December 6, 2022

Dr.Seuss, Cat In The Hat, Books, Poems

Dr.Seuss Biography

Dr.Seuss real name Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American children’s author, a political cartoonist, and animator. He is quite known for his work, and illustration for more than 60 books under the name the Dr.Seuss.

His work involved many of children’s most popular books of all time. Which were selling 600 million copies and were translated into 20 languages by the time of his death.
He was born on 2 March 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Dr.Seuss Wife/Kids

Geisel was married to Helen Palmer they got married in 1927 till 1976 when she commited suicide and Geisel remarried to Audrey Stone Dimond in 1968. Geisel didn’t have any kids.

Dr.Seuss Cat In The Hat

Is a children book first published in 1957. It involves a tall anthropomorphic cat who wears a red and white striped hat and a red bow tie. It was published on 12th March 1957.

Dr.Seuss Career

Geisel adopted the name Dr.Seuss at Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and also a graduate student at Lincoln College, Oxford and he left Oxford in 1927 to begin his career. He immediately began submitting writing and Drawings to magazines, book publishers. He made use of his time in Europe where he pitched a series of cartoons called Eminent Europeans to Life Magazines. He later moved to New York. He later accepted a job as writer and illustrator at the humor magazine Judge. His first cartoon for judge appeared on October 22nd, 1928.
He later got into advertising after the wife the advertising executive saw his cartoon. His adverts made him wealthier than his Dartmouth classmates. His advertisements led to him to get other markets like Standard Oil Products, Ford Motor Company, NBC Radio Network.

As the 2nd World War began Geisel turned to political which he published as Dr.Seuss Goes To War In 1943 he joined the Army as Captain and become the Commander of the Animation Department of the first motion picture unit where he wrote films like Your Job in Germany. After the war, he returned with his wife to La Jolla, Califonia where he began writing children’s books. He published most of his books through Random House and William Collins, Sons internationally. He wrote favorites among the children such as If I Ran The Zoo, Horton Hears Who and The Cat In the Hat. He received many awards in his career but he didn’t win the Caldecott Medal nor the Newbery Medal. He also wrote the musical and fantasy film The 5000 Fingers of Dr.T. Which wasn’t received very well by the cinemas as it wasn’t a success and financial disaster. This later Geisel not attempt another movie. in May 1954 William Spaulding whose the director of the education division challenged Geisel to write a book children can’t put down.Nine months later Geisel finished The Cat In Hat which received international success. 1956 he was awarded an honorary doctorate.

Dr.Seuss Books

The Cat in the Hat
1957
Oh, The Places You’ll Go
1990
Green Eggs and Ham
1960
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
1960
The Sneetches and Other Stories
1953
Dr. Seuss’s ABC
1963
Horton Hears a Who!
1954
Fox in Socks
1965
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
1957
The Butter Battle Book
1984
Hop on Pop
1963
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
1958
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street
1937
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket!
1974
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
1958
Bartholomew and the Oobleck
1949
Happy Birthday to You!
1959
The Foot Book
1968
You’re Only Old Once!
1986
If I Ran the Zoo
1950
Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book
1962
I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!
1978
Horton Hatches the Egg
1940
Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
1975
Wacky Wednesday
1974
What Pet Should I Get?
2015
Daisy-Head Mayzie
1994
McElligot’s Pool
1947
My Many Colored Days
1996
The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss
1995
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?
1970
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose
1948
The Pocket Book of Boners
1931
The Seven Lady Godivas
1939
If I Ran the Circus
1956
I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew
1965
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories
1969
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
1938
The King’s Stilts
1939
Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!
1998
Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum
2019
I Wish That I Had Duck Feet
1965
On Beyond Zebra!
1955
The Shape of Me and Other Stuff
1973
Come over to My House
1966
Great Day for Up!
1974
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories
2014
Scrambled Eggs Super!
1953
The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories
2011
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!
1972
The Lorax
1971

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Dr. Seuss First Book

Geisel published his first book in 1937 titled, And to Think That I Saw  it on Mulberry Street

Dr.Seuss Death

He died of Oral Cancer on 24th September 1991 at his home in La Jolla at the age of 87 years.

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