ABOUT DR. SEUSS He was born in 1904 in Springfield Massachusetts. He was know as Ted by his family and friend. Seuss pursued his career in writing children’s books with great success. Dr. Seuss passed away in September of 1991.
Almost all kids grew up being read Dr. Seuss books. His books are almost like classics and in my house, there is no throwing away of these books. It is something that will be passed down the grandchildren.
SOME OF HIS FAMOUS BOOKS Fox in Socks ABC The Butter Battle Book Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Bartholomew and the Oobleck One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish My Brown Can Moo! Can You?
SOME OF HIS FAMOUS BOOKS (CONT.) The Lorax Hop on Pop The Sneetches Green Eggs and Ham Horton Hears a Who! How the Grinch Stole Christmas
One of the most famous books of Dr Seuss would be. The Cat in the Hat: There has been many other books by Dr. Seuss that have incorporated the Cat in the Hat. Some of those include: The Cat in the Hat Comes Back The Cat’s Quizzer The Cat in the Hat Song Book
Many of the books have also become movies or only sold on VHS and now DVD & Blueray. Here are a few that made it to the big screen: The Cat in the Hat The Lorax Horton Hears a Who!
DR. SEUSS & SOCIAL MEDIA Dr. Seuss passed away before social media became as popular as it did. Still, there is a Dr. Seuss Facebook page. The Facebook page has over 1.4 million likes. You can also find short clips from the movies on Youtube. Because people are sharing movie clips on Youtube, and reminisce about their childhood, we are able to keep the legacy of Dr. Seuss alive.
SEUSS STATS: Written 44 books The Books were translated into 15 different languages Sold over 200 million books Source 11 childrens TV specials He has been honored: 2 Academy Awards 2 Emmy Awards A Peabody Award The Pulitzer Prize
QUESTION As a young kid Dr Seuss was my favorite author. My favorite book my Green Eggs and Ham. What was/is your favorite book from Dr. Seuss?
SOURCES Seussville. Dr Seuss Enterprises. 2011. Web. 01 April, 2012. http://www.seussville.com/ Dr Seuss National Memorial. Dr Seuss Enterprises. 2011 Web. 01 April, 2012. http://www.catinthehat.org/history.htm