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Dr. Seuss Who Are You?
Dr. Seuss Revisited
Pen names make a book fascinating and mysterious. It creates an excitement of surprises that are sure to be in store when you start turning those pages. Dr. Seuss who has been writing these wonderful books since 1937 has done exactly that and more.
With the release of the movie Dr. Seuss' The Lorax his books and movies made will be revisited. Get to know the author and have some insight on how he created his characters and what inspired him to create them.
The Real Dr. Seuss
Theodor Seuss Geisel or more popularly known as Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts.
It was in 1931 that he and his wife Helen Palmer learn that they cannot have children of their own. He penned the first of the Dr. Seuss series of books in 1937 with And To Think I Saw It On Mulberry Street.
Having lived a long and fruitful life his own story ended on September 24, 1991.
The use of odd hats started in his book The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.
Drawing from his own experiences he created characters such as Private Snafu after joining the Army's Information and Education Division.
Two of his most memorable books were released in 1957, The Cat in the Hat and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
Dr. Seuss won the Pulitzer Prize for his tremendous achievement in getting world issues across through children's books.
Oh, The Places you'll Go
You're Only Old Once
The Butter Battle Book
Hunches in Bunches
Oh Say Can You Say?
I can Read With My Eyes Shut
The Cat's Quizzer
Oh, The Things You can Think
There's a Wocket in My Pocket
Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
The Shape of Me and Other Stuff
Mr. Brown Can Moo. Can You?
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories
The Foot Book
The Cat in the Hat Songbook
I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew
Fox in Socks
Dr. Seuss' ABC
Hop on Pop
Dr. Seuss' Sleep Book
The Sneetches and Other Stories
Green Eggs and Ham
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Happy Birthday To You!
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
The Cat in the Hat
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
If I Ran the Circus
On Beyond Zebra
Dr. Horton Hears a Who
Scrambled Eggs Super
If I Ran the Zoo
Did You Grow Up Reading Dr. Seuss' Books?
Bartholomew and the Oobleck
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose
Horton Hatches the Egg
The King's Stilts
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street
Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden
A Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden can be found in Springfield, Massachusetts honoring the famed author and legend of rhymes and oddities. You can find bronze sculptures of his famous characters The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Yertle the Turtle, The Grinch and Max, Thidwick the Big Herated Moose, and the Lorax.
Dr. Seuss' step-daughter sculptor Lark Grey Dimond-Cates brought life to the characters and is a private non-profit organization.
Dr. Seuss Theme Park Rides
At Orlando, Florida's Universal Island of Adventures you can ride Dr. Seuss' theme park rides featuring his classic characters.
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish- ride colorful fishes up and down inspired from the book.
The Cat in the Hat - Take a seat and read through The Cat in the Hat as you watch the funny characters up close and personal.
Caro-Seuss-el- A twist on a carousel hitch a ride with the Seuss characters in a colorful merry go round of fun.
If I Ran the Zoo- This ain't no ordinary zoo. Visit the strange animals from Dr. Seuss' mind like the Mazurka and the Scraggle Foot Mulligatawny.
The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride- This is a ride that will give you a tour through all of Dr. Seuss' books in Seuss Landing.
Oh, The Stories You'll Hear- Watch and listen to the stories told by The Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 & Thing 2, Sam from Green Eggs and Ham and the Grinch.
Passing It On
These memorable stories are ones you can share with your children and loved ones. His imagination brought the quirkiest of characters to life while making an unknowing impact on social and relevant issues that still apply today.
Enjoy the books once more and check out Dr. Seuss' The Lorax.