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Dr. Seuss (1904–1991)

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. Seuss' first children's book, And To Think ... See full bio »

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 2010 The Cat in the Hat (Short)
 2008 Red Beans & Jam (Short) (adaptation)
 1986 Welcome (Short) (book "Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose")
 1966 Ya zhdu ptentsa (Short) (book)
 1956 Gerald McBoing! Boing! on Planet Moo (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1954 How Now Boing Boing (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1953 Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 1950 Gerald McBoing-Boing (Short) (story)
 1950 The Costume Designer (Short documentary) (story - uncredited)
 1945 Your Job in Germany (Documentary short)
 1945 No Buddy Atoll (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Operation Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Hot Spot (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 It's Murder She Says... (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 A Few Quick Facts: Fear (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 In the Aleutians (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Going Home (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Target Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Pay Day (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Three Brothers (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Outpost (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Censored (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 The Chow Hound (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Gas (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Lecture on Camouflage (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Snafuperman (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 A Few Quick Facts: Inflation (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 Booby Traps (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Rumors (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Home Front (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Goldbrick (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The Infantry Blues (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Spies (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Gripes (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Coming!! Snafu (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (Short) (writer)
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short) (book)
 1931 'Neath the Bababa Tree (Short) (story)
 1931 Put on the Spout (Short) (story)
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Songwriter: "Dream Stuff". See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 7 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Theodor S. Geisel | Ted Geisel | Theodor S. Geisel | Theodor Seuss Geisel | Theodor Geisel | Theo LeSieg


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Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try! See more »


Before working on the children's books that would make him world famous, he made scuptures of fantastic animals in the form of taxidermist-mounted heads. Some of the creatures' surreal details would later appear in illustrations in his later books. See more »


Verse written in anapestic tetrameter See more »


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