“And will you succeed?
Yes indeed, yes indeed!
Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent
*Theodor Seuss Geisel
Born: March 2, 1904 Springfield, Massachusetts
Died: September 24, 1991 (aged 87) San Diego, California
An American writer and cartoonist most widely known for his children’s books written under the pen names Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg and, in one case, Rosetta Stone. He published 44 children’s books, which were often characterized by imaginative characters, rhyme, and frequent use of trisyllabic meter. His most celebrated books include the bestselling Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who!, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.