Dr Suess Books
"Theo Geisel" redirects here. For the physicist, see Theo Geisel (physicist).
Theodor Seuss Geisel surrounded by his literary works. He holds one of his most popular, The Cat in the Hat.
Born Theodor Seuss Geisel
March 2, 1904
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died September 24, 1991 (aged 87)
La Jolla, California, U.S.
Pen name Dr. Seuss, Theo LeSieg, Rosetta Stone, Theophrastus Seuss
Occupation Writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, artist
Genres Children's literature
Notable work(s) Horton Hears a Who! (1954)
The Cat in the Hat (1957)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957)
Green Eggs and Ham (1960)
The Lorax (1971)
Spouse(s) Helen Palmer Geisel (1927–1967)
Audrey Stone Dimond (1968–1991)
Theodor Seuss Geisel ( /ˈɡaɪzəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, poet, 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.