For Class

I had to do a power point presentation on Dr Seuss. During the research I found he was very political and patriotic. I thought it was funny that he was afraid of children although he touched the lives of millions if not a billion. With some of what I learned I cried... from joy and pride and sadness.

My favorite book from him was the last one he published before he died... Oh! The Places You'll Go! And I thought it was interesting that Green Eggs and Ham was the result of a bet that he won! *smiles* And as an aspiring published author... I was glad to hear that his first children's book "And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Steet" was rejected 27 times and he was ready to burn it. And he NEVER won a Newbury or Caldecott award!

My hat's off to Dr Seuss for all the wonder and nonsense that he gave us! *smiles*

GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
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3 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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That sounds absolutely fascinating. We have a few Dr Seuss books in the nursery where I work: Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat etc, and some of the children really love them, and want me to read them over and over again. It is very interesting to hear that he was afraid of children! And I also did not realise he wrote so many books. Thanks for your story Goddess, you have whetted my appetite to find out more about him.

Wow, good stuff :)