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The Cat in the Hat is a 1957 children’s book written and illustrated
by the American author Theodore Geisel, using the
pen name Dr.
Seuss
.

The book was met with immediate critical and commercial success.

Reviewers praised it as an exciting alternative to traditional primers.

Three years after its debut, the book had already sold over a million
copies, and in 2001, Publishers Weekly listed the book at number

nine on its list of best-selling children’s books of all time. It was
adapted into a 1971 animated television special and a 2003 live-
action film
.

 


Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel
(March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991)

 

The Cat in the Hat - Seussville

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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ARE YOU OLD ENOUGH TO REMEMBER?

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Children's Book Authors : BIRTH | Aug. 12–Zerna Sharp (Dick and Jane Books)


Dick and Jane
are the two main characters created by
Zerna Sharp
for a series of
basal readers written by William S. Gray to teach
children to read. The characters first appeared in the
Elson-Gray
Readers
in 1930 and continued in a subsequent series of books
through the final version in 1965. These readers were used in
classrooms in the United States and in other English-speaking
countries for nearly four decades, reaching the height of their
popularity in the 1950s, when 80 percent of first-grade students
in the United States used them.

Zerna Addis Sharp (1889-1981) | WikiTree FREE Family Tree
Zerna Addis Sharp
(August 12, 1889 – June 17, 1981)

Dick and Jane: Story of These Early Readers - America Comes Alive

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

Newspaper Article of the Bombing of Japan in the 1940's | History ...
1945

 

The Watergate Scandal · English grammar exercise (advanced level ...
1974

Pin on aMEriCaN hIsTOry
1969

 

Today in psychedelic history (08/09) - The Psychedelic Experience ...
1995

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RENAISSANCE MAN WAS BORN ON THIS DAY

Herman Melville's Soft Withdrawal | The New Yorker
Herman Melville (born Melvill) (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)


A towering figure in American literature, Herman Melville is the author of
several seafaring tales, including "Billy Budd, Sailor," "Typee," and "Moby
-Dick." He is also famous for shorter works such as "Bartleby, the Scrivener"
and "Benito Cereno."

Before fame, Melville worked as a surveyor for the Erie Canal before taking
a position on the crew of a New York ship headed for Liverpool. Later, he
sailed on the whaling ship Acushnet, an experience that inspired his
masterpiece novel, Moby-Dick.


Moby Dick - Kindle edition by Melville, Herman. Literature ...

Herman Melville is 200, but 'Moby-Dick' is very 2019 (opinion) - CNN

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