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Dr. Seuss - Author

“I look at the world through the wrong end of a telescope.”

"A person's a person, no matter how small," Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, would say. "Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained and delighted."

Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he helped millions of children learn to read.

Theodor Seuss Geisel – better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss – was born the son of a brewer and park superintendent in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1904. After studying at Dartmouth College, in New Hampshire, and later at Oxford University in England (where he met his first wife Helen Palmer), he became a magazine humorist and cartoonist and an advertising man. He soon turned his many talents to writing children`s books and his first book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street was published in 1937.

His greatest claim to fame was the one and only The Cat in the Hat, published in 1957, the first of a hugely successful range of early learning books collectively known as Beginner Books. In all Dr. Seuss wrote more than 40 children’s books during a career that spanned over 50 years, picking up numerous awards, including two Emmy awards for television and a Pulitzer Prize Special Citation along the way.

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The Cat In The Hat
Dr. Seuss
Chosen by Caroline Lawrence, July 2012 Guest Editor: "Both my parents were great, but my mother was the one who read us our bedtime stories - everything from Curious George to Treasure Island. One of my favourites was The Cat...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2010
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The Cat In The Hat
Dr. Seuss
Classic and best-selling, the rhyming verse story of The Cat in the Hat remains as fresh as when it was first published. Arriving announced and uninvited the exuberant Cat shocks Sally and her brother with the total mayhem he causes....
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/03/2007
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Dr. Seuss A Classic Treasury
Dr. Seuss
This is one of the most perfect books to give a young child this Christmas as parent and child can share it with equal enthusiasm. Seuss has created the most entertaining rhyming text that is both clever and laugh out...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/11/2006
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Hop on Pop
Dr. Seuss
Dr Seuss' original combination of humour and simplicity makes his books perfect for early readers. Hop and Pop, Cup and Pup, Mouse and Mouse – Dr Seuss shows how simply words are constructed and therefore how they can be broken...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/05/2003
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