Recently discovered Dr. Seuss book coming out in July

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Theodor Seuss Geisel, know as Dr. Seuss, talks to some children with his book "You're Only Old Once!" at Barnes and Noble in New York Thursday, February 27, 1986.(AP Photo/Michael J. Pennacchia)
Children's book writer and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel of La Jolla Calif., poses on June 15, 1955. He is popularly known as Dr. Seuss. (AP Photo)
Author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss, reads from his book "Horton Hears a Who!" to four-year-old Lucinda Bell at his home in La Jolla, Ca., June 20, 1956. (AP Photo)
Audrey Geisel, widow of famed children's book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, poses with The Cat in the Hat at the dedication of Dr. Seuss' posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles' Hollywood district Thursday, March 11, 2004. Though Dr. Seuss died in 1991, his work continues to live on in his books, toys, audio casssettes, animated television specials and videos. The star ceremony honors Seuss for what would have been his 100th birthday and the upcoming release on DVD of the recent Universal feature, "The Cat in the Hat." (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Audrey Stone Geisel, right, the widow of author and artist Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel, and Al Iniguez of the U.S. Postal Service unveil a stamp honoring the late artist on what would have been his 100th birthday, Tuesday, March 2, 2004, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Children's book author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss, signs a copy of his new book "The Butter Battle Book" during a party honoring Geisel's 80th birthday at the New York Public Library on March 3, 1984. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
Audrey Geisel, widow ofCalifornia Hall of Fame inductee Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel, receives her husband's medal from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, right, during the Hall of Fame ceremony at the California Museum of History, Women and Arts in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Seuss.

Random House Children's Books said Wednesday it will publish a recently discovered manuscript with illustrations called "What Pet Should I Get" on July 28. The publisher plans at least two more books, based on materials found in 2013 in the author's home in La Jolla, California, by his widow and secretary.

The author whose real name was Theodor Geisel died in 1991.

Random House associate publishing director Cathy Goldsmith says "What Pet Should I Get?" was likely written between 1958 and 1962. The book features the same brother and sister seen in Dr. Seuss' 1960 classic "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish."

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