Dr. Seuss Biography

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“OH, THE PLACES YOU 'LL GO! THERE IS FUN TO BE DONE! THERE ARE GAMES TO BE WON. Dr. Seuss touched so many lives, of young children along with adults. He was a very big part of my life, when I was younger my mom use to read me his books all the time. Some nights I would beg for her to read them for me. I remember my first book I tried reading was from Dr. Seuss. I thought it would be a good idea to write about one of my favorite others from my childhood. I learned about his family and his life, a lot of what I never even knew. I hope you enjoy learning about his life as much as I did. Dr. Seuss real name was Theodor Geisel. His mother was Henrietta Seuss Geisel and his father was Theodor Robert. His father and grandfather were Brew masters.…show more content…
Viking press then offered him contract to illustrate a children’s collection called Boners. The book didn’t sell very well at all, but it gave him a good break in to the children’s literature "Dr. Seuss." Bio.com. Geisel’s first book, And to think that I saw Mulberry street, it was rejected 27 times before it finally got published in 1937. After the war, he purchased a tower in CA. where he could write all he wanted. He wrote and published several children’s books in the next few years. His major turning point accrued when he was asked to write a children’s primer using 200 vocabulary words. This was called the cat in the Hat. It was then published in 1957. Geisel ended up losing his wife, she committed suicide. She was suffering from Cancer and the emotional pain caused by an affair Geisel had with his lifetime friend Audrey, he then married her the following year. "Dr. Seuss." Bio.com. Geisel produced films nearly every year through the 1970’s and two to three books a year, almost without not hesitations. I picked Dr. Seuss because his books interested me when I was younger. I wanted to learn more about the man who inspired many children and even adult. He wrote over 44 Children’s books by the time of his death. Besides the books, his works have provided the source for 11 children’s Tv specials, a Broadway musical and a feature-length motion picture. His honors include two Academy awards, two Emmy awards, Peabody award and the Pulitzer Prize. Dr. Seuss loved writing cartoons and making many laugh, he passed away September 24, 1991.
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