McGurkus's act featuring a man (Mr. Sneelock) wearing Roller-Skate-Skis — in If I Ran the Circus.

stickpin

Diamond object found by Lady Lulu when kicked "Fairly and squarely, smack in the hayloft" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

still

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Stilt Hour

Time during the afternoon for King Birtram's recreational activity — in The King's Stilts.

stilts

[1] Among the means of conveyance ( "go on stilts") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! [2] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [3] Objects central to the story's development, and to the recreational use of which King Birtram was devoted — in The King's Stilts [4] Objects used by the Culpepper Springs stilt-walker walkers — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Stilt-Walkers' Hall

Residence at Culpepper Springs within which, it is said, "stilt-walker walkers have called it a day" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

stilt-walker walkers

Group said to be "all tuckered out and . . . snoozing away" at Culpepper Springs — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Stine, Stan

Man whose head, it is suggested, was left so that "some green hair" could be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Stinkey

[1] Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories [2] One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

stockings

Among the "Daisy-Head" products said to have been created commercially when "Daisy-Head fever was gripping the nation" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Stoo-Mendus and Stoo-Roarus

Expressions describing the impact of the sound made by Circus McGurkus's Organ-McOrgan-McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

stop

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

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Store, Sneelock's

Emporium behind which, "in the big vacant lot," Circus McGurkus is, as part of Morris McGurk's fantasy, to be located — in If I Ran the Circus.

storm

Subject of the concluding tongue-twister — in Oh Say Can You Say?

story

Composition, to be written by the volume's purported author, for which space is provided — in My Book About Me.

stout

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

Strawberry Flip

One of the confections about the offering of which the narrator declares, "You won't get me up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

strawberry jelly

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "Made of strawberry jelly") Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

strawberry stroodles

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

stream

Body of water associated with Lady Mitzi's Horse Truth discovery: "Never change horses in the middle of the stream." — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

street

One of the contexts ( "on the street") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book. See also: Bliss Street; Mulberry Street; not-so-good street

Street of the Lifted Lorax

Thoroughfare that leads to the place where, it is said, "if you look deep enough you can still see, today, / where the Lorax once stood" — in The Lorax.

Stress, Study of

Medical specialty of Dr. Van Ness — in You're Only Old Once!

string bean, green

Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

strings

[1] Among the things the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [2] Cords used for flying the kites of Thing One and Thing Two while playing the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat.

stripes, zebra

Description of the pill of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, "I take . . . / to cure my early evening gripes." — in You're Only Old Once!

Stroodel

Bird, characterized as "sort of a stork," the eggs of which were "passed up" by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Stroodel, Herman (Butch)

Schoolmate who sat immediately behind Mayzie McGrew — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

stroodles, strawberry

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Strookoo, Mt.

Place from which an egg of a Mt. Strookoo Cuckoo was secured by Ali for Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

strum

Description of the action of playing a strummer in "Strummer Zummer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

strummer

One of the musical instruments that is a central feature of the song in "Strummer Zummer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

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"Strummer Zummer"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Stuart

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

stubbornness

Attitude central to the story's development in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Stud

One of the Fuddnuddler Brothers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Study of Stress

Medical specialty of Dr. Van Ness — in You're Only Old Once!

stuff, fuzzy little

Characterization of what (together with "fuzzy things") the principal character is said to have devoted herself to "thinking up," before having "thunked" and after having "Unthunked" the Glunk in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Stuffy

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Stupor, Chimney Sweep's

Among the ailments asked about by the Quiz-Docs — in You're Only Old Once!

success

What it is said the reader will achieve ( "98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed") — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Sue

Character that relates to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks. See also: Miz Yookie-Ann Sue

sun

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Sunny Jim

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

sunshine

Element it is said King Derwin "growled at" throughout all of one summer, but which ultimately he came to regard as one of "the four perfect things that come down from the sky" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Super-Axe-Hacker

Device said to have been invented by the Once-ler, and "which whacked off four Truffula Trees at one smacker" — in The Lorax.

Super Hunch

Creature-represented impulse the narrator says shouted to him, "Make your mind up! Get it done!" — in Hunches in Bunches.

super-Stoo-Pendus

One of the expressions describing the impact of the sound made by Circus McGurkus's Organ-McOrgan-McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

Super-Supper March", "The

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

super-zooper-flooper-do

Characterization or designation of the cleaning machine "fashioned" by Mr. Plunger — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

supper

Meal that is the subject of the song in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

swampf

Seussian rendering of "swamp" (devised to echo the final syllable of "swumpf" and "HUMPF"), characterizing one of the areas or spheres through which the narrator says he has delved ( "I ramble, I scramble") during his alphabet-extension quests — in On Beyond Zebra.

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Swanee River

Song cited (together with Dixie) as snored by the Snore-a-Snort Band — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Swans

See: Swomee-Swans

Sweeping-Up-Afterwards-Brooms

Implements said to be kept for cleaning Katroo's Birthday Pal-alace following the holding of a Big Birthday Party — in Happy Birthday to You!

Sweet, Horace P.

President of the Happy Way Bus Line and signer of its posted notice of service suspension — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Swim Fins, Slim Jim

Objects a set of which it is said could be "the perfect Christmas gift" for a father having the name Jim — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Switch, Snick-Berry

Device, described as "tough-tufted / prickely" in nature, that Grandpa says he, at an early stage, used against any Zook "If he dared to come close" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Switzerland

One of the countries about which the narrator declares, indifferently, "Let the kids get up" — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Swomee-Swans

Creatures the song of which, it is said, formerly "rang out in space" at the story's setting — in The Lorax.

swumpf

One of the areas or spheres (together with "swampf") through which the narrator says he has delved ( "I ramble, I scramble") during his alphabet-extension quests — in On Beyond Zebra.

Sylvester

One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Sylvester, Dr.

Among the Golden Years Clinic physicians said to have been medalists "in the Internal Organs Olympics last year" — in You're Only Old Once!


T: table to two-footed

table

Piece of furniture on which, the narrator says, a creature called Zable is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

tail and tails

[1] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [2] Appendage of the creature called Flummox, which it is said "a Fibble will carry" as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus [3] Appendages of King Looie Katz and the other cats of Katzen-stein, and central to the story's development in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories [4] Among the parts (together with "top-knot ... and some legs") of "a bug called the Sneggs" that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw it Myself. See also: lion's tail; pinwheel-like tail

tailor shop

Source of Eric's disguise following his escape from having been "locked up in an old deserted house on the edge of the town" — in The King's Stilts.

takes

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

talk

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

talking

Among the things ( "I don't choose to be up talking.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

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tall Among the words featured for use as

part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Tall Pigmy

Character (together with a Short Giant) central to a question asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

tap

One of the representations of sounds made (together with "boom," "rap," and "rattle tattle") by the action described in "Drummers Drumming," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

T-crosser

Part of the characterization (together with "I-dotter") of Mr. Potter's occupation — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Ted

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Teenie

Nickname of Lord Godiva's daughter Lady Clementina — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

teeth

[1] Among the things about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me [2] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Among the things particularly cited and commented upon as features of a story — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [4] Dental elements to which the song relates in "In My Bureau Drawer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

tele-foam

Seussian rendering of "telephone" (devised to rhyme with "home") in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

telephone

Object a mouse is said to have severed the wire of, preventing Joe from being able to hear when he is called on it — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. See also: phone

telephone number

See: phone number

television

See: T.V.

Tellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

ten-foot beard

Whiskers on a man who is part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

1091

Year of Lady Gussie's Horse Truth discovery, "just three nights before Michaelmas" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

tennis racket

See: racket

tent

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop. See also: Big Tent

Ten tired turtles on a tuttle-tuttle tree

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter T/t — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Tent-of-all-Tents

Alternative characterization or designation of Circus McGurkus's Big Tent — in If I Ran the Circus.

Terwilliger, Uncle

[1] Character who is the subject of the song in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Character who is subject of the song in "My Uncle Terwilliger Likes to Pat," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Test, Eyesight and Solvency

Examination for which the unnamed principal character of the story is told he has come to the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Texa-Kota-Cutt 1-2-3-4-0-9

Number dialed by the Glunk when calling his mother on the "tele-foam" in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

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Texas

State between which and Boston there is said to fly "a big bug" Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

thars

Seussian rendering of "theirs" (devised to rhyme with "stars") in "The Sneetches," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Thatcher, Officer

Policeman who thwarted the swarm of bees pursuing Mayzie McGrew — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

theft

[1] Action central to the subject of the song in "Somebody Stole My Hoo-to Foo-to Boo-to Bah!," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Action cited within Lady Hedwig's Horse Truth discovery: "Don't lock the barn door after the horse has been stolen!" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

there

[1] Among the locations asked about, as possibly being a place for liking and/or eating the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [2] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Thidwick

[1] Horse of Lady Dorcas J. — in The Seven Lady Godivas [2] Principal character of the story — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

thievers

Seussian rendering of "thieves" in "The Left-Sock Thievers," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

thieves, horse

Felons who "stealthily broke in" and carried off Lady Hedwig's horse Parsifal — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Thimble, Simple

Object the cost of which is compared with that of a Single Shingle — in Oh Say Can You Say?

thin

[1] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish [2] Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish Marco speculates he might catch — in McElligot's Pool.

thing

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Thing-a-ma-Bobsk

Part of the indefinite ( "A sort of a kind of a . . .") characterization of the creature called Obsk, which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from the Mountains of Tobsk for McGrew Zoo, and a Seussian rendering of "thingamabob" (devised to echo the final syllable of "Tobsk," "Nobsk," and "Obsk") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Thing-a-ma-jigger

Part of Marco's description of "A fish that's so big . . . / That he makes a whale look like a tiny sardine" — in McElligot's Pool.

Thing One

One of the creatures (together with Thing Two) involved in the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat.

things, funny

Characterization of various activities, circumstances, and creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

things, fuzzy

Characterization of what (together with "fuzzy little stuff") the principal character is said to have devoted herself to "thinking up," before having "thunked" and after having "Unthunked" the Glunk in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Thing Two

One of the creatures (together with Thing One) involved in the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat.

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Thinker-Upper

Designation of the creative mental apparatus or facility employed by the principal character in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

thinking

[1] Mental action central to the book's overall coverage — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Mental action central to the story's development in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

think-proof ink

Substance with which Mayzie McGrew is said to have signed Finagle the Agent's contract — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

thinks

Seussian rendering of "thoughts" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

THNAD

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Thnadners

Creatures the name of which is cited as a use for the letter THNAD within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Thneed

Object knitted by the Once-ler from the tufts of Truffula Trees, and described as "a Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need" — in The Lorax.

thoughts

Mental action central to the book's overall coverage — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

three

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

three-eyelashed Tizzy

Bird the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper secured by riding atop a Ham-ikka-Schnim-ikka-Schnam-ikka Schnopp — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Three F's

Designation at the Golden Years Clinic of the medical specialty "Footsies, Fungus, and Freckles" — in You're Only Old Once!

three-nozzled bloozer

Musical instrument it is said will be played by a Bolster, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

threes

Numbers (in the context of "bees on threes") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Three-Seater Zatz-it Nose-Patting Extension

Device said to have been created by the narrator to permit a caressing of the creature called Zatz-it — in On Beyond Zebra.

Three-Snarper-Harp

Musical instrument it is said will be played by three Harp-Twanging Snarp, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

throats, dusty musty

Among the things it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Throm-dim-bu-lator

Mechanical device said to have been disassembled by Herbie Hart — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

throne

[1] Dais of King Yertle, initially a single stone, but which becomes progressively elevated by the king's having "each turtle stand on another one's back" in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Seat of the Rajah ( "with rubies, perched high on a throne") Marco fantasizes about seeing ride atop an elephant — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

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Throne Room

[1] Area within King Derwin's palace — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Area within King Derwin's palace — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Through-Horns-Jumping-Deer

Circus McGurkus creatures all of which are said to jump "through horns of another pell-mell / While his horns are jumped through at the same time as well" — in If I Ran the Circus.

thunder

Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sound "boom" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

thunk and thunk-thunk and thunk-thunk-thunking

Descriptions of the Thinker-Upper's action in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Thwerll

Bugs that Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Thwil-on-Thyne

One of the forwarding points of Peeping Jack's letter to Lady Mitzi — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Tibet

Country from which, according to his speculation, Marco says a fish might come that he could catch — in McElligot's Pool.

tick and ticks

[1] One of the sounds (together with "tock") made by Mr. Brown, "like a clock" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? [2] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

ticker

Element said to make the "tock" sound of Mr. and Mrs. J. Carmichael Krox's three-handed clock — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

tickling

Among the things ( "You can tickle my feet.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Tick-Tack-Toe

Creature depicted as having on its front "X's that win" and "Zeros that lose," and which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Tidder

Element of the magicians' incantation "Malber, Balber, Tidder, Tudd" — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

tigers

Animals central to the story in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Timbuktu

One of the examples of "big words" cited — in Hop on Pop.

Time-Telling Fish

Aquatic creatures that it is suggested might be chosen as a gift at the Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation — in Happy Birthday to You!

Timpkins, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

TING

Sound Mayzie McGrew's daisy made when, after its initial disappearance, it "now and then" again popped from her head — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Tinkibus

One of the cries of exhortation from the magicians' incantations — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

tin pail

Object into which it is said "fifteen cents / and a nail / and the shell of a great-great-great- / grandfather snail" must be tossed to hear from the Once-ler "how the Lorax was lifted away" — in The Lorax.

tin tops

Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

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tip-hoof

Characterization of the stealthy manner of the horse Brutus's approach to "the fermented mash at the bottom of the silo" — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

tired

Adjective employed (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter T/t — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

tires

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

Tizzle-Topped Grouse

Among the birds the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper secured while seeking "Some fine fancy eggs that no other cook cooks" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

tizzle-topped Tufted Mazurka

Creature that Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from the island of Yerka for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Tizzy, three-eyelashed

Bird the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper secured by riding atop a Ham-ikka-Schnim-ikka-Schnam-ikka Schnopp — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

To-and-Fro Marchers

Circus McGurkus creatures said to "march in five layers" ( "The Fros march on Tos / And the Tos march on Fros.") — in If I Ran the Circus.

Tobsk, Mountains of

Area, as part of Gerald McGrew's fantasizing, said to be the habitat ( "Near the River of Nobsk") of the creature called Obsk — in If I Ran the Zoo.

tock and tocks

[1] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [2] One of the sounds (together with "tick") made by Mr. Brown, "like a clock" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

tocker

Element said to make the "tick" sound of Mr. and Mrs. J. Carmichael Krox's three-handed clock — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

toeses

Seussian rendering of "toes" (devised to rhyme with "noses" and "roses"), and among the objects left to be drawn — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Tom

One of the seven Peeping Brothers — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Tompkins, Dr.

One of the Golden Years Clinic physicians about whom it is predicted "all . . . will prescribe a prescription for you" — in You're Only Old Once!

tongues

Among the things ( "of people, bees and chimpanzees") it is said singing is "good for" in "Let Us All Sing," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

tongue twisters

[1] Words central to the book's overall coverage — in Fox in Socks [2] Words central to the book's overall coverage — in Oh Say Can You Say?

too

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Toodle-oo

Farewell expression of Mayzie to Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

"Too Many Daves"

Title of a story as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

tooth

Dental element about which it is asked, "Would you dare" to "yank" one from a rink-rinker-fink? — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

tooth brush and toothbrushes

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Object, belonging to him, on which, the narrator says, a creature called Nooth Grush is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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TOP-EST SECRET-EST BRAIN NEST

Sign on the entrance of the working area of the Chief Yookeroo's Bright Back Room Boys — in The Butter Battle Book.

tophopstop

Quiz element, of combined words, cited — in Hop on Pop.

top-knot

Among the parts (together with "his tail and some legs") of "a bug called the Sneggs" that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

toppest

Seussian rendering of "topmost" ( "the top of the toppest blue space") — in Happy Birthday to You!

tops, tin

Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Tos

Creatures that are members of the To-and-Fro Marchers group, as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Tournament Knights

Designation of Circus McGurkus's apes (Sir Beers, Sir Bopps, Sir Dawkins, Sir Hawkins, Sir Hector, Sir Jawks, Sir Jeers, and Sir Vector) that it is said "Stage a roust-about-joust with their boxing glove spears" — in If I Ran the Circus.

toy man

Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat.

toy ship

Among the objects involved in the Cat's Up-up-up game — in The Cat in the Hat.

Track

See: Life-Risking-Track

trailer

Vehicle (carrying one man who "sits and listens while hitched on behind") Marco fantasizes about having a bandwagon tow — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

train

[1] Among the things cited ( "Waiting for a train to go") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go! [2] Vehicle asked about, as possibly being one on which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [3] Among the things Mr. Brown "can go like," making the sounds "choo choo" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Trainer

One of several Circus McGurkus titles accorded Mr. Sneelock — in If I Ran the Circus.

trampoline

Gymnastic device on which, it is said, Mr. Lowe always watches Miss Bonkers perform — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Trapeezing, Breezy

Characterization of the aerial action of Circus McGurkus's Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe — in If I Ran the Circus.

tree and trees

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the things asked about, as possibly being ones within which to like and/or eat the food treated of — in Green Eggs and Ham [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [4] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself 5 Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [6] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up [7] Among the things King Yertle declares have come, as his throne is progressively elevated, within his domain in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [8] Among the things ( "trees," as well as "knees on trees") the Cat in the Hat says, "You can read about . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! [9] What the Lorax is quoted as saying "I speak for" — in The Lorax. See also: Beezlenut Trees; Dike Trees; peanut trees; Stickle-Bush Trees; Truffula Trees; Tutt-a-Tutt Tree; tuttle-tuttle tree; Zinzibar-Zanzibar trees

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Tree-Spider

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

trick and tricks

[1] Manipulatory feat about which a question is asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] One of the particularities ( "Trick feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book [3] Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks [4] Activity of the magician who is part of Marco's fantasizing — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street. See also: Droonish trick; Grinchy trick

trip

Among the things it is suggested one can "Think up" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Triple-Sling Jigger

Yook combat mechanism said to have been created in response to VanItch's having destroyed Grandpa's Snick-Berry Switch — in The Butter Battle Book.

trombones

Among the things the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, "learn about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Tropics

One of the areas from which, according to his speculation, Marco says fish might come — in McElligot's Pool.

troubles

Difficulties said rarely, if ever, to obtain at the City of Solla Sollew, but the narrator's encountering of which on his way there constitutes the story's basic development — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Troupe, Zoom-a-Zoop

Circus McGurkus's aerialists it is said will perform Breezy Trapeezing — in If I Ran the Circus.

trout

[1] Fish referred to disdainfully by Marco — in McElligot's Pool [2] Fish the "very sweet" ones of which (that "only eat Wogs") are said to be fed upon by the birds called Kweet — in Scrambled Eggs Super! See also: Doubt-trout; lion who's partly a trout

Truffle, fluff-muffled

Creature it is said "will ride on a Huffle," as part of Circus McGurkus's Parade-of-Parades — in If I Ran the Circus.

Truffula Fruits

Produce of the Truffula Trees — in The Lorax.

Truffula Seed

Reproductive means ( "the last one of all") said to have been saved by the Once-ler, for the regeneration of the Truffula Trees — in The Lorax.

Truffula Trees

Growth said formerly to have been abundantly present throughout the setting of the story — in The Lorax.

trumpeter and trumpeters

[1] Member of King Derwin's staff — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck [2] Members of King Derwin's entourage — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Truths, Horse

"New and worthy" equine maxims sought by Lord Godiva's daughters, entailing individual pursuits that constitute the Horse Truth Quest — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Try and Find Out

Characterization of what, "When love is in doubt," is said to be "The job of a daisy" — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

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tub

Bathroom fixture within which the Cat is found "eating a cake" — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! See also: Bumble-Tub Club; Bumble-Tub Creek; bumble tubs; ring in the tub

Tudd

Element of the magicians' incantation "Malber, Balber, Tidder, Tudd" — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Tufted Mazurka, tizzle-topped

Creature that Gerald McGrew fantasizes about bringing back from the island of Yerka for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

tun-th

Seussian rendering of "ton" (devised to rhyme with "month") — in On Beyond Zebra.

turret

Highest area of King Derwin's palace, from which Bartholomew Cubbins was to be pushed — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

turtle and turtles

[1] Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose [2] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Creatures central to the story in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [4] Creatures cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter T/t — in Dr. Seuss's ABC 5 Among the things cited as pertaining to an arithmetic calculation in "I Can Figure Figures," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Turtle King

Alternative form of reference to the story's principal character, Yertle the Turtle, King Yertle in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Tutt-a-Tutt Tree

Source, at Fotta-fa-Zee, of nuts the chewing of which is said to give strength to teeth and length to hair — in You're Only Old Once!

tuttle-tuttle tree

Object cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of the use of the letter T/t — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

T.V.

[1] Among the objects between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [2] Among the things ( "You can put the whole thing on TV.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

tweetle beetle noodle poodle bottled paddled muddled duddled fuddled wuddled fox in socks

Mr. Knox's tongue-twister concluding the overall presentation of text — in Fox in Socks.

tweetle beetles

Creatures that relate to a segment of the presentation of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

twenty-four

One of the contexts ( "Twenty-four feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

Twiddler Owls

Among the birds the eggs of which Peter T. Hooper "didn't take" during his search — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Twining, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School whose subjects of instruction are "tying knots / In neckerchiefs and noodles, / And how to tell chrysanthemums / From miniature poodles" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

twins, musical

Characterization of the daughters of Mr. Blinn — in Oh Say Can You Say?

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two-footed

Among the various kinds and descriptions of creatures cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.


U: Ubb to Utterly Sputter

Ubb, Uncle

Name cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter U/u — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Ultima Thule

Area of the trade routes plied by Peeping Jack's ship — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

UM

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

umbrella

[1] Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Object cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter U/u — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Umbroso, Mrs.

Housewife referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool.

Umbus

Creature ( "sort of a Cow") the name of which is cited as a use for the letter UM within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Uncle

See: Dake, Dr.; Doctor, Uncle; Ethelbert, Uncle; Jake, Uncle; Terwilliger, Uncle; Ubb, Uncle

uncles

Male relatives about whom questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Uncle Ubb's umbrella

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter U/u — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

underground river

Waterway Marco speculates might connect McElligot's Pool and the sea — in McElligot's Pool.

underpants

Garment that it is said Miss Bonkers at Diffendoofer School teaches "pigs to put on" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

underwear

Among the words cited in providing examples of use of the letter U/u — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

underweight

Condition attributed to five tigers the Cat in the Hat dismisses from contention in "I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today!," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Un-glunking

Action of the principal character and her brother, the Cat in the Hat, in jointly using their Un-thinkers to dispel her having previously thought up the Glunk in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

United States Marines

Among the groups ( "You can bring in the United States Marines!") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

UNLESS

Word that the Lorax, upon departing, is said to have left emblazoned on "a small pile of rocks" — in The Lorax.

un-shlump

Characterization of the process of repairing Mr. Bix's Borfin — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

un-slumping

Characterization of the act of leaving ( "not easily done") a Slump — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

un-think

Action by which previous thoughts are said to be dispelled in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Un-thinker

Designation of the mental apparatus or facility by which previous thoughts can be dispelled in "The Glunk That Got Thunk," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

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up

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] Direction, condition, and circumstance central to the book's overall coverage — in Great Day for Up [3] One of the contexts ( "Up feet" and "Up in the air feet") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book. See also: Right-Side-Up Butter

Up Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that tells the narrator, "The way to go / is UP!" — in Hunches in Bunches.

upside down

Among the positions or manners with regard to which the Cat in the Hat says, "I can read in . . ." — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Upside-Down Butter

Characterization associated with the country of the Zooks and various aspects of its society — in The Butter Battle Book.

upside-down cake, deep dish rhubarb

Among the food the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Up-up-up with a fish

Designation of the Cat's juggling game — in The Cat in the Hat.

Utica, N.Y.

City cited within the song's title in "Rainy Day in Utica, N.Y.," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Utterly Sputter

Combat machine said to have been created by both the Yooks and the Zooks as a means of assault upon one another — in The Butter Battle Book.


V: Vail to Vung

Vail, Valley of

Place from which news of a Chippendale Mupp is said to have arrived — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Vale of Va-Vode

Place where salesmen of Zizzer-Zoof Seeds are said to have "laid down their load" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Valley of Vail

Place from which news of a Chippendale Mupp is said to have arrived — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Valley of Vung

Place of residence of the narrator of the story — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

VanItch

Name of "a very rude Zook" that it is said "slingshotted" Grandpa's Snick-Berry Switch, and subsequently threatened him with a succession of Zook combat mechanisms — in The Butter Battle Book.

Van Ness, Dr.

Golden Years Clinic physician said to have "enjoyed a high rate of success / in his pioneer work in the Study of Stress" — in You're Only Old Once!

Van Nuys

Location of the "I-and-T factory" at which Mr. Potter is said to work — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Van Tass, Einstein

Schoolmate ( "brightest young man in the whole of the class") of Mayzie McGrew — in Daisy-Head Mayzie.

Van Vleck

A very small yawning bug, learned of through news from the County of Keck — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Va-Vode, Vale of

Place where salesmen of Zizzer-Zoof Seeds are said to have "laid down their load" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Vector, Sir

One of Circus McGurkus's Tournament Knights — in If I Ran the Circus.

"Vent Number Five"

Identification on the "old pipe" that was the means of the narrator's escape from the Perilous Poozers — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

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Vera Violet Vinn is very very very awful on her violin.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter V/v — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

very

Adverb employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter V/v — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Very Odd Hunch

Creature-represented impulse that disturbed the narrator by inquiring, "Do you think it might be helpful / if you went to the bathroom, dear?" — in Hunches in Bunches.

vestibule fish

Characterization of Norval — in You're Only Old Once!

Vining, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School whose subjects of instruction are "all the ways / A pigeon may be peppered, / And how to put a saddle / On a lizard or a leopard" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Vinn, Vera Violet

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter V/v — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

violin and violins

[1] Object cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter V/v — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [2] Musical instruments by the playing of which, it is said, Mr. Blinn's daughters "lull their daddy to sleep" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

VIP Case

Designation of the status accorded "top patients" at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Vipper of Vipp

Creature it is suggested one might go to visit — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

Vlad-i-koff, Vlad

Eagle that, after receiving it from the Wickersham Brothers, flew away with "Horton's clover" — in Horton Hears a Who!

voices

Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Von Crandall

"World-Renowned Ear Man" at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

Von Eiffel, Dr.

Golden Years Clinic dietician who "controls the Wuff-Whiffer" — in You're Only Old Once!

von Schwinn, Gretchen

"A musical urchin" in Berlin who is said to possess an extraordinarily featured mandolin — in Oh Say Can You Say?

Voom

What is carried in the hat of Little Cat Z, as well as the sound made by it, and which is used for overall Snow Spots clean-up operations — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back!

VROO

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Vrooms

Creatures ( "built sort of like brooms") the name of which is cited as a use for the letter VROO within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Vug

Creature said to be found "under the rug" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Vung, Valley of

Place of residence of the narrator of the story — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.


W: waggy bears to Wuzzled wheat

waggy bears

Among the kinds of bears with which Uncle Terwilliger is said to dance in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

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wagon and wagons

[1] Vehicle Marco actually saw being pulled ( "Just a broken-down wagon / That's drawn by a horse") — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street [2] Vehicles on State Highway Two-Hundred-and-Three referred to by Marco during his speculations — in McElligot's Pool. See also: Cat's wagon

Wagon Anterior and Wagon Inferior and Wagon Superior

Vehicular creations of Lady Dorcas J. — in The Seven Lady Godivas.

Wah-Hoo, River

Waterway on the banks of which is situated the City of Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

waiters

Among the persons cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Waiting place

Site where, it is said, all those present are "people just waiting" — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

walk

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

walkers, stilt-walker

Group said to be "all tuckered out and . . . snoozing away" at Culpepper Springs — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

walking

Among the things ( "I don't choose to be up walking.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

wall

[1] Among the objects or surfaces between which pink stains are transferred during the course of the spot-removal actions central to the story's development — in The Cat in the Hat Comes Back! [2] Among the objects or surfaces said to have been bumped by the kites of Thing One and Thing Two while playing the Cat's Fun-in-a-Box game — in The Cat in the Hat [3] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Wall

Barrier existing along the border between the countries of the Yooks and the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

walloping whizz-zinger

Characterization by the Chief Yookeroo of the kind of weapon being projected in response to the Zooks' development of the Jigger-Rock Snatchem — in The Butter Battle Book.

Wallow, Wily

Circus McGurkus side-show creature it is said "can throw his long tail as a sort of lassoo" — in If I Ran the Circus.

walrus

Circus McGurkus creature "named Rolf" from the Ocean of Olf — in If I Ran the Circus.

walrus with whiskers and walrus which whispers

Animals cited as "not a good pet" to be given to fathers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

waltzing

Subject of the song in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book. See also: wa-wa-wa, waltzing

wamel

"Sort of a saddle" said to be used for riding a camel — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

wamel-faddle

Device ( "a button") said to be used to hold a wamel on a camel — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

War, Big

Characterization by the Chief Yookeroo of the up-coming ultimate conflict between the Yooks and the Zooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

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washes and washing

Verbs used (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter W/w — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Washington

Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Washington, George

Among the persons about whom questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Wasket

Creature about which the narrator asks whether the person being addressed ever had "the feeling" of one's possibly being "in your basket?" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Wasn't

Characterization by Katroo's Birthday Bird of what someone might be who had "never been born" and, accordingly, "just isn't present" — in Happy Birthday to You!

Watch-Watcher-Watcher

Character at Hawtch-Hawtch said to have been needed to watch the Bee-Watcher-Watcher — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Watch-Watcher-Watchering-Watch

Characterization of the activity said ultimately to have engaged "all of the Hawtchers who live in Hawtch-Hawtch" — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

Watch-Watching

Designation of the action of the Watch-Watcher-Watchering-Watch — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

water

[1] Among the things ( "How much water / can fifty-five elephants drink?") it is suggested one might wonder about — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [2] Among the things that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself [3] Among the things ( "water when it drips") the boy narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff [4] Among the things ( "You can pour cold water on my head.") the narrator says will not cause him to leave his bed — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! 5 Fluid central to Lady Arabella's Horse Truth discovery: "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink." — in The Seven Lady Godivas. See also: black water

Waterloo, Willy

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter W/w — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

watermelon wush wush

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

wa-wa-wa, waltzing

Seussian rendering of "waltzing" in "My Uncle Terwilliger Waltzes with Bears," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

weathervanes

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

webs, spider

Among the things the girl narrator cites by name — in The Shape of Me and Other Stuff.

Weehawken

[1] Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg [2] Place cited by the Once-ler in giving directions to his relatives for finding their way to him — in The Lorax.

weeping

Action that is the song's subject in "Cry a Pint," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

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Weepy Weed

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

weight

Among the subjects about which information is to be provided by the volume's purported author — in My Book About Me.

Welcoming Horn

Musical instrument it is said will be played for Circus McGurkus by "horn-tooting apes from the Jungles of Jorn" — in If I Ran the Circus.

Wellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

went

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

West Beast

One of the creatures (together with the East Beast) on "an island hard to reach," each of which it is said "thinks he's the best beast" — in Oh Say Can You Say?

West Bunglefield

Place at which stops are said to be made along the transportation route of the creatures called High Gargelorum — in On Beyond Zebra.

West-est

Extreme westerly area of the world, from even west of which creatures have it is said been sought for the Official Katroo Birthday Pet Reservation — in Happy Birthday to You!

West Gee-Hossa-Flat

Place where, "on some dead-end road," the narrator speculates that he would find himself if he followed the Spookish Hunch's suggestion — in Hunches in Bunches.

West Upper Ben-Deezing

Place from which is said to come Circus McGurkus's Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe — in If I Ran the Circus.

wet

[1] Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop [2] One of the conditions ( "Wet foot") of the subject covered — in The Foot Book.

wet pet

Among the creatures cited and illustrated — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

whale and whales

[1] Among the aquatic creatures Marco speculates he might catch and, also, creature referred to, comparatively, by him when describing a Thing-a-ma-jigger — in McElligot's Pool [2] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Whale Number One and Whale Number Two

Circus McGurkus creatures by which, it is said, "Spout-Rider Sneelock gets spouted about" — in If I Ran the Circus.

wham chops

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

What

One of the interrogatory designations (together with What-is-it) representing desired answers within questions asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

What-do-you-know

Creatures from "Up past the North Pole, where the frozen winds squeal," a family of which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

What-is-it

One of the interrogatory designations (together with What) representing desired answers within questions asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

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"What Was I Scared Of?"

Title of a story as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

wheat, wuzzled

Food the singer says he/she "could eat . . . half a pound of" in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Wheeler, Whelden the

Orderly who provides wheelchair assistance at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

wheels

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer. See also: ferris wheels

Whelden the Wheeler

Orderly who provides wheelchair assistance at the Golden Years Clinic — in You're Only Old Once!

where

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

whiskers

[1] Among the objects that were, it is suggested, left to be supplied for Mr. McGrew — in I Can Draw It Myself [2] Among the things cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up. See also: long flowing whiskers; walrus with whiskers

whisper

Sound made by Mr. Brown, "like the soft, / soft whisper / of a butterfly" — in Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?

Whisper-ma-phone

Communication device of the Once-ler — in The Lorax.

whispers, walrus which

Animal cited (together with "walrus with whiskers") as "not a good pet" to be given to fathers — in Oh Say Can You Say?

whistle

Secret device, taken from "its secret hook" and used to summon King Derwin's magicians — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

white

Description of the pill of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, "I munch / at breakfast and right after lunch" — in You're Only Old Once!

white sky

Among the things it is suggested one can "Think up" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

whizz-zinger, walloping

Characterization by the Chief Yookeroo of the kind of weapon being projected in response to the Zooks' development of the Jigger-Rock Snatchem — in The Butter Battle Book.

who

Pronoun employed (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter W/w — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Who, Cindy-Lou

Tiny Who child ( "not more than two") that interrupted the Grinch at "stop number one" during his Christmas Eve plundering of Who-ville homes — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Who-Bubs

Creatures that it is said can be sent to gather Birthday Flower Jungle blooms — in Happy Birthday to You!

Who-Christmas-Sing

Choral occasion said to be part of the Whos' holiday observance — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Who-hash

Canned food taken from a refrigerator by the Grinch during his Christmas Eve plundering of Who-ville homes — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Whoofing along

Characterization by Marco of the manner of a Dog Fish's proceeding — in McElligot's Pool.

Who-pudding and Who-roast-beast

Foods said to be parts of the Whos' holiday feast — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Whos

[1] Creatures, central to the story, that inhabit the town of Who-ville, situated on "a small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who! [2] Residents of Who-ville, and intended victims of the Grinch's Christmas Eve descent upon their town — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Who's-Asleep Count and Who's-Asleep-Score

Tally of sleepers, as provided by the narrator — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Who-ville

[1] Town situated on "a small speck of dust" — in Horton Hears a Who! [2] Town where everyone, it is said, "Liked Christmas a lot," and upon which the Grinch made a Christmas Eve descent — in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Who-ville Town Square

Center of the Whos' municipality — in Horton Hears a Who!

whuffed

Among the characterizations (paired with "whiffed") of Mr. Bear's actions while demonstrating the proficiency of his sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Wichita, Kansas

Among the cities at which the Circus Show exhibited Horton — in Horton Hatches the Egg.

Wickersham Brothers

Trio of "big jungle monkeys," incredulous that life could exist on "a small speck of dust," who "snatched Horton's clover" and subsequently, with the aid of Wickersham Uncles and Wickersham Cousins and Wickersham In-Laws, attempt to rope and cage Horton — in Horton Hears a Who!

wig

Among the things cited ( "Waiting for . . . a wig with curls") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Wiggins, Warren

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter W/w — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Wilberforce, Waldo

One of the characters that is wished "happy birthday also" in "Happy Birthday to Little Sally Spingel Spungel Sporn," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Wilds of Nantucket

Area in which Gerald McGrew, as part of his fantasizing, intends to capture "a family of Lunks" for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Wilfred, Grand Duke

Nephew of King Derwin — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Will

Among the characters introduced, to be featured as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Willy Waterloo washes Warren Wiggins who is washing Waldo Woo.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter W/w — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Wily Wallow

Circus McGurkus side-show creature it is said "can throw his long tail as a sort of lassoo" — in If I Ran the Circus.

wind

Among the things cited ( "waiting for wind to fly a kite") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

window

Place in which, the narrator says, a creature called Findow is present — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

wings

Appendages the narrator says "I flap" on "Bright Blue Days" — in My Many Colored Days.

winick

Seussian rendering of "wink" (devised to rhyme with "clinic") — in You're Only Old Once!

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wink

Action cited as being one of the things the creature called Yink likes to do — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

wink-hood

Headgear said to be worn by Circus McGurkus's Hoodwink — in If I Ran the Circus.

Winkibus

One of the cries of exhortation from the magicians' incantations — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Winna-Bango, Lake

Setting of the story — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

winning-est

Seussian expression of the supreme degree of one's achieving a "winning" state — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

wire

Object cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Wise Men

Sages of King Derwin's court — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

wishbones

Among the things the Cat in the Hat tells the young cat he will, if open-eyed, "learn about" — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

wish dish

Plate said by the creature named Ish to be used when making wishes — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

wista

One of the conjuring words from the magicians' incantation containing the line "Fista, wista, mista-cuff" — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

witz

Seussian rendering of "wits" (devised so that its ending is spelled like "Blitz" and "fritz") — in The Butter Battle Book.

Wobble, Miss

Teacher at Diffendoofer School whose subject of instruction is "smelling" — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Wocket

Creature referred to as part of the book's title — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Wogs

Frogs said to be "the world's sweetest" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

women

[1] Among the persons about whom questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [2] Among the persons cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

wonder

Mental action, in addition to thinking, that is suggested — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

wonter

Characterization of the narrator, as ascribed by an unidentified voice, should it prove that the narrator will not make up his mind — in Hunches in Bunches.

Woo, Waldo

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter W/w — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

woodpecker

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures, and uncle of one of the Zinn-a-zu Birds — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Woo-Wall, River

Waterway on the banks of which is said to be located the city of Boola Boo Ball — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

woozy-snoozing and woozy snoozy

Among the narrator's characterizations of his intended "sleeping in" state — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Work, Big

Characterization of the Kingdom of Binn's application to "caring for the mighty Dike Trees" — in The King's Stilts.

World-Champion Sleep-Talkers

Characterization of Jo and Mo Redd-Zoff — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book

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World-Renowned Ear Man

Characterization of the Golden Years Clinic's practitioner Von Crandall — in You're Only Old Once!

World's Greatest Show

One of the characterizations of Circus McGurkus — in If I Ran the Circus.

worm and worms

[1] Creature that ridicules the boastfulness of Mr. Bear and Mr. Rabbit, declaring that its ability of sight is superior to their hearing or sense of smell in "The Big Brag," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories [2] Among the creatures about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer [3] Among the creatures cited as associated with a state of being "up" — in Great Day for Up.

Woset

Creature about which the narrator asks whether the person being addressed ever had "the feeling" of one's possibly being "in your closet?" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

wubbed

Description of the action of the One-Wheeler Wubble while progressing "all through that day" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Wubble, One-Wheeler

Vehicle within which the narrator undertook to travel from the Valley of Vung to the City of Solla Sollew — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

Wubble chap

Characterization of the owner of the One-Wheeler Wubble within which the narrator undertook to travel — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

wubble-some way

Designation of the manner in which the One-Wheeler Wubble "wubbed on" — in I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew.

wuddled

Among the words featured as part of tongue-twisting texts — in Fox in Socks.

Wuff-Whiffer

Golden Years Clinic's "Diet-Devising Computerized Sniffer" mechanism — in You're Only Old Once!

WUM

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Wumbus

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter WUM within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Wump

Creature described as having one or more humps — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Wump of Gump

Designation of the seven-humped creature owned by Mr. Gump — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

wush wush, watermelon

Among the foods the singer says he/she could eat in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

wuzzled wheat

Food the singer says he/she "could eat . . . half a pound of" in "The Super-Supper March," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.


X: Xs

X's

[1] Marks depicted as being (together with O's) on the front of the creature called Tick-Tack-Toe — in If I Ran the Zoo [2] Marks of a game central (together with O's) to questions asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.


Y: Yahoo to Yuzz-a-ma-Tuzz

Yahoo

Exclamation of delight said to have been "yelled" by the students of Diffendoofer School as the "special test" was handed out, and they realized they would all do well when answering its questions — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

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yak

Creature cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

yapping

Among the noise-making attempts (together with "yipping" and "beeping" and "bipping") exerted by the Whos while trying to make themselves heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

yap-yap

Characterization by the Once-ler of the Lorax's manner of expressing protestations — in The Lorax.

yaw

Representation (variously spelled, by extension from its "ya . . ." opening) of the sound of yawning in "Yawn Song," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

yawning

[1] Action central to part of the story — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book [2] Action cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC [3] Action that is the song's subject in "Yawn Song," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

yawning yellow yak

Phrase cited in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

"Yawn Song"

Title of a song — in The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Year One Thirty-Nine

Time of the action of the story in "King Looie Katz," as part of I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories.

Year-the-King-Got-Angry-with-the-Sky, The-

Characterization of the time of the story — in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

YEKK

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Yekko

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter YEKK within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

yelling

[1] Subject taught by Miss Quibble at Diffendoofer School — in Hooray for Diffendoofer Day! [2] Verb employed (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

yellow

[1] Among the classifications of days cited — in My Many Colored Days [2] Among the colors it is suggested one "can think about" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! [3] Color cited (as part of a phrase) in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC. See also: big yellow animal

yellow-hatted

Among the various kinds and descriptions of fish ( "The fat one has / a yellow hat.") cited — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

yelp

Among the words featured for use as part of a phrase or sentence — in Hop on Pop.

Yeoman of the Bowmen

Foremost archer of King Derwin's court — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Yeps

Creatures said to be found "on the steps" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Yerka

African island from which Gerald McGrew, as part of his fantasizing, intends to bring a tizzle-topped Tufted Mazurka for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Yertle the Turtle, King Yertle

Principal character of the story and "king of the pond" at the Island of Sala-ma-Sond in "Yertle the Turtle," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

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Yes

Among the things cited ( "waiting around for a Yes or No") as reasons for people being at the Waiting Place — in Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Yill-iga-yakk

Creature part of which (the back half) was, it is suggested, left to be supplied — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Ying

Creature with which, the narrator says, it is fun to sing — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Yink

Creature that it is said "likes to wink and drink pink ink" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

yipping

Among the noise-making attempts (together with "yapping" and "beeping" and "bipping") exerted by the Whos while trying to make themselves heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

Yookeroo, Chief

Leader of the Yooks — in The Butter Battle Book.

Yookery

Place identified as that to which all Yooks went upon being ordered by the Chief Yookeroo "to stay safe underground / while the Bitsy Big-Boy Boomer is around" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Yookie-Ann Sue, Miz

Member of the Butter-Up Band said to have been its Chief Drum Majorette — in The Butter Battle Book.

Yooks

Inhabitants of the country characterized by bread being eaten therein "with the butter side up" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Yop

Creature that declares, "All I like to do is hop / from finger top / to finger top." — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

YOPP

Sound made by Jo-Jo from the Eiffelberg Tower, the "one small, extra Yopp" that allowed the Whos to be generally heard — in Horton Hears a Who!

Yorgenson, Young Yolanda

Name cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Yosemite Park

Among the places about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Yot

Creature said to be found "in the pot" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Yottle

Creature said to be found "in the bottle" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

you

Among the persons cited (the reader) as associated with a state of being "up" ( "So UP with you!") — in Great Day for Up.

you-er

Seussian expression of an extended, more comprehensive degree of being "you" — in Happy Birthday to You!

young cat

Creature being talked to by the Cat in the Hat — in I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!

Young Yolanda Yorgenson is yelling on his back.

Sentence cited in providing examples of use of the letter Y/y — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Yo-Yo

Plaything that Jo-Jo is engaged with when found by the Mayor — in Horton Hears a Who!

Yupster

Place at which stops are said to be made along the transportation route of the creatures called High Gargel-orum — in On Beyond Zebra.

YUZZ

First letter of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

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Yuzz-a-ma-Tuzz

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter YUZZ within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.


Z: Z to zzz

Z

Letter of the alphabet central to a question — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Zable

Creature said to be found "on the table" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Zall

Creature that it is said "scoots down the hall" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Zamp

Creature said to be found "in the lamp" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

zang

Description of one of the actions (together with "zing") of new feathers sprouting as elements of Gertrude McFuzz's tail in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Zans

Creature said to be possessed for the purpose of opening cans — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Zanzibar Buck-Buck McFate

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Zanzibar Zidd

"A strange kind of bird" that was, it is suggested, left to be supplied "in a cage" — in I Can Draw It Myself.

ZATZ

One of the letters of the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Zatz-it

Creature the name of which is cited as a use for the letter ZATZ within the extended alphabet introduced by the narrator — in On Beyond Zebra.

Zatz-it-Nose-Patting Extension, Three-Seater

Device said to have been carried by the narrator to permit a caressing of the creature called Zatz-it — in On Beyond Zebra.

Zax

Principal characters (existing in two kinds, North-Going and South-Going) of the story in "The Zax," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Zayt Highway Eight

Traffic-clogged road within the place called Ga-Zayt — in Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?

zazz

Among the narrator's characterizations of his intended "sleeping in" state — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Zebra

[1] Example of what, at the close of the traditional alphabet, the letter Z may be said to stand for (as part of a recitation such as "A is for Ape," "B is for Bear," "C is for Camel". . . ) — in On Beyond Zebra [2] One of the animals Marco fantasizes about seeing pull a vehicle — in And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.

zebra stripes

Description of the pill of which it is said by the Pill Drill voice, "I take . . . / to cure my early evening gripes." — in You're Only Old Once!

Zeds

Creatures described as having atop their heads but a single hair, which it is said "grows . . . / so fast . . . / they need a hair cut / every day" — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Zeep

Creature regarding which the narrator declares, "It is time to sleep. / So we will sleep / with our pet Zeep." — in One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Zelf

Creature said to be found "on that shelf" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Zellar

Among the creatures said to be found "in the cellar" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

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Zeros

Markings depicted as being (together with X's) on the front of the creature called Tick-Tack-Toe — in If I Ran the Zoo. See also: O's

Zidd, Zanzibar

"A strange kind of bird" that was, it is suggested, left to be supplied "in a cage" — in I Can Draw It Myself.

Ziffs

Birds that "live on cliffs," but otherwise are "exactly like Zuffs," an egg of which may have been secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Ziggy

Among the names it is said Mrs. McCave often wishes she had given one of her "twenty-three Daves" in "Too Many Daves," as part of The Sneetches and Other Stories.

Zike-Bike

Among the means of conveyance suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

Zillow

Creature said by the narrator to be found "on my pillow" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Zind, Desert of

Place from "the blistering sands" of which Gerald McGrew fantasizes about capturing a scraggle-foot Mulligatawny for McGrew Zoo — in If I Ran the Zoo.

zing

Description of one of the actions (together with "zang") of new feathers sprouting as elements of Gertrude McFuzz's tail in "Gertrude McFuzz," as part of Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.

Zinn-a-zu Birds

Among Thidwick's antler-riding creatures — in Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose.

Zinzibar-Zanzibar trees

Habitat of birds the eggs of which, secured by Peter T. Hooper, are said to "taste like the air in the holes in Swiss cheese" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

zip code

Among the things about which questions are asked — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Zipp, Skipper

Proprietor of Skipper Zipp's Clipper Ship Chip Chop Shop — in Oh Say Can You Say?

zizz

Among the narrator's characterizations of his intended "sleeping in" state — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz

Creature cited (as part of a sentence) in providing examples of use of the letter Z/z — in Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Zizzer-Zoofing

Description of the function of "trying to sell Zizzer-Zoof Seeds" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

Zizzer-Zoof Seeds

Objects of which it is said "nobody wants because nobody needs" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

zizz-zizz

Among the narrator's characterizations of his intended "sleeping in" state — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

Zlock

Creature the narrator says he sometimes has "the feeling" is to be found "behind the clock" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Zomba-ma-Tant

Place in the mountains of which Gerald McGrew, as part of his fantasizing, intends to capture for McGrew Zoo both "a fine fluffy bird called the Bustard" and "a very fine beast called the Flustard" — in If I Ran the Zoo.

zong

Creature about the tail length of which it is suggested one "can wonder" — in Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

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zoo

Setting of the story — in If I Ran the Zoo. See also: New Zoo

Zooks

Inhabitants of the country characterized by bread being eaten therein "with the butter side down" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Zook-Watching Border Patrol

Yook organization to which Grandpa says he related "as a youth" — in The Butter Battle Book.

Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe

Circus McGurkus's aerialists it is said will perform Breezy Trapeezing — in If I Ran the Circus.

zoop

Description of part of the aerial action ( "they zoop and they zoom") of Circus McGurkus's Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe — in If I Ran the Circus.

Zooski McGrewski

Seussian rendering of "McGrew Zoo" (devised to echo and rhyme with "Palooski") — in If I Ran the Zoo.

Zorn, Mt.

Site at Katroo from which, it is said, the Birthday Horn is played — in Happy Birthday to You!

Zower

Creature said by the narrator to be found "in my shower" — in There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

Zozzfozzel, Ziggy and Zizzy

Brother and sister said to have "got every question WRONG" — in The Cat's Quizzer.

Zuffs

Birds that "live on bluffs," but otherwise are "exactly like" Ziffs, an egg of which may have been secured by Peter T. Hooper — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Zuks, Single-File Zummzian

Ducks a quantity of the eggs of which were sent to Peter T. Hooper by "some fellows in Zummz" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

zum

[1] Description of the action of playing a zummer in "Strummer Zummer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book [2] Description of the action of the Zummers that help to open a Big Birthday Party at Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Zumble-Zay

Among the means of conveyance ( "You might like going / In a Zumble-Zay.") suggested for departure — in Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

zummer

One of the musical instruments that is a central feature of the song in "Strummer Zummer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

Zummers

Designation of the musicians that, when opening a Big Birthday Party at Katroo, follow in procession "Drummers who drum" and "Strummers who strum" — in Happy Birthday to You!

zumming

Designation of the sound made by the Zummers that help to open a Big Birthday Party at Katroo — in Happy Birthday to You!

Zummz

Place through the mountains of which are said to stroll the ducks called Single-File Zummzian Zuks — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

Zummzian Zuks, Single-File

Ducks a quantity of the eggs of which were sent to Peter T. Hooper by "some fellows in Zummz" — in Scrambled Eggs Super!

zum-zum zummer

Musician characterized as "a fellow who can zum and strum" in "Strummer Zummer," as part of The Cat in the Hat Song Book.

zuzz

Among the narrator's characterizations of his intended "sleeping in" state — in I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today!

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Zwieback Motel

Hostelry of which it is said "people don't usually sleep there too well" — in Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book.

zZZ

Sound made by Grand Duke Wilfred's arrows — in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.


Print Colophon

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Print edition designed by Roderick Stinehour and printed at The Stinehour Press in the Northeast Kingdom at Lunenburg, Vermont.

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Electronic Colophon

PDF electronic edition created 2000 at Dartmouth College Library. Converted in 2009 to MS Word via ABBYY Finereader OCR software and corrected by David Seaman and Eleanor Seaman. Converted to XML (using Text Encoding Initiative markup) by David Seaman, and published via XSLT stylesheets into xhtml for web delivery.

Last Updated: 1/31/13