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Some fun facts about Dr. Seuss...
-Dr. Seuss real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel.
-He was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield Massachusetts.
-Dr. Seuss wasn’t really a doctor.
-Dr. Seuss used Dr. as part of his name because his father always wanted him to be a doctor.
-Dr. Seuss was an author, poet, screenwriter, illustrator, film producer, television producer, songwriter, animator and visual artist.
-Before writing children’s books Dr. Seuss wrote advertisements for General Electric, Standard Oil, NBC and other companies.
-Dr. Seuss is credited for the first person using the word Nerd. He used the word in his book If I Ran the Zoo in 1950.
-Dr. Seuss did not have any children of his own.
-Dr. Seuss once said that the character the Grinch is based on himself!
-The book Green Eggs and Ham only contains 50 different words. He wrote the book based on a bet. A publisher bet him that he couldn’t write a book using few words. Dr. Seuss won the bet!
-His children’s books have been translated in over 15 languages.
-Dr. Seuss died on September 24, 1991.
Source: Kidsplayandcreate. "Dr. Seuss Facts and Quotes for Kids." Fun Activities for Kids. Kids Play and Create, 07 June 2016. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.