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Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz
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Theodor Geisel aka Dr. Seuss by Maisey Michelz

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Everything you didn\'t know about Dr. Seuss by 4th grader Maisey Michelz

Everything you didn\'t know about Dr. Seuss by 4th grader Maisey Michelz

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  • 1. Dr. Seuss<br />A report by Maisey Michelz<br />
  • 2. Birth<br />Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts to Theodor Robert Geisel and Henrietta Geisel. His full name is Theodor Seuss Geisel. His nickname is Ted. <br />
  • 3. Likes and Dislikes<br />Theodor loves Switzerland&apos;s views and scenery. He did not like people criticizing his work especially his editors this happened on his first book he tried making called A Story That No one could Beat. He loves wearing hats, and he likes to smile, and laugh and enjoy his life.<br />
  • 4. Education<br />He had a very happy childhood. He took piano lessons. Theodor was usually a B- student, all except for math, math was very hard for him, but he loved school, especially fun activities. He had a good sense of humor too! In high school he was the joke editor of the year book. He had a part in the senior play and he even was secretary of student senate. His art teacher recommended he go to Dartmouth College. He started college in 1921 and graduated in 1925.<br />
  • 5. Family<br />Theodor has two parents and two sisters. He had no children.<br />He got married when he and his former classmate, Helen Palmer, were on a motorcycle and went off road and landed in a ditch. They were okay, but that’s when Theodor asked Helen if she would marry him. She said “yes!” They got married on November 29, 1927. <br />
  • 6. HOW AND WHY FAMOUS<br />He first started out by just drawing cartoons.<br />When he was older he started drawing ads for a lot of companies. Several of his famous animals that he drew were in magazine covers, in ads and in cartoons!<br />He is famous for his drawings and children’s books he wrote and illustrated. <br />Many of his books are all in rhyme like The Cat In The Hat.<br />
  • 7. HOW THEODOR GEISEL BECAME “DR. SEUSS”<br />“Seuss” is his middle name<br /> His father wanted him to be a doctor<br />Theodor wrote and illustrated his books under the pen name – “Dr. Seuss”<br />The first published Dr. Seuss book was And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street in 1937<br />
  • 8. Some Dr. Seuss Books<br />
  • 9. WHAT DR. SEUSS BELIEVED IN<br />I think he believed in hope and that there was always a bright side, I also think he believed in happiness, and joy because he was such a happy, funny and joyful person. Last but not least I think he believed in faith, and courage!<br />
  • 10. What Dr. Seuss is like<br />His attitude showed, Dr.Seuss was a creative, funny and dedicated man because he put so, much effort in his work. He was also very charming, admirable and a joyful man. <br />&quot;I like nonsense -- it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It&apos;s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope... and that enables you to laugh at all of life&apos;s realities.&quot; - Dr. Seuss<br />
  • 11. FACTS ABOUT THEODORE GEISEL/DR. SEUSS<br />He was able to meet seven United States Presidents<br />His father and his grandfather were both brew masters for a brewery<br />His dad gave him a rock with a real dinosaur footprint<br />He and his dad got to see Halley’s Comet<br />Dr. Seuss was not an official doctor<br />He was introduced to the art of animation in the Army during World War II<br />Nearly 30 of his Dr. Seuss books have been turned into movies or videos<br />
  • 12. OTHER BITS ABOUT THEODOR GEISEL/DR. SEUSS<br />He died in September 24,1991 at the age of 87<br />At the time of his death it’s estimated that there were more than 200 million copies of his books published in 15 different languages<br />Dr. Seuss is everywhere. There even is a section in Disney World dedicated to Dr. Seuss. It has a Dr.Seuss coaster and clock and the scenery looks just like Whoville<br />His book“If I Ran the Zoo,” published in 1950, is the first recorded use of the word “nerd.”<br />
  • 13. DR. SEUSS QUOTES<br />“My alphabet starts with the letter yuzz.”<br />“You’re in pretty good shape for the shape you’re in.”<br />“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”<br />“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”<br />
  • 14. THE END<br />Remember:<br /> “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” <br />

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