By: Abby McMurry
Theodor Seuss Geisel
• Theodor Seuss Geisel (Ted) was born on Howard
Street in Springfield Massachusetts.
• Ted attend Dartmouth College.
• He would become a famous write, and gave his
mother credit for inspiring the rhythms he used.
• Dr. Seuss past away on September 24, 1994
OH the books he would write!
• Dr. Seuss wrote 44 children’s books during his
• The books were made in fifteen different
• 200 million copies of Dr. Seuss books were
• These books included books like….
The Cat in the Hat
“ Look at me!
Look at me!
Look at me NOW!
It is fun to have fun
But you have
to know how”
~ The Cat in the Hat
Green Eggs and Ham
“ I do not like them
I do not like green
Eggs and ham.”
~Green Eggs and Ham
Yertle the Turtle
“ I'm Yertle the Turtle
Oh, marvelous me!
For I am the ruler of
all that I see.”
~Yertle the Turtle
Horton Hears A WHO!
“ Because, after all,
a person’s a person
no matter how small”
~Horton Hears A Who
• Seuss was editor-in-chief of the Jack-OLantern at Dartmouth College.
• He wrote 44 children’s books
• Close to 11 television show got their ideas
from Seuss
• His books inspired a Broad-way musical and
feature length motion picture.
• Honors include: Two Academy awards, two
Emmy awards, a Peabody Award and Pulitzer
Fun for Parents and children a like
• This website is a fun place to learn a little bit
more about Dr. Seuss’s books.
• Theodor Seuss Geisel - "Dr. Seuss" Biography.
Web. 13 Sept. 2011.
• Dr. Seuss | Web. 13 Sept.
2011. <>.
• Early Moments Children's Book Club. Web. 13
Sept. 2011. <>