One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish I can read it all by myself. Beginner books. Launched by Dr. Seuss in 1957 with The Cat in the Hat, Beginner books are made for children learning to read learning to read all by themselves. Fun, funny, and easy read, there are more than 50 classic and new titles to choose from. Put one in the hands of a child and you'll hear them say, I can read it all by myself! The Cat in the Hat. Green Eggs and Ham. The Cat's Quizzer. ABC. Hop on Pop. Oh say can you say? Imagine. Play. Learn. Random House.