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Interesting Facts About Dr. Seuss

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His career started with a big imagination and drawing of strange animals.

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The Grinch Who Stole Christmas was made into a cartoon in 1966. Report Abuse
Even today it is one of the most popular Christams television shows.
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His artwork became licensed which made him a lot of money. Report Abuse
There was a Cat-In-The-Hat toys and lunch boxes.
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Dr. Seuss died at the age of 87. Report Abuse
But his books are still very much alive.
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Horton Hears a Who illustrated the need to recognize all people. Report Abuse
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Green Eggs and Ham only had 50 different words in the entire book. Report Abuse
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His real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel Report Abuse
Born is Springfield Massachusetts in 1904
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Whoville was the setting for many of his books. Report Abuse
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There are fan clubs and websites keeping his books alive. Report Abuse
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His books related important issues of his day Report Abuse
The Lorax was a book about saving the forests.
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1936 was the year he wrote his first book Report Abuse
He wrote it while on a ship and he used the ship's engines as a rhythm for a poem called 'And to think I saw it on Mulberry Street'.
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He changed his name to Dr. Seuss so he would sound more important. Report Abuse
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He wanted to become a writer. Report Abuse
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Dr. Seuss wrote one book for adults; 'You're only old once' Report Abuse
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One of the earliest ballons in the Macy's Day Parade was The Cat in the Hat. Report Abuse
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In the 1950's Dr. Suess changed the way children's books were written. Report Abuse
He wrote the book 'The Cat in the Hat.
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After college he drew cartoons for a newspaper. Report Abuse
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He attended Dartmouth College Report Abuse
At this prestigious school he wrote for the schools magazine and newspaper.
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Dr. Seuss had a lot of quotes, this was one of his most famous. Report Abuse
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
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He landed a job drawing bugs for a bug spray company. Report Abuse
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His second book was the Cat in the Hat Comes Back. Report Abuse
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