Celebrating 119 Years of Dr. Seuss!

By Ericka Saira Serrano | March 10 2023 | Children'sGeneral

On March 2, 1904, our favorite Pisces was born! Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is the mastermind behind classic tales, such as The Cat in the Hat; Oh, The Places You’ll Go; The Lorax; and the word nerd!

We love Dr. Seuss around here. To help you celebrate, keep reading for direct links to all things Dr. Seuss:

Interested in reading more on Dr. Seuss? Our Education team’s compiled a newsletter with further reading, classroom resources, character highlights, and more. Click here to be directed to that newsletter and here to be directed to the elementary education website for more action items!

THEODOR SEUSS GEISEL–aka Dr. Seuss–is one of the most beloved children’s book authors of all time. From The Cat in the Hat to Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, his iconic characters, stories, and art style have been a lasting influence on generations of children and adults. The books he wrote and illustrated under the name Dr. Seuss (and others that he wrote but did not illustrate, including some under the pseudonyms Theo. LeSieg and Rosetta Stone) have been translated into thirty languages. Hundreds of millions of copies have found their way into homes and hearts around the world. Dr. Seuss’s long list of awards includes Caldecott Honors for McElligot’s Pool, If I Ran the Zoo, and Bartholomew and the Oobleck, the Pulitzer Prize, and eight honorary doctorates. Works based on his original stories have won three Oscars, three Emmys, three Grammys, and a Peabody. To learn more about Dr. Seuss’s life and books–and for fun games and activities–visit Seussville.com!