Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss
All of these years I’ve been saying it wrong. According to the Random House website on Seuss, "If you want to pronounce the name the way his [Dr.Seuss] family did, say ‘Zoice’, not ‘Soose.’ Seuss is a Bavarian name, and was his mother’s maiden name." Who knew?
This week we celebrate the birth of the famous Dr. Seuss, born as Theodor Seuss Geisel on March 2, 1904. I remember his rhyming tale Hop on Pop being the first book I ever read. His books continue to be first reads for many of our children and grandchildren. His quirky illustrations and nonsensical rhymes make his 46 published works timeless.
At the Canton Free Library, we have an entire bin filled with Seuss books. We invite you to check out your favorites, and to pick up his stories that have been made into popular films, such as The Lorax and Horton Hears a Who.