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Theodore Geisel (1904)close

Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was an author and illustrator of children's books that are known for their zany humor and verse, catchy phrases, and whimsical illustrations. His books include The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and Oh, the Places You'll Go.

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