Dr. Seuss''s well-known and well-loved The Lorax is as timely
now as it was when it was first published in 1971—perhaps even more
so. This bestselling ecological warning is now available in an
elaborate pop-up book, published in conjunction with the release of
The Lorax feature film on March 2, 2012—Ted Geisel''s
David Carter has transformed Seuss''s powerful message and has
brought to life the Lorax, the Bar-ba-loots, the Truffula Tree
Tufts—and more—in eight dynamic pop-up spreads.
Theodor Seuss Geisel - better known to
millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss is quite simply
the most beloved children’s book author in the world.
Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children,
Dr. Seuss charmed his way into the consciousness
of four generations of youngsters and parents. In the process, he
helped millions of kids learn to read.
Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts,
on March 2, 1904. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1925,
he went to Oxford University, intending to acquire a doctorate in
Geisel published his first children''s book, And to Think That I
Saw It on Mulberry Street, in 1937, after 27 publishers rejected
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1984, an Academy Award, three
Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards, and three Caldecott Honors,
Geisel wrote and illustrated 44 books. While Theodor Geisel died on
September 24, 1991, Dr. Seuss lives on, inspiring generations of
children of all ages to explore the joys of reading.