Dr. Seuss's ABC is a 1963 children's A to Z alphabetical picture book by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). It was published as part of the Random House Beginner Books series. It contains several short poems about a variety of characters, and is designed to introduce basic alphabet book concepts to children.

The illustrations beginning with each letter Edit

  • A: Aunt Annie's alligator
  • B: Barber, baby, bubbles, and a bumblebee
  • C: Camel on the ceiling
  • D: David Donald Doo dreams a dozen donuts and a duck dog
  • E: Ear, egg, elephant
  • F: Four fluffy feathers on a Fiffer-Feffer-Feff
  • G: Goat, girl, goo-goo goggles
  • H: Hungry horse, hay, hen in a hat, Hooray! Hooray!
  • I: Ichabod is itchy
  • J: Jerry Jordan's jelly jar and jam
  • K: Kitten, kangaroo, kick a kettle, kite, and a king's kerchoo
  • L: Little Lola Lopp, left leg, lazy lion licks a lollipop
  • M: Many mumbling mice are making midnight music in the moonlight
  • N: Nine new neckties and a nightshirt and a nose
  • O: Oscar's only ostrich oiled an orange owl today
  • P: Painting pink pajamas, policeman in a pail, Peter Pepper's puppy, and now Papa's in the pail
  • Q: The quick queen of Quincy and her quacking quackeroo
  • R: Rosy Robin Ross riding on her red rhinoceros
  • S: Silly Sammy Slick sipped six sodas and got sick, sick, sick
  • T: Ten tired turtles on a tuttle-tuttle tree
  • U: Uncle Ubb's umbrella and underwear
  • V: Vera Violet Vinn is very, very, very awful on her violin
  • W: Willy Waterloo is washing Warren Wiggins who is washing Waldo Woo
  • X: Nixie Knox, ax, extra fox
  • Y: A yawning yellow yak, young Yolanda Yorgensen yelling
  • Z: Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz

Trivia Edit

  • This book is released to Beginner Book Video as the first story in Dr. Seuss's ABC and 2 Other Stories.
  • This book is released as a Bright & Early Board Book, with some changes and omitted pages.
    • "What begins with..." is written for each letter.
    • The X page on the board book version has things beginning with X: x-ray and xylophone.
    • David Donald Doo, the Girl, the Kite, the King, Lola Lopp, Left Leg, Policeman, Peter Pepper's Puppy, Papa, Willy Waterloo, Nixie Knox, and the Fox are missing.
  • In the web comic series Fluffernutters, Sarah is terrified of the book because of the Z page.