Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for children's picture books written and illustrated as Dr. Seuss.
At the time of his death on September 24, 1991, Ted had written and illustrated 44 children's books, including such all-time favorites as Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places You'll Go, Fox in Socks, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. His books have been translated into more than 15 languages. Over 200 million copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world.
Geisel's birthday, March 2, has been adopted as the annual date for National Read Across America Day, an initiative on reading created by the National Education Association.
Invite a child to take an adventure with you into the the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss!
It’s never too early to read to a child, and Dr. Seuss is the perfect starting point for every reader, from the smallest to the tallest. Developing a love for reading begins at home, and Dr. Seuss’s words and pictures will make it fun for you and your child.
The Frank and Laura Lewis Library have an appealing collection of Dr. Seuss’ books. So let your adventure start on the 3rd floor of the Lewis Library in the juvenile section.