Lost Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?, coming out in July

Random House Children's Books said Wednesday it will publish a recently discovered Dr. Seuss manuscript with illustrations on July 28.

What Pet Should I Get? was likely written between 1958 and 1962, says publisher Random House

Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss, is seen here in 1987. Random House announced that a recently discovered book by the late American children's author, artist and publisher will be released in July. (The Associated Press)

More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Seuss.

Random House Children's Books said Wednesday it will publish a recently discovered manuscript with illustrations called What Pet Should I Get on July 28.

The publisher plans at least two more books, based on materials found in 2013 in the author's home in La Jolla, California, by his widow and secretary.

Can't see the book cover? See Random House's announcement here.

The author whose real name was Theodor Geisel died in 1991.

Random House associate publishing director Cathy Goldsmith says What Pet Should I Get? was likely written between 1958 and 1962. The book features the same brother and sister seen in Dr. Seuss' 1960 classic One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

With files from CBC News.


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