Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as the beloved Dr. Seuss, was born in 1904 on Howard Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. Ted's father, Theodor Robert, and grandfather were brewmasters in the city. His mother, Henrietta Seuss Geisel, often soothed her children to sleep by "chanting" rhymes remembered from her youth. Ted credited his mother with both his ability and desire to create the rhymes for which he became so well known.
Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in 1904 in Massachusetts. He published his first children's book, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” under the name of Dr. Seuss in 1937. He has since become a world renowned children's author.
Throughout his career, cartoonist and writer Dr. Seuss published over 60 books. His children's books like 'The Cat in the Hat' and 'Green Eggs and Ham' were some of his most famous works.