Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss, born Theodor Seuss Geisel, was a beloved American author and illustrator famous for his iconic children’s books. He was born on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts, and had a passion for drawing and storytelling from a young age.

After studying at Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he pursued advertising and created cartoons for magazines. Using his mother’s maiden name, “Seuss,” he adopted “Dr.” to imply an academic identity.

In 1937, he achieved fame with “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” the start of a prolific career. He wrote over 60 books, including classics like “The Cat in the Hat,” “Green Eggs and Ham,” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”

Dr. Seuss’s books are known for their playful rhymes, quirky characters, and creative worlds, captivating readers of all ages.

He was an advocate for literacy, using his stories to promote education, social awareness, and environmental concerns. Dr. Seuss’s impact on children’s literature and popular culture is immeasurable. His books have been translated into many languages and adored worldwide.

Though he passed away on September 24, 1991, his legacy endures. His works continue to inspire and entertain readers globally. He remains one of the most cherished and celebrated authors in literary history.

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