Dr. Seuss | Children’s Author

Dr. Seuss | Children’s Author

Name Dr. Seuss
Profession Children’s Author
Date of Birth 1904-03-02
Place of Birth Springfield, MA
Age 87 yrs
Death Date 1991-09-24
Birth Sign Pisces

About Dr. Seuss

American author and cartoonist who wrote 46 immortal children’s books under the pen name of Dr. Seuss. His most notable works include The Cat in the Hat (1957), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957), and Green Eggs and Ham (1960). 

Early Life Experience of Dr. Seuss

He was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his early adulthood, he attended Dartmouth College, where he became the editor-in-chief of the school’s humor magazine, the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern. 

Trivia Info

He drew over 400 political cartoons for leftist New York newspapers during WWII that criticized Hitler as well as Charles Lindbergh. 

Family Life and Relationship

He left Lincoln College, Oxford before receiving his PhD in English literature, having met his future wife and fellow children’s author, Helen Palmer, who convinced him to pursue a career in illustration. During his marriage, he had an affair with Audrey Stone Dimond, who became his second wife following Helen Palmer Geisel’s 1967 suicide. 

Close Associates

In 2008, Geisel’s induction into the California Hall of Fame was announced by Arnold Schwarzenegger. 

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss

Name Dr. Seuss
Profession Children’s Author
Date of Birth 1904-03-02
Place of Birth Springfield, MA
Age 87 yrs
Death Date 1991-09-24
Birth Sign Pisces

About Dr. Seuss

American author and cartoonist who wrote 46 immortal children’s books under the pen name of Dr. Seuss. His most notable works include The Cat in the Hat (1957), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957), and Green Eggs and Ham (1960).

Early Life Experience of Dr. Seuss

He was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his early adulthood, he attended Dartmouth College, where he became the editor-in-chief of the school’s humor magazine, the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern.

Trivia Info

He drew over 400 political cartoons for leftist New York newspapers during WWII that criticized Hitler as well as Charles Lindbergh.

Family Life and Relationship

He left Lincoln College, Oxford before receiving his PhD in English literature, having met his future wife and fellow children’s author, Helen Palmer, who convinced him to pursue a career in illustration. During his marriage, he had an affair with Audrey Stone Dimond, who became his second wife following Helen Palmer Geisel’s 1967 suicide.

Close Associates

In 2008, Geisel’s induction into the California Hall of Fame was announced by Arnold Schwarzenegger.