Can Match the Quote to the Dr. Seuss Book?

Heather Cahill

The quote “Stop telling such outlandish tales. Stop turning minnows into whales.” is from which book?

The quote is from the book, "And to Think I Saw it on Mulberry Street." The book was the first to ever be released by Theodor Seuss Geisel in 1937. Did you know that he used "Dr. Seuss" as a pseudonym?

The quote "A person's a person, no matter how small." is from what book?

This quote is from the book, "Horton Hears a Who!" The book was made into a movie in 2008, based on the book which was published in the '50s.

The quote "My shoe is off. My foot is cold. I have a bird I like to hold." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish." The book is about two kids who are friends with many animals.

The quote "Oscar's only ostrich oiled an orange owl today." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Dr. Seuss's ABC." The book goes through each letter of the alphabet and uses the letters to create creative and entertaining sentences.

The quote "Those stars weren't so big. They were really so small. You might think such a thing wouldn't matter at all." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "The Sneetches and Other Stories." The book includes stories such as "What Was I Scared Of?" and "The Zax."

The quote “All those Nupboards in the Cupboards they're good fun to have about. But that Nooth gush on my tooth brush.....Him I could do without.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "There's A Wocket in my Pocket." The story starts off with the Wocket inside a little boy's pocket and he goes throughout his house, listing off the many things that live with him.

The quote "Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "How The Grinch Stole Christmas." The book was later turned into a few different movies including a cartoon and a live action movie that are still considered Christmas classics today.

The quote "Do you dare stay out? Do you dare go in? How much can you lose? How much can you win?" is from which book?

This quote is from the Dr. Seuss book, "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" Did you know that this was the last book that Dr. Seuss published in his lifetime?

The quote "It was ruined when she bought it." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "The Cat in the Hat." The quote speaks of a dress that the Cat ruined which belonged to the children's mother. The Cat caused quite the scene around the house!

The quote "Day, play, we play all day. Night, fight, we fight all night." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Hop on Pop." The book is very simple and it is filled with pictures accompanied by rhymes that describe them in different ways.

The quote “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes." is from which book?

The quote is from, "The Foot Book." This book was published in the late '60s and just like its title suggests, it was all about feet!

The quote "Here's an easy game to play. Here's an easy thing to say." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Fox in Socks." The book was published in the '60s and it follows a fox on an adventure where he discovers other creatures.

The quote "And you'll see in the spotlight, a Juggling Jott" is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "If I Ran the Circus." Just like the child who ran a zoo, Morris McGurk decided that he would run his own circus in this classic!

The quote “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent!” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Horton Hatches the Egg." The book follows Horton the elephant as he takes care of an egg and nest that a mother left behind.

The quote “And the turtles, of course...all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories." The story is about a turtle who wants to conquer more area as he is the leader.

The quote "Not in the dark! Not in a tree! Not in a car! You let me be!" is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Green Eggs and Ham." In the book, Sam-I-Am tries to get someone else to try green eggs and ham, even though they keep refusing.

The quote "Then what do you know? We saw two other kinds. Now how can Kay and I make up our minds?" is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "What Pet Should I Get?" Throughout the story, the two children meet animals in order to find the perfect one for them.

The quote “If you want to catch beasts you don't see every day,You have to go places quite out of the way,You have to go places no others can get to. You have to get cold and you have to get wet, too.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "If I Ran the Zoo." The book was published in 1950 and it was about a child who was building himself a zoo.

The quote “For a host, above all, must be kind to his guests.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose." Thidwick is a kind-hearted moose who is easily taken advantage of due to his kind nature.

The quote “Now, I never had ever had troubles before. So I said to myself, "I don't want anymore.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "I Had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollew." The main character in the book is a creature who finds himself in all kinds of trouble while trying to get to his destination.

The quote "You can go by foot. You can go by cow." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now?" It was published in 1972 and Marvin was asked in many different ways to leave.

The quote “It all began with a shoe on the wall. A shoe on the wall shouldn't be there at all.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Wacky Wednesday." It's about a child who wakes up to find that everything around them has become weird and almost unreal.

The quote “Teeth are always in style.” is from which book?

This quote is from, "The Tooth Book." It's an educational and entertaining book that teaches children the importance of oral health.

The quote “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "The Lorax." The Lorax was like a protector of nature, looking out for what was best for its future.

The quote "We’ve taught you that the earth is round, that red and white make pink. And something else that matters more – we’ve taught you how to think.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!" Did you know that this book was published after the death of Dr. Seuss and finished by another poet?

The quote "That cat is a bad one, that Cat in the Hat." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back." It's the sequel to "The Cat in the Hat" as he revisits the children to cause more mayhem before their mother comes home.

The quote “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book." The book is all about sleeping and follows many creatures getting ready to go to sleep themselves.

The quote "It was a mighty view, but it made Bartholomew Cubbins feel mighty small." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins." The book follows a king and mysterious hats. Did you know that this book does not rhyme?

The quote "Maybe you can, too. I think you ought to try." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?" This book is all about sounds from animals and items all around the world. Mr. Brown can imitate them all!

The quote “There's no limit to how much you'll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "On Beyond Zebra!" This book is all about a fictional alphabet and it is written in the style of "Dr. Seuss's ABC."

The quote “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut." The book is all about the fun of reading and how important it is to do. Reading can both teach and entertain.

The quote “It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "The Lorax." The book was published in 1971 and a film based on the book was released in 2012.

The quote “You oughta be thankful, A whole heaping lot, For the people and places, You’re lucky you’re not.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?" This book is all about advice and provides a pick-me-up for anyone who feels a bit blue.

The quote "I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights." is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories." The series of stories in the book deal with the theme of egotistical creatures who are knocked down to size by the end.

The quote “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” is from which book?

This quote is from the book, "Happy Birthday to You!" Just as the title suggests, the book is all about a birthday celebration for whoever is reading it.

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About This Quiz

From the classic book "The Cat and the Hat" to the inspiring words from "Happy Birthday to You!", the words of Dr. Seuss have impacted both children and adults alike. Through cute and educational stories, Dr. Seuss teaches life lessons in an entertaining and memorable way. If you had to choose, which Dr. Seuss book would you say is your favorite?

Can you name the book that the quote "My shoe is off. My foot is cold. I have a bird I like to hold." is from? What about the book where you would find the quote "We’ve taught you that the earth is round, that red and white make pink. And something else that matters more – we’ve taught you how to think.”? Too easy? Name the book that you'd find the quote “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” in!

Think you're an expert on the books "Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?", "Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!" or "There's a Wocket in my Pocket"? Do you remember the best quotes from "The Lorax" or "Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories"? If you're as wise as the old man in "Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?", take the quiz to see your score!

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