Happy Birthday to Theodore Geisel! And I don't have thanks enough to give for all of the enjoyment his work has brought, and will continue to bring to every child and adult. He was fabulous and unique.
The NEA's Read Across America is such a wonderful program to honor his memory!
I have such fond memories of being read to as a child. I believe our mother's love of the written word helped instill in all of us our love of books and reading. When I grew up, I purchased my own copy of many of the very same books we had borrowed from the library.
I have been able to find a few Dr. Seuss books over the years:
I hope to find more - but I'm being kind of picky about which copies I want:
I don't have first editions or anything, but I do like these nice, older Book Club Editions:
His books ( and even the animated versions) will live forever - aren't we lucky that's so?