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Transcript of Dr.Suss
World War I and Prohibition presented both financial and social challenges for his family
His father, Theodor Robert, and grandfather were brew masters and enjoyed great financial success for many years.
His family active participants in the
pro-America campaign of World War I
Seuss was both his middle name and his
mother's maiden name.
He studied English at Oxford University
in England, where he met his wife,
Helen Palmer. Adil, Janeen K. Dr. Seuss:great story teller
http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/03/02/happy-birthday-dr-seuss Where it All Started credited his mother with both his ability and desire to create the rhymes Attend Dartmouth College and became editor-in-chief of the Jack-O-Lantern,their humor magazine. His position prematurely ended when he and his friends were caught throwing a drinking party, against the prohibition laws and school policy, he continued to contribute to the magazine, signing his work "Seuss." Finding his Voice He drew nasty looking bugs for 15 years.
It was when he was returning to the U.S.
from Europe, by boat, that he wrote his
fist children's book.
His boredom on the long trip inspired Dr. Seuss to write a poem to the rhythm of the ship's engine. The result was the book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street. It was rejected by the first 27 publishers. The book was finally published and became a hit.
Dr. Seuss didn't become a household name until he wrote The Cat in the Hat in 1957. Movies In 2000, the movie version of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, starring Jim Carrey
Pictures Academy Award for Best Makeup
Saturn Award for Best Music Nominated
Academy Award for Best Art Direction
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for
Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Musical or Comedy
In 2003, The Cat in the Hat, starring
In 2008, Horton Hears a Who!
2012 The Lorax Fun Facts The last book Dr. Seuss ever wrote was a book for "obsolete children" (old peeps) titled You're Only Old Once.
When Dr. Seuss was a kid, his mother would soothe him to sleep by chanting rhymes from her childhood.
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.
He also wrote under the pen names
Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone. World War II He contributed 3-5 political cartoons each week to PM Magazine, considered to be a liberal publication
He was introduced to the art of animation and developed a series of animated training films, featuring a trainee called Private Snafu
Few copies of the films under their original
titles remain Your Job in Germany and
Your Job in Japan, and unknown whether
any copies of the Oscar-winning remakes,
Hitler Lives and Design for Death exist Publishing It's an unusual act of “sharing” an author, Houghton Mifflin and Random House asked him to write a children’s book using 220 new-reader vocabulary words the result being The Cat in the Hat.
editor at Viking Press offered him to illustrate a collection of children’s sayings called Boners the book received
bland reviews, but the illustrations were
championed; he considered it his official “big break”
in children’s literature Dr. Seuss died of cancer on September 24, 1991 at the age of 87.
1997, his dream was realized when The Art of Dr. Seuss project was launched. For the first time in history, collectors were able to see and acquire lithographs, serigraphs and sculptures reproduced from Geisel’s original drawings and paintings.
According to him, his greatest work wasn’t a particular book. It was his contribution to be the Lion Wading Pool at Wild Animal Park in San Diego, which he donated around 1973 New Found Fame More Fun Facts he wrote and illustrated 44 children's books,
His books had been translated into more than 15 languages.
Over 200 million copies had found their way into homes and hearts around the world.
the first recorded of the word “nerd” is in Seuss’ 1950 book, If I Ran the Zoo.
He said an achievement of his was
to kill off the Dick and Jane books,
that he said were not challenging
enough for children "A person's is a person no matter how small"
Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss By: Casey Schute “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”