Download e-book for kindle: Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an by Brian Jay Jones

By Brian Jay Jones

ISBN-10: 1524742783

ISBN-13: 9781524742782

The definitive, interesting, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss is a vintage American icon. His paintings has outlined our childhoods and the childhoods of our personal childrens. greater than twenty-five years after his demise, his books proceed to discover new readers, now grossing over part one billion money in revenues. His whimsical illustrations and foolish, basic rhymes are undying favorites simply because, with no trouble, he makes us chortle.

Theodor Geisel, besides the fact that, led a lifestyles that is going a lot deeper than the prolific and liked kid's booklet writer. in truth, the attract and fascination of Dr. Seuss starts with this moment, extra radical facet. He had a winning occupation as a political cartoonist, and his political leanings could be felt all through his books--remember the environmentalist of The Lorax? Geisel used to be a sophisticated guy, who brought generations to the wonders of studying whereas educating children approximately empathy and the way to regard others good.

Coming correct off the heels of a number of books-of-the-month- and year-winner GEORGE LUCAS and the bestselling JIM HENSON, Brian is instantly constructing a name as a grasp biographer of the artistic geniuses of our time.

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