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Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel.
Perhaps the 20th century's most famous author for children, Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated nearly 50 books of quirky children's verse during his lifetime. His books were famous for their funny rhymes and whimsical characters; among Suess's... More>>

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Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, book publisher, and artist, best known for authoring children's books under the pen name Dr. Seuss (/suːs/) ... Geisel was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Henrietta (née Seuss) and Theodor Robert Geisel. All four ...

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Mar 1, 2012 ... Dr. Seuss' real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel. A grandson of German immigrants, Theodor (without an “e”) was born in Springfield, Massach ...

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Apr 27, 2017 ... AKA: Theodor Geisel: Dr. Seuss; Full Name: Theodor "Ted" Seuss Geisel ... Throughout his career, cartoonist and writer Dr. Seuss published ...

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Mar 2, 2017 ... Theodor Geisel, the legendary children's author better known as Dr. Seuss, didn't always go by his famous pen name (and his actual middle ...

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Theodor Seuss Geisel — known as “Ted” to family and friends — liked to say that he adopted the name “Dr. Seuss” because he was saving his real name for the ...

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Mar 1, 2012 ... In celebration of Dr. Seuss Day, on the day of Theodor Seuss Geisel's ... While the name Seuss (which is also his mother's maiden name) was ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/12/how-theodore-geisel-came-up-with-the-pen-name-dr-seuss

Dec 22, 2011 ... The “Dr.” in “Dr. Seuss” was in homage to Theodore Geisel's father's hope that his son would get his PhD. Geisel instead dropped out of the ...

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Mar 2, 2012 ... Beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss would have turned 108 ... Born Theodor Seuss Geisel in 1904, the writer produced more than 60 ...

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Learn about Dr. Seuss: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, ... He was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts.