Dr. Seuss

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Dr. Seuss

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and three Academy Awards, Seuss was the author and illustrator of 44 children's books, some of which have been made into audiocassettes, animated television specials, and videos for children of all ages. Even after his death in 1991, Dr. Seuss continues to be the best-selling author of children's books in the world.

What are your earliest memories of Dr. Seuss?

1957 The Cat in the Hat Introduced the easy-to-read genre of picture booksEssentials of Children's Literature Chapter 5 pg. 95

If not Dr. Seuss, who is your favorite childrens author?

His first book was "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street." It was finally published in 1937 after being turned down a reported 27 times. His grandparents lived on Mulberry Street.

"Green Eggs and Ham" contains only 50 different words. He wrote it after a publisher bet him he couldn't write a book with so few words. Dr. Seuss won ... as didwe all.

What are your favorite Dr. Seuss books?

Evans, Julie R. "10 Surprising Facts About Dr. Seuss You May Not Know."The Stir. N.p., 27 Feb. 2012

Author of the Month

THE VIDEO ABOVE WILL PROVIDE A BRIEF ILLUSTRATION OF DR. SEUSS

Hats off to Dr. Seuss!


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