People Who Kick Buts: Theodor Seuss Geisel
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
- Born in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 2, 1904; Passed away on September 24, 1991.
- An American writer, poet, and cartoonist most widely known for his children’s books written under the pen names Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg and, in one case, Rosetta Stone.
- He published 46 children’s books, which were often characterized by imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of trisyllabic meter.
- Mulberry Street in Springfield, made famous in Dr. Seuss’ first children’s book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street! is less than a mile southwest of his boyhood home on Fairfield Street.