Famous children's book author Dr. Seuss was born March 2, 1904, and his fans celebrate his birthday annually. View this list to learn ways your family can join in the celebration. You'll find information on local events, as well as activities that you can participate in at home.
Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, wrote 44 books for children. Hundreds of millions of copies of his books have been sold. Through fanciful plotlines and whimsical rhymes, his stories have been educating and entertaining children since the publication of his first book, "And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street," in 1937.
Dr. Seuss passed away in 1991, but his legacy lives on through the characters he created and in the hearts and minds of the readers who love his stories. Together with your children, take his birthday as an opportunity to celebrate his life and works. Check out this list for five suggestions of Dr. Seuss events and activities in which Central Illinois residents can take part.