What is a summary of the book, Dr.Seuss and Mr.Geisel by Judith Morgan and Neil Morgan?  I would like something simple with easy words and not too difficult to comprehend. I need only 5-7...

What is a summary of the book, Dr.Seuss and Mr.Geisel by Judith Morgan and Neil Morgan?

 

I would like something simple with easy words and not too difficult to comprehend. I need only 5-7 sentences. Thank you.

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Karen P.L. Hardison | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

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The following is a simple, short summary of Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel (Theodore Seuss Geisel) from which you can construct an original and appropriate summary for yourself matching the 5 - 7 sentence requirement. Since Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel is a biography, there is no plot or other fiction format elements like rising action, climax, etc. to summarize.

 

Dr. Seuss and Mr. Geisel is a biography of the life of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, the teller of rhymed stories for young children. The story of his life starts in Springfield, Massachusetts where he lived with his German immigrant parents during World War I. After surviving the difficulties of the war, Geisel went on to be educated at Dartmouth College and then at England's famous Oxford University which bored him. Afterward he worked as a writer and artist for magazines and then for an advertising firm, giving up his first plan to be a college professor. One day he was presented the challenge of turning a list of 225 school words into an enjoyable book that would keep young children reading. From the list, The Cat in the Hat was born. Geisel continued to write and illustrate 44 children's books until his death September 24, 1991. His wife died before him and he had remarried.

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