Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel: A Biography

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Da Capo Press, Jun 16, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
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The definitive biography of the beloved children's author re-released in celebration of the new musical "Seussical."
  

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

It took me forever to read the last 10 pages because I didn't want him to be gone. It's hard to read through that many tears. :-) Read full review

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User Review  - Virginia - Goodreads

This written like a typical biography . . . this happened then this happened, but I learned a lot about Geisel's writing process and why all the Beginner Books look like a Dr. Seuss book. Read full review

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Contents

Prologue
Springfield 19151921
16
Dartmouth 19211925
25
Oxford 19251926
38
Helen Palmer Geisel 19271928
55
New York 19281935
66
Mulberry Street 19361938
78
Horton Hatches the Egg 19381940
89
Green Eggs and Ham 19601963
168
Fox in Socks 19641967
180
The Lorax 19671971
196
Audrey Stone Geisel 19711974
212
Can Read with My Eyes Shut 19751980
226
The Butter Battle Book 19811984
243
Youre Only Old Once 19851986
260
Oh the Places Youll Go 19871991
272

Hollywood 19461950
117
The 5000 Fingers of Dr T 19511953
130
La Jolla 19531955
139
The Cat in the Hat 19551960
152
Epilogue
288
Index
336
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California journalists Judith and Neil Morgan have written articles together for National Geographic and other magazines. Neilís eleven books include Westward Tilt and The California Syndrome; Judithís first book, California, with Dewitt Jones, appeared in 1989. California journalists Judith and Neil Morgan have written articles together for National Geographic and other magazines. Neilís eleven books include Westward Tilt and The California Syndrome; Judithís first book, California, with Dewitt Jones, appeared in 1989.

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