Dr. Seuss Trivia Answers (by: Ms Debbie)
How well did you do on the Dr. Seuss Trivia? Did you get all the answers right?
Here are some fun facts about Dr. Seuss you may not know!
- Dr. Seuss wrote and illustrated 45 books.
- Dr. Seuss wrote his first book 1931 which involved the ABC’s of creatures, but his first published book happened in 1937 which was “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street”.
- Dr. Seuss’s publisher bet him he couldn’t write a book with 50 or less words. With that challenge accepted, Dr. Seuss published “Green Eggs and Ham” in 1960.
- Dr. Seuss won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for his established body of works. Officially, he won the award for “his special contribution over nearly half a century to the education and enjoyment of America’s children and their parents.”
- I think it’s safe to say, the book “The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins” was inspiration from Dr. Seuss’s collection of hats. He had a collection of hundreds of hats and when he needed inspiration for a book, he would put on a hat and the thoughts would start flowing.
There are so many more interesting facts about Dr. Seuss, take a look online to read more.