My Favorite Stories From The Hat, Sam I Am Who Does Not Like Green Eggs And Ham,

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My favorite stories from when I was young consisted of iconic characters such as The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am who does not like green eggs and ham, the Grinch and his dog and many more. These characters are the basis of what shaped my childhood and my now love of reading. The man behind these fictional characters is Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. He had such a way with words that reached not only his target audience of children, but became a phenomenon across the country with adults as well. Quickly, these tales of characters have captured the hearts of many people and will be passed along for many generations to come. Dr. Seuss keeps children entertained while also educating them through the messages he uses and the creativity he inspires. Theodor Seuss Geisel, the author some of the most entertaining and creative children’s stories ever written, went by a different name: Dr. Seuss. He, jokingly, wanted to save his given name for the Great American Novel he had planned on writing, but never got around to it (Morgan). However, the real story on how he got his iconic name was much different. While he was studying at Dartmouth, he and some friends were caught throwing a party that broke the current prohibition laws. Instead of being suspended, he was no longer able to write for the school’s humor magazine, Jack-O-Lantern. Not wanting to give this up, he decided to write under a pseudonym. He tried many other names such as L. Pasteur, D. G. Rossetti ’25,

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