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17 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Seuss

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Over the course of his life, beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss published 60 books, many of which hold a special place in the hearts of young and old readers alike – books like Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. While you may already know some interesting facts about Dr. Seuss, such as that his real name is Theodor Seuss Geisel, what you may not know is how he got his pen name. It might surprise you to learn that his decision to publish under the name Dr. Seuss was the result of college drinking.  

These Dr. Seuss facts will give you an in-depth look at this prolific author and leave you wondering just who is Dr. Seuss. So go forth and read this list because, in the words of the great author, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

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