Beginner Book Video When The Cat in the Hat was published in 1957 as the first Beginner Book, it revolutionized reading. Today, Beginner Books are still revolutionary - and just as much fun! Now new generations can enjoy Dr. Seuss' unpredictable humor in these great DVD's. Three classic Dr. Seuss stories: Dr. Seuss' ABC I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?