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Theodor Seuss Geisel 1904-1991. Attended Dartmouth University Oxford University-England Married Helen Palmer No children First Book Published -And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street Turned down by 27 publishers Awarded Pulitzer Prize 1984 for his writing. Biographical Information.

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Theodor seuss geisel 1904 1991

Theodor Seuss Geisel1904-1991


Biographical information

  • Attended Dartmouth University

  • Oxford University-England

  • Married Helen Palmer

  • No children

  • First Book Published-And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street

  • Turned down by 27 publishers

  • Awarded Pulitzer Prize 1984 for his writing

Biographical Information


The cat in the hat

  • 1957-Instant success

  • Written from vocabulary list for 6-7 year olds-236 words

  • Replaced “Dick and Jane” readers

  • Publishing company wanted something fun for kids to read

  • Dr. Seuss became a household name

The Cat in the Hat


Green eggs and ham

  • Publisher Bennet Cerf bet Dr. Seuss $50

    that he couldn’t write a book using only 50 words

Green Eggs and Ham


Books with a message

  • The Lorax- Enviornmental Consciousness

  • Yertle the Turtle - Dangers of evil men

  • Horton Hatches the Egg –Pacifism

  • Oh! The Places You’ll Go - Timeless advice for children and adults

Books with A Message


Bibliography

  • Random House, Inc. Welcome to Seussville. 2008. 18 February 2008 <www.seussville.com>.

  • Weidt, Maryann N. Oh, The Places He Went. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, Inc., 1994.

Bibliography

Bibliography


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