Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories
Author Dr. Seuss
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Redbook (magazines)
Random House (book)
Publication date
1950 (Marco Comes Late and How Officer Pat Saved the Whole Town)
1951 (Horton and the Kwuggerbug)
1955 (The Hoobub and the Grinch)
Media type Print
Preceded by The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories
Followed by What Pet Should I Get?

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories is an anthology of children's stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss, published posthumously by Random House in 2014.


The four stories in this book were originally published as installments of a monthly column that Dr. Seuss wrote for Redbook magazine during the 1950s.[1] Dr. Seuss died in 1991, but the stories were later rediscovered by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen.[2]


The four stories include in the book are:


Michael Taube of The Washington Times was enthusiastic about the book, writing, "If you loved Dr. Seuss as a child (and as an adult), these little-known stories will bring back many fond memories."[2] The reviewer for Publishers Weekly was more critical, stating, "By no means gems, these archives suggest how Geisel tinkered with characters, developed his signature tetrameter, and commented on ethical issues, circa 1950."[3]


  1. Migaki, Lauren (8 September 2014). "Horton Meets A... Who?". NPR. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  2. 1 2 Taube, Michael (6 October 2014). "BOOK REVIEW: 'Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories'". The Washington Times. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  3. "Horton and the Kwuggerbug: And More Lost Stories". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
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