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Twenty years after his death, a brand new Dr. Seuss book has been scheduled for release. Random House Children’s Books made the announcement Thursday, revealing the book is about, “creating and experiencing art.” The new book, Dr. Seuss’ Horse Museum will come out on September 3, 2019, with a first printing of 250,000 units.
The manuscript for the new book was found in the home of the late Theodor Geisel (Seuss’ real name), alongside his 2015 bestseller What Pet Should I get.
The new book follows a horse who takes young students around an art museum, teaching them about them the different artists and their works. The press release for the book praises it for supporting artistic expression, “Artists and non-artists alike will appreciate the timeless theme in Dr. Seuss’ Horse Museum that there is no one right way to interpret the beauty we encounter every day.”
When the manuscript was discovered, it was incomplete. Acclaimed illustrator Andrew Joyner finished it, taking inspirations from Seuss’ original sketches to bring him back to life. Not surprisingly, Horse Museum was announced shortly after Netlfix revealed they would be releasing a 13 episode animated adaptation of Green Eggs and Ham. Hot on the heels of The Grinch being the biggest hit of the holiday season, and it’s safe to say Dr. Seuss is trendy again.