The life of dr seuss: a biography of theodor seuss geisel just for kids paperback – july 4, theodor geisel: a portrait of the man who became dr seuss (lives and legacies series) the life of dr seuss: a biography of theodor seuss geisel just for kids set up a giveaway. Theodore seuss geisel is the author of more than 60 children’s books he illustrated successful advertising campaigns and hundreds of political cartoons he won three academy awards and a pulitzer prize for a “lifetime of contribution to children’s literature.
Introduction/foreword in addition to visual art, secret art provides more personal insight into the life of theodor geisel the book opens with a very short introductory letter by geisel's widow, audrey geisel , titled a personal note about theodor seuss geisel, as well as an introduction by maurice sendak , both of which relate anecdotal tales of geisel's work ethic and artistic vision.
Instead of the same ole dull “dick and jane” books john hersey was the first to suggest dr seuss as a potential author of instructional schoolbooks for young readers (pease 2010) ted came through and helped to make reading fun and interesting again. Indeed, what walt disney was to entertainment, theodor seuss geisel was to art and literature “ indeed, what walt disney was to entertainment, theodor seuss geisel was to art and literature ted settled on a visual vernacular early in his life that proved to be a powerful vehicle from which to deliver artistically driven media.
Theodor seuss geisel was born on march 2, 1904, in springfield, massachusetts the town was booming, with several large manufacturing companies and a thriving population of german immigrants ted’s grandfather and father owned a successful brewery, and the future dr seuss grew up in the midst of a bustling, prosperous extended family. The seuss, the whole seuss and nothing but the seuss: a visual biography of theodor seuss geisel random house books for young readers isbn 0-375-82248-8 oclc 53075980 fensch, thomas (ed) (1997) of sneetches and whos and the good dr seuss: essays on the writings and life of theodor geisel mcfarland & company isbn 0-7864-0388-8. Theodor seuss ted geisel (/ ˈ s uː s ˈ ɡ aɪ z əl / ( listen) march 2, 1904 – september 24, 1991) was an american children's author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, screenwriter, filmmaker, and artist, best known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name dr seuss (/ s uː s /.
The secret art of dr seuss (isbn 0-679-43448-8) is a collection of visual art created by theodor seuss geisel, better known as dr seuss it was published in 1995 by random house of new york contents[show] contents of the book visual art the bulk of this collection consists of painting and. Theodor seuss geisel, best known as dr seuss, died on september 24, 1991, at the age of 87, in la jolla, california in 1997, the art of dr seuss project was launched today, limited-edition prints and sculptures of geisel's artworks can be found at galleries alongside the works of rembrandt , picasso and miro.
Dr seuss, pseudonym of theodor seuss geisel, (born march 2, 1904, springfield, massachusetts, us—died september 24, 1991, la jolla, california), american writer and illustrator of immensely popular children’s books, which were noted for their nonsense words, playful rhymes, and unusual creatures. Theodor seuss geisel was born in 1904 he is better known as dr seuss, one of the most beloved children’s authors of the twentieth century although he is most famous as an author of children’s books, geisel was also a political cartoonist, advertisement designer, and film director. Theodor seuss geisel was born on march 2, 1904, in springfield, massachusetts to henrietta seuss and theodor robert geisel he had two sisters, marnie and henrietta henrietta died of pneumonia at 18 months old.