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Songs from Dr. Seuss

"Read Across America Day"

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Dr Seuss Holds 'The Cat In The Hat'
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Every March we celebrate "Read Across America Day" which also coincides with the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel. Geisel was born on March 2,1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Popularly known as Dr. Seuss, he began his career as a cartoonist before becoming a children's book author and illustrator.

The first book he published was And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, followed by The Cat in the Hat and other favorites like Green Eggs and Ham, Fox in Socks, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. His books sold millions of copies worldwide and has been translated into different languages. Some of his books were also adapted for television and film.

Dr. Seuss won several awards including the highly-regarded Pulitzer Prize. He passed away on September 24, 1991.

Here are several music resources relating to Dr. Seuss:

  • Watch this Youtube video of Seussical the Musical
  • Visit The Grinch Song webpage
  • Lyrics of "The Diffendoofer Song"
  • Lyrics of "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch"
  • Samples from the album Dr. Seuss Presents: Green Eggs & Ham
  • Samples from the album Dr. Seuss Presents: Fox in Sox
  • Samples from Rhapsody.Com
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