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Theodor Seuss Geisel - Dr. Seuss

"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, its a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."

Horton Hatches the Egg

HORTON HATCHES THE EGG
A wonderful lesson in patience and perseverance.
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Don't fool with Mother Nature.
An environmental lesson.
Great Review!
Great Illustrations !
The Lorax's Save The Tree Games !
Lesson Plans

"UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."

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Oh, the Places You'll Go !

"You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself
any direction you choose.
You're on your own. And you know what you know.
And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...."

Great Graduation Gift

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Dynamic Rhyming Prose and Poetry of a brother and sister abandoned by their mother and left to temptation.... unable to control the ID, Ego and Superego.
For All Ages !

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Sam is that persistant friend who guides us along in life to find the success that lies within. We try in every way to resist his help, but it the end we take it.

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Recommend for All Ages. A book that encourages discussion of emotions.

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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
What happened when when Bartholomew couldn't take his hat off before the king?

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The Annotated Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats

The Annotated Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats
by Philip Nel

How did Dr. Seuss come to write The Cat in the Hat?

How long did it take him to write The Cat in the Hat and The Cat in the Hat Comes Back?

Were these books instantly successful, or did their popularity build?

The answers to these questions and more can be found in this fascinating illustrated study of two books that changed the way our children learn how to read.

According to Professor Nel, The Cat in the Hat and its sequel operate on many levels. The books teach reading, but they also teach about poetry, politics, ethics, comics, history, and even conartistry! Complete with the text of both books, photographs, draft material, and essays by Seuss, The Annotated Cat is like a DVD with all the extras. Cat lovers everywhere can gain a deeper understanding of two of the most popular children's books ever written, and the remarkable man behind them.

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Horray for Diffendoofer Day !

By Dr. Seuss
with some help from
Jack Prelutsky & Lane Smith

Dr. Seuss lives on in “Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!”



After Theodor Geisel’s death in 1991, his editor Janet Schulman at Random House contacted Dr. Seuss’s secretary to inquire about a book that Dr. Seuss had mentioned in a passing conversation. It was about a special, “pretty different” teacher, Miss Bonkers.

Receiving all of Seuss’s original sketches and notes, Ms. Schulman set about to honor Seuss and publish it. “Doctoring Dr. Seuss was something I had never had to do during the eleven years I was his editor.”

Children’s poet Jack Prelutsky and children’s book illustrator Lane Smith teamed together to complete what Dr. Seuss had started.

The result is a wonderful clever crazy poetic book celebrating creative thinking, and individuality. The afterward includes Seuss’ notes and sketches… a treat in and of themselves.

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Dr. Seuss
Theodor Seuss Geisel, (1904-1991), American author and artist, lovingly known as Dr. Seuss, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, March 2, 1904.

Dr. Seuss, [his pen name], wrote and illustrated his first children’s book, AND TO THINK I SAW IT ON MULBERRY STREET in 1937 after being rejected by about 40 publishers. The rest, as they say, is history.

After a tour of duty during WWII, he returned to write and illustrate more than 40 books many noted on this site.

Dr. Seuss loved a challenge. Concerned with children’s literacy, Seuss’ publisher created and gave him a list of hundred of words and asked him to use as many as he could in one book. That book became THE CAT IN THE HAT.

Another challenge was to use 50 words to create a book we now know as GREEN EGGS AND HAM.

In 1984 Dr. Seuss received a special Pulitzer Prize citation for his lifelong contribution to the education of children….and their children.

On September 24, 1991, Theodor Seuss Geisel died leaving behind a celebration of life and literature.

“How did it get so late so soon?
It's night before it's afternoon.
December is here before it's June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?”

Green Eggs And Ham (Dr. Seuss Puzzlestory)
Green Eggs And Ham (Dr. Seuss Puzzlestory)
This Dr. Seuss Jigstory set features four puzzles depicting kids' favorite scenes from Green Eggs and Ham. These sturdy jigsaw puzzles are housed in a case with neat storage containers to keep the pieces in one place! Children will improve their problem-solving skills and spatial abilities . . . and always, with silly Seuss rhymes!
Includes 4 24-piece jigsaw puzzles and a 16-page activity guide packed with silliness!
Ages 3 and up
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One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (Dr. Seuss Puzzlestory)
This Dr. Seuss PuzzleStory set features four jigsaw puzzles depicting kids' favorite scenes from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. These sturdy jigsaw puzzles are housed in a case with neat storage containers to keep the pieces in one place! The 16-page guide full of activities, also shows the puzzle solutions. Children will improve their problem-solving skills and spatial abilities . . . and always, with silly Seuss rhymes! Includes 4 24-piece jigsaw puzzles and a 16-page activity guide packed with silliness! (Ages 3 and up)