On March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts, the doctor of happy childhood was born.
Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr Seuss, published over 60 children’s books. Most of them he both wrote and illustrated. They were translated to 17 languages, and sold over 650 million copies in 95 countries.
As much as 16 of his books are on an influential list of top 100 best selling children’s books that was compiled by Publishers Weekly in 2001.
Green Eggs and Ham is his most popular book ever. First published in 1960, it sold over 8 million copies worldwide by 2001.
Besides Green Eggs, you’ve probably read The Cat in the Hat, If I Ran the Zoo, or How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The anniversary of Dr Seuss’ birth is a great opportunity to explore his other books – and this time discover them for both you and your children.
Take a look at a visual that has just been released by The Sun. It lists Dr Seuss children’s books chronologically, together with interesting facts, and accompanied by info about most popular movie adaptations.
By the way, did you know that a never before published Dr. Seuss book about creating and looking at art is going to be released in September 2019? Entitled Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum the book is created by acclaimed illustrator Andrew Joyner, and inspired by Dr. Seuss sketches discovered in 2013.
Are you hungry for more Dr Seuss visuals? Make sure to explore these two infographics:
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Via The Sun.
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