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Hannah Kiper Jennifer Jones ED-230 October 19, 2014 (Dr. Seuss Digital Image) Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a well-known children’s book author and illustrator. His books are used in several classrooms today. His books are known and used for their uniqueness compared to other books and the rhyming that takes place in nearly all of them. Dr. Seuss was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, as Theodor Seuss Geisel in 1904 ("All About Dr. Seuss.", Dr. Seuss National Memorial). Dr. Seuss was called Ted. His mother used to put him to sleep by saying different rhymes. Dr. Seuss National Memorial states, “Ted credited his mother with both his ability and desire to create rhymes for which he became so well known ("All About Dr. Seuss.", Dr. Seuss National Memorial).” Dr. Seuss has a very unique style of writing and illustrating. He is most known for his children’s books that rhyme. Although he is most famous for these books, he also uses alliterations and onamonapias. He uses these writing styles and tools to keep children interested in his work. These writing styles also draw in adult readers, because they offer several teaching strategies for us to use with children. . His books are used to teach rhyming, poetry, sounds, and reading. His many books mainly fall into the picture book and poetry genres. He is a very talented author and illustrator. Throughout Dr. Seuss’ life time, he wrote and illustrated 44 children’s books ("All About Dr. Seuss.",Dr. Seuss National Memorial).

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