Theodor Seuss

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Theodor Seuss Geisel held a number of artistic jobs in his professional life. He put together a number of works with different mediums, genres, motivations etc. However, he is most well known for his line of children 's books. They are remembered dearly among both children and adults who grew up with the books.

Theodor Seuss Geisel authored a number of books late into his career. The most well known, of course, were his children 's books. Many were filled with colorful doodles and drawings of animals. His books also often featured mythical creatures, ones he thought up on his own to entertain his readers. Inside one of his books, you 'd find rhymes and other poetry. Though their content wasn 't educational, the books opened up a new way of
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He authored a number of books, along with also being a publicist, cartoonist, and artist of many mediums. His artistic career first began when he was in college around 1925. He drew cartoons for Dartmouth College 's magazine, Jack-o-Lantern. Though he didn 't aim to go into any artistic field, he enjoyed drawing and used this skill in the humorous comics for the magazine.

Theodor Seuss Geisel held the pen name Dr. Seuss. He used this name on his children 's books. When working on Jack-o-Lantern, he coined many pen names relating to his middle name, Seuss. This then became the name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss, which was then cut down to the more well known, Dr. Seuss.

Even after his death in 1991, his books are still loved. Along with new copies being made, adaptations of his works have kept his name alive. His characters found their way onto television shows and movies. Books such as "Horton Hears a Who", "Lorax", "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" all became popular children 's movies. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" has become an iconic Christmas movie, taking up a slot in the broadcasts every
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Geisel made a number of claims as to why he began writing for children. Geisel claimed to have a great understanding of children. When interviewed he said he would like to say that is the reason he began to write children 's literature. But a more realistic report was that it was the only other type of work that his advertising job allowed. The final claim was that it was to make up for his wife 's inability to have children. Whether or not any of these were the truth, Geisel had an extraordinary act for drawing and poetry. The kind of works he made could be admired by kids and adults alike.

Though his books were the most popular of his works, he did much more. His books came much later in his career. He started out as your average doodler, then once he realized his true passion carried on into the artistic field. Though it sounds glamorous, "the artistic field", he worked in advertising. But once he began writing and creating for himself instead of a company, he realized how much more potential he had.

His work was also effected by the time in which he lived. Geisel lived between the years of 1904 and 1991, this means he lived through World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II (as well as the aftermath). As any free spirited artist, he had his own opinions. Armed with ideas and a past in drawing cartoons, he became a political cartoonist. There was a lot to say about World War II, and he took his pen to the page, drew some goofy looking characters and roasted
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