Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! We've all read his books so we might as well wish him a 108th birthday! If he were still alive that is. But even though he's passed on he still continues to inspire our children with his books!
Here's some fun facts about this awesome guy!
- His real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel!
Besides his famous books, his works have provided the source for eleven children's television specials, a Broadway musical and multiple movies.
Originally Dr. Seuss said the correct pronunciation of “Seuss” rhymes with “voice.” He later changed it to rhyme with “goose,” as it was how most people pronounced it.
It's said he coined the word “nerd.” The first recorded instance of the word “nerd” is said to be in Seuss’ 1950 book, If I Ran the Zoo.
Dr. Seuss considered his greatest achievement to be killing off the Dick and Jane books, which he said weren’t challenging enough for children, and were boring.
He also wrote under the pen names Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone.
Pretty cool guy, hey? For more facts head on over to this article.
Have an amazing day and I'll talk to you soon!