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

Label
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
Creator
Author
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
Summary
A full-scale portrait of Theodor Geisel, best known as American icon Dr. Seuss, shares insights into his successful early career as a radical political cartoonist and the complicated genius that informed his beliefs on such subjects as empathy and environmentalism
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776017
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Brian Jay
Dewey number
  • 813/.52
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3513.E2
LC item number
Z687 2019b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Geisel, Theodor Seuss
  • Seuss
  • Illustrators
  • Authors, American
  • Large print books
Target audience
adult
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Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination
Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065759826
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
795 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432867867
Lccn
2019016075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1096216002
Label
Becoming Dr. Seuss : Theodor Geisel and the making of an American imagination, Brian Jay Jones
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000065759826
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
795 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432867867
Lccn
2019016075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1096216002

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