Acclaimed writer Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading American magazines. Dr...See full bio »
(writer: "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" / as Theodore Giesl)
1975The Hoober-Bloob Highway
(lyrics: "The Hoober-Bloob Highway", "...And That's the Way It Is, Bub", "West Watch-A-Ka-Tella", "This Is Your Life", "Among the Daisies", "That's Just the Beginning", "Things You Have to Know", "I Know the Way You Feel, Bub", "On the Other Hand", "It's Fun to be a Human", "What Do You Do?", "Answer Yes or No", "You're a Human")
1971The Cat in the Hat
(lyrics: "Nothing to Be Done", "The Gradunza", "Calculatus Eliminatus", "I'm A Punk", "Beautiful Kittenfish", "Anything Under The Sun", "Cat, Hat", "Sweep Up The Memories")
1970Horton Hears a Who!
(lyrics: "Mrs. Toucanella Told Me", "Old Doc Hoovey", "Wickersham Brothers' Song", "Dr. Hoovey, You Were Right", "Horton the Elephant's Going to Be Caged", "We are Here!", "Be Kind to Your Small Person Friends")
If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn't show up.
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One night while riding home on a train, Seuss saw a pompous, stuffy-looking man with a hat on his head. Seuss wondered what the man would happen if someone was to knock the hat off his head and then realized the man was so full of himself that another hat would probably appear on his head as a replacement. This inspired Seuss to write "The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.".
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