Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!

Happy Birthday to the most beloved children’s author, Dr. Seuss!

Here are some interesting facts about him:

  • He was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • His full name is Theodor Seuss Geisel
  • First book he wrote and illustrated was “And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street”
  • That book got rejected 27 times before being published
  • Dr. Seuss most famous book is “Cat in the Hat”
  • In his life time he published 46 children’s books.
  • He received many honors in his life time including:

                 -2 Academy Awards
-2 Emmy Awards
-Peabody Award
-Pulitzer Prize

Check back next week to learn about Dr. Seuss’s Top Ten Books you must read!

Information from catinthehat.org and Wikipedia.

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