The Resource Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones

Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones

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Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Title
Becoming Dr. Seuss
Title remainder
Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Statement of responsibility
Brian Jay Jones
Title variation
Becoming Doctor Seuss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. His work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. More than twenty-five years after his death, his books continue to find new readers, now grossing over half a billion dollars in sales. His whimsical illustrations and silly, simple rhymes are timeless favorites because, quite simply, he makes us laugh. Theodor Geisel, however, led a life that goes much deeper than the prolific and beloved children's book author. In fact, the allure and fascination of Dr. Seuss begins with this second, more radical side. He had a successful career as a political cartoonist, and his political leanings can be felt throughout his books--remember the environmentalist of The Lorax? Geisel was a complicated man, who introduced generations to the wonders of reading while teaching young people about empathy and how to treat others well."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Brian Jay
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seuss
  • Authors, American
  • Illustrators
Target audience
adult
Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9781524742782
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 472901
  • (HPL)329067
  • 472901
Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
483 pages
Isbn
9781524742782
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 472901
  • (HPL)329067
  • 472901

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