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02 Mar Theodor Seuss Geisel born 1904. With the pen name Dr. Seuss he published over 60 children's books including Cat in the Hat, which were often characterized by frequent use of trisyllabic meter.
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  4. The Two of Us by Andy Jones
  5. Shifting Colours by Fiona Sussman
  6. Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
  7. Closer Than You Think by Karen Rose
  8. Wild A Journey from Lost to Found by Cheryl Strayed
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