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Dr. Seuss

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Stephanie Chu

on 23 October 2012

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Theodor Seuss Geisel Early Life Early Career The NEA’s Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2- Dr. Seuss’s birthday. At the start of World War II, he published political cartoons on PM Magazine.
Contributed with animated training films for the Treasury Department and the War Production Board. Early Career (cont.) "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try."

"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." Famous Quotes Better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss

Author and illustrator of 43 children books. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1904.
At age18, he attended Dartmouth College.
Editor in chief of its humor magazine, Jack-O-Lantern.
He was voted 'Least Likely to Succeed' by his classmates.
Attended Oxford with hopes of becoming a professor. Pursued a career as a cartoonist.

Contributed to "Life," "Vanity Fair," "Judge" and other magazines

He worked for Standard Oil in the advertising department.

His first book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" was published in 1937. The Cat in the Hat Challenged by his publisher to used 250 vocabulary words total on a beginner book, Geisel wrote and illustrated "The Cat in the Hat" in 1957 Dr. Seuss wrote 43 children books. His books have been translated to more than 15 languages. Over 200 million copies have been sold worldwide. To the Big Screen Dr. Seuss Day Resources "All About Dr. Seuss." Cat in the Hat. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, 2002. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://www.catinthehat.org/history.htm>.

"Dr. Seuss Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://www.biography.com/people/dr-seuss-9479638>.

Kaplan, Melisaa. "Theodor Seuss Geisel: Author Study." Theodor Seuss Geisel: Author Study. N.p., 1995. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://www.anapsid.org/aboutmk/seuss.html>.

Kennedy, Elizabeth. "Hooray for Dr. Seuss!" About.com Children's Books. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://childrensbooks.about.com/cs/authorsillustrato/a/drseuss.htm>.
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